Behind the Scenes Archive
12 February 2010, 08:57 AM ET
New imagery of the sun is revealing the complex dynamics of its surface and corona.
10 February 2010, 09:33 AM ET
Andrew DeWoody uses DNA to study the lives of eagles.
05 February 2010, 06:54 AM ET
An astronomer at Lowell Observatory studies how stars form in tiny, "dwarf" galaxies, which may provide insight into the birth of the first starts after the Big Bang.
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.