ScienceLives Archive
22 November 2010, 09:22 AM ET
Social interaction allows kids to pick up math and science skills, a brain researcher says
12 November 2010, 11:14 AM ET
This researcher enjoys flintknapping and built his own apartment lab space so that he could blast music while working
08 November 2010, 03:21 AM ET
A computer modeler investigates the different forces acting on global environmental problems
29 October 2010, 04:20 AM ET
A researcher's day job involves tracking the smallest and fastest particles ever seen.
22 October 2010, 03:57 AM ET
An engineer investigates electric signals given off by dividing cancer cells
15 October 2010, 02:19 AM ET
A market designer finds the best systems for everything from organ donation to high school assignments.
08 October 2010, 05:52 AM ET
A microbiologist tries to learn bioenergy efficiency from leafcutter ants that farm fungus.
01 October 2010, 10:46 AM ET
Karen O’Neil's scientific career began with a bang as a young child.
24 September 2010, 09:53 AM ET
A meteorologist aims to better predict the weather to make travel safer and boost wind energy.
16 September 2010, 07:00 AM ET
A neuroscientist studies how humans and primates sense inequality.
09 September 2010, 12:27 PM ET
Quantum jumps create a blinking state that may allow researchers to image cancer cells or viral infections.
02 September 2010, 10:30 AM ET
A researcher looks to plant photosynthesis as inspiration to harness the power of the sun.
26 August 2010, 07:19 AM ET
Engineer Kathleen Sienko investigates ways for people with trouble balancing to navigate the world using sensory augmentation.
19 August 2010, 06:09 AM ET
Jonathan Hickman uses his creative approach to science to study ecology.
12 August 2010, 12:23 PM ET
Gummy mucilage found within prickly pear cactus could help purify water.
05 August 2010, 06:09 AM ET
Jeremy Boyce studies mineral apatite to learn more about the magmatic processes of volcanoes.
29 July 2010, 05:38 AM ET
An experimental psychologist studies all forms of motion sickness, including cybersickness – a phenomenon that occurs in virtual reality environments such as those displayed by 3D movies.
22 July 2010, 05:38 AM ET
Kathryn Johnson explores how to maximize the energy of wind turbines, making them more efficient and cost-effective.
14 July 2010, 12:16 PM ET
TRX navigation technology picks up where GPS leaves off – safeguarding personnel indoors, underground, and in other GPS-denied areas.
12 July 2010, 12:40 PM ET
An environmental engineer harnesses microbes in fuel cells that can create clean water and sustainable energy.
01 July 2010, 09:38 AM ET
David Reznick studies guppy populations to answer questions about evolution and the environment.
23 June 2010, 09:48 AM ET
A geology scientist seeks to understand how faults slip and the landscape is sculpted.
17 June 2010, 11:19 AM ET
Eric Williams takes on the challenge of global e-waste.
10 June 2010, 04:59 PM ET
Itai Cohen studies all kinds of motion, from hovering flies to darting atomic particles.
02 June 2010, 08:49 AM ET
Ed Boyden studies the control mechanism behind neural circuits in order to understand how cognition and emotion arise.
27 May 2010, 05:27 AM ET
Tony Goldberg tracks infectious diseases, including West Nile virus.
19 May 2010, 09:21 AM ET
Gary Wells is an expert in scientific psychology and eyewitness memory.
12 May 2010, 12:06 PM ET
Dan Kahan studies how group values shape perceptions of risks and benefits.
05 May 2010, 10:42 AM ET
Andrew Freed recently returned from Haiti, where he has been studying the stresses in Earth's crust before, during and after the earthquake.
29 April 2010, 04:43 AM ET
Zooniverse projects studies effects of galaxy mergers with help from citizen scientists.
21 April 2010, 11:10 AM ET
How pheromones influence songbird mating could shed light on how humans find the perfect mate.
14 April 2010, 12:20 PM ET
Nanoscientist helps create exhibit at Disney World to teach kids about science.
07 April 2010, 09:12 AM ET
Artificial cells used to investigate important biological processes.
31 March 2010, 11:46 AM ET
Bread mold genes could help scientists better understand the human biological clock.
24 March 2010, 11:19 AM ET
Marc Edwards has devoted his career to finding potential hazards in the U.S. water supply.
17 March 2010, 10:07 AM ET
Climate scientist who proposed cloud whitening also writes plays, poems.