ScienceLives Archive
16 September 2011, 12:08 PM ET
Mary Haskett is taking the lessons learned from designing and deploying large biometric systems for foreign governments to bring low-cost, easy-to-use biometric matching to everybody, through her company Tactical Information Systems.
15 September 2011, 03:19 PM ET
Mona S. Jhaveri founded her own company, Foligo Therapeutics, Inc., to develop molecular-based therapeutics and "companion" diagnostics for the treatment of ovarian cancer and other cancers.
13 September 2011, 09:34 AM ET
Jeanette Hill is the founder of Spot On Sciences, which is developing HemaSpot, a device to take a blood sample using a finger stick that is easy enough to use at home.
08 September 2011, 11:20 AM ET
Nicole Garbarini, scientist and AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow, takes her scientific experience beyond the lab.
01 September 2011, 10:42 AM ET
Jennifer Lerner’s academic success began as a search for an answer to a personal question as an undergraduate student.
25 August 2011, 03:35 PM ET
György Buzsáki focuses on how neuronal circuitries of the brain support its cognitive capacities.
18 August 2011, 03:20 PM ET
Sandi Copeland investigates early humans' search for food and mates using traces left in fossil teeth and modern wild plant foods.
11 August 2011, 02:43 PM ET
Michael Kessler is developing biorenewable plastics and self-healing composites, to reduce our dependence on petroleum and advance materials science for improved products.
04 August 2011, 11:17 AM ET
Naomi Oreskes studies the history of science and describes its value.
04 August 2011, 10:02 AM ET
Naomi Oreskes studies the history of science and describes its value.
28 July 2011, 01:09 PM ET
Salman Hameed investigates the roles and reception of science in Muslim societies.
27 July 2011, 03:41 PM ET
Salman Hameed investigates the roles and reception of science in Muslim societies.
21 July 2011, 02:00 PM ET
Laura McGinnis works at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center as a manager of education, outreach and training.
21 July 2011, 01:48 PM ET
Laura McGinnis works at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center as a manager of education, outreach and training.
14 July 2011, 11:44 AM ET
Steven Clark studies how eyewitnesses make decisions based on imperfect information, and how this affects criminal trials.
14 July 2011, 09:07 AM ET
Steven Clark studies how eyewitnesses make decisions based on imperfect information, and how this affects criminal trials.
07 July 2011, 11:39 AM ET
Gregory Scott Jones is a science writer at the National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) where he writes about Kraken, the eighth fastest supercomputer in the world.
07 July 2011, 08:46 AM ET
Gregory Scott Jones is a science writer at the National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) where he writes about Kraken, the eighth fastest supercomputer in the world.
30 June 2011, 03:10 PM ET
Clifford Nass investigates how to make rescue robots more "user-friendly"
30 June 2011, 09:21 AM ET
Clifford Nass investigates how to make rescue robots more “user-friendly.”
23 June 2011, 02:58 PM ET
Adventure and research meet as Robert Walker journeys throughout the Amazon to learn about the loss of tropical forests.
23 June 2011, 09:41 AM ET
Adventure and research meet as Robert Walker journeys throughout the Amazon to learn about the loss of tropical forests.
20 June 2011, 08:21 AM ET
Studying ice cores shows how ancient ice contains records of Earth’s past climate. Over 400,000 years, levels of carbon dioxide have risen and fallen, varying from colder in the Ice Ages to warmer in interglacial periods.
16 June 2011, 03:41 PM ET
Richard Alley studies glaciers and ice sheets to learn how the climate works and whether melting ice will flood our coasts.
16 June 2011, 03:19 PM ET
Richard Alley studies glaciers and ice sheets to learn how the climate works and whether melting ice will flood our coasts.
09 June 2011, 04:30 PM ET
Marla Spivak's honeybee research has ecological and human health benefits.
02 June 2011, 06:49 PM ET
Jason Clark talks about what it's like to be a researcher
25 May 2011, 09:32 PM ET
Inspired by his great-grandfather’s work at Thomas Edison’s laboratory, Peter Galison asks questions about the complex interaction between the three principal subcultures of twentieth century physics – experimentation, instrumentation and theory.
25 May 2011, 06:28 PM ET
Inspired by his great-grandfather's work at Thomas Edison's laboratory, Peter Galison asks questions about the complex interaction between the three principal subcultures of twentieth century physics — experimentation, instrumentation and theory.
20 May 2011, 01:44 PM ET
Cynthia Beall studies how Tibetans survive the low oxygen of high altitudes
12 May 2011, 05:46 PM ET
Nergis Mavalava studies gravitational waves and what they might reveal
12 May 2011, 01:17 PM ET
Nergis Mavalava studies gravitational waves using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. Although gravitational waves are predicted by Einstein’s theory of general relativity, they are very difficult to observe.
09 May 2011, 04:59 PM ET
Masoud Agah merges MEMS and nanotechnology to develop microsystems for environmental and healthcare applications, including early breast cancer detection.
05 May 2011, 01:52 PM ET
David Anderson and his team developed a software system called BOINC to support "volunteer computing," in which PC owners can donate their computer's idle time to science projects.
28 April 2011, 02:13 PM ET
Boaz Keysar researches how people communicate, negotiate and make decisions
21 April 2011, 01:23 PM ET
National Academy of Sciences President Dr. Ralph Cicerone discusses his excitement at conducting groundbreaking experiments at the frontier of atmospheric chemistry.