02 May 2013, 12:28 PM ET
Tests of the mysterious skeleton, believed by some to be an alien, have so far revealed only human DNA.
02 May 2013, 11:38 AM ET
Scientists have explained how extratropical cyclones, like the one that battered southern Britain in 1987, can produce violent wind gusts called 'sting jets.'
01 May 2013, 04:02 PM ET
In harsh arctic regions, it's very tough to get good data while on the ground. Researchers at the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) use aircraft including unmanned UAV drones and elegant new software modelling to watch changes in ice.
01 May 2013, 11:25 AM ET
MIT Professor Daniela Rus leads an effort to perfect specialized robot designs that anyone could easily adapt and quickly print locally almost anywhere. Currently, it takes years and many resources to produce, program and design a functioning robot.
01 May 2013, 10:12 AM ET
IBM researchers created the world's smallest stop-motion film using a scanning tunneling microscope to precisely place thousands of carbon atoms in nearly 250 frames.
30 April 2013, 10:09 AM ET
This time-lapse movie shows biofilm growth and streamer formation over a period of about 56 hours.
29 April 2013, 12:38 PM ET
Researchers used high-speed video to capture water droplets jumping off the wing of a cicada, as part of its self-cleaning process.
26 April 2013, 04:23 PM ET
The first images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory were beamed back to Earth in the spring of 2010. Three years of observations are compiled, yielding valuable pattern information for understanding our local star.
26 April 2013, 01:48 PM ET
To study why guppies jump, Daphne Soares, a professor at the University of Maryland in College Park, used high-speed cameras to film the leaping fish.
26 April 2013, 10:20 AM ET
'Momoko', a 29-year-old Western Lowland Gorilla, gives birth as the other gorillas at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo look on -- a rare situation that mimics how primates are born in the wild.
26 April 2013, 09:33 AM ET
Take your old cell phone to an ecoATM. The robotic kiosk will analyze your old phone, find it a new home (or recycle the components), determine a value, and offer you cash.
25 April 2013, 02:06 PM ET
MakerBot was in full force at the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo where they demonstrated the range of playful and purposeful objects that can be made with 3D printers like MakerBots'.
25 April 2013, 01:32 PM ET
How do you upchuck if there is no up or down? ISS commander Chris Hadfield explains what astronauts do if they have to vomit.
25 April 2013, 01:17 PM ET
This video shows humpback whales feeding in the Gulf of Maine, using a technique called lobtail feeding that has been shown to be socially learned.
23 April 2013, 04:35 PM ET
US scientists have created an artificial ear using 3D printing technology and living cells. The ear looks and behaves like a real ear and offers hope to children born with ear deformities.
23 April 2013, 02:47 PM ET
Paper printers have paper scanners, so why shouldn't 3D printers have 3D scanners? Bolton Works, who specialize in digitizing physical objects into files that can be used in 3D printing and reverse engineering, demonstrated how they work.
23 April 2013, 02:24 PM ET
The French government's ProBio3 co-project with industry seeks to make a new straw-based fuel that mixes 50/50 with kerosene. Other bio-mass sources can yield quality hydro processed oils for this use as well.
23 April 2013, 11:44 AM ET
Plastic bottles waste energy and don’t breakdown in landfills. But they can provide a matrix for papyrus plants, which in turn filter water of endangered African lakes, keeping them clean and clear of sludge.
22 April 2013, 04:07 PM ET
When humans watched video of a robot dinosaur being abused, it elicited the same emotions as seeing a video of humans being abused.
22 April 2013, 03:08 PM ET
Researchers in South Korea showed how a live turtle could be steered much like a remote-controlled toy car. The large attachment on the turtle’s back could be swung around to block its view, simulating obstacles and prompting it to turn.
19 April 2013, 04:45 PM ET
If you focus very carefully on the blinking red dot in the center of the spinning circle, you will notice something strange: the yellow dots disappear.
18 April 2013, 01:53 PM ET
A planetary system 1200 light years from Earth may contain two worlds entirely covered by global oceans. Kepler 62e and 62f are in the habitable zone of a roughly Sun-like star. Each planet is slightly larger than Earth.
18 April 2013, 10:58 AM ET
Chile’s Villarrica volcano emits what is called infrasound in a continuous, monotonic tone at about .65 Hertz. Here, researcher Jeff Johnson of Boise State University sped up the tone 240 times to human hearing range.
18 April 2013, 09:14 AM ET
Amateur video captures the moment at a fertilizer plant on fire explodes, killing several people and injuring more than 100 people.
17 April 2013, 01:59 PM ET
Human sperm (and horse sperm) trace a corkscrew course as they navigate, UCLA researchers observed with a new lens-less camera. But just why sperm do this is still a mystery.