Behind the Scenes Archive
29 January 2010, 09:41 AM ET
A study of termites reveals how "worker" insects may have emerged.
22 January 2010, 09:58 AM ET
Human blood contains sent-producing compounds that lure mosquitoes, scientists find
15 January 2010, 09:28 AM ET
Scientists turn to flies to study the roots of aggression
24 December 2009, 04:15 AM ET
Celebrating first women scientists to travel to Antarctica.
18 December 2009, 06:25 AM ET
Celeste Watkins-Hayes is examining how women cope economically with HIV/AIDS.
11 December 2009, 06:15 AM ET
Scientists are learning more about Saturn's moon Titan, including details of its weather and landscape
04 December 2009, 10:35 AM ET
Keyless keyboard invented for carpal tunnel, now used by gamers.
27 November 2009, 04:47 AM ET
Researcher finds evidence of the earliest known horse domestication in Kazakhstan.
20 November 2009, 06:27 AM ET
A wireless "backbone" in the wilderness brings the power of the internet to remote locations.
13 November 2009, 04:28 AM ET
New research on the Joshua Tree and its pollinators suggests that coevolution may be responsible for the wide diversity of insects and plants around the world.
06 November 2009, 04:47 AM ET
Biologist John Longino and his group study ant biodiversity in Central America
30 October 2009, 06:34 AM ET
Maggie Serrato traveled to South Korea to better understand the experiences of women in non-traditional roles.
23 October 2009, 09:36 AM ET
Researchers discovered how the bacteria H. pylori bores through the stomach's mucus lining.
16 October 2009, 06:07 AM ET
New research shows one way sexual reproduction is advantageous over asexual reproduction: it protects against parasites
09 October 2009, 07:44 AM ET
An engineer studies ways to make coastal cities tsunami-resistant
02 October 2009, 03:53 AM ET
Emily Beal travels to the seafloor to learn how deep sea organisms use the sun-less chemical environment to thrive.
25 September 2009, 07:47 AM ET
Autonomous robot finds and responds to chemical spills, potentially saving human lives.
18 September 2009, 05:43 AM ET
A researcher brings online laboratories to high schools
11 September 2009, 11:50 AM ET
Model developed to help track weather on other planets.
04 September 2009, 07:15 AM ET
College students build underwater robots designed to save mock submarines.
28 August 2009, 07:50 AM ET
Genetic engineering used to manipulate microbes to produce biofuels.
21 August 2009, 06:21 AM ET
Weather radar and laser mapping could help warn of impending floods.
14 August 2009, 05:38 AM ET
Robotic mobility and manipulation devices are being crated to assist people with disabilities
07 August 2009, 09:06 AM ET
Researchers learn that cicadas survive on meager nutrition thanks to bacteria inside their cells.
24 July 2009, 04:29 AM ET
A professor extracts Arctic soil and water samples in search of clues to the melting of permafrost, which could be key to global warming.
17 July 2009, 04:48 AM ET
Jessica Meir goes to extreme environments to learn how mammals and birds thrive in conditions that humans cannot tolerate.
10 July 2009, 05:32 AM ET
A chemist is fascinated with seeing atoms and molecules move on a computer screen and using technology to move them himself.
03 July 2009, 05:53 AM ET
Researchers consider the impact of relocating species to new environments to save them from the effects of global warming.
26 June 2009, 04:24 AM ET
Engineers explore using nanoparticles both as a preventative and a treatment for disease.
19 June 2009, 05:56 AM ET
Student scientists get creative in presenting brain science to non-scientists.
12 June 2009, 07:13 AM ET
Bill Stillman leaves a long career as an engineer to go back to school and learn a new field.
05 June 2009, 05:27 AM ET
Catalyst expert Ben Wen has helped develop a new way to convert algae into biodiesel.
29 May 2009, 06:05 AM ET
Input: more leafy vegetation. Output: less rainfall.
22 May 2009, 05:25 AM ET
Instead of helping companies improve manufacturing, Karen Smilowitz uses her experience as an industrial engineer to help non-profits be more effective.
15 May 2009, 05:31 AM ET
I have done work with satellite images to improve groundwater exploration and siting of wells in Nicaragua.
08 May 2009, 07:55 AM ET
A researcher studying how our brains work reveals the visceral environment of a lab.