15 January 2014, 10:34 AM ET
Researchers mounted cameras on falcons to study how these raptors mount aerial attacks to pursue their prey. The footage sheds light on the strategies used by falcons to intercept their targets mid-flight.
14 January 2014, 07:29 PM ET
A new robot can hover, ascend and fly horizontally with remarkably stability thanks to a jellyfish-like design. The robot's four wings are just 3 inches (8 centimeters) long.
14 January 2014, 04:59 PM ET
If one lays a long chain of macaroni in a neat pile in a beaker, pulls an end and releases it, the chain will not only flow to the floor due to gravity but also spontaneously arc upward as it moves.
14 January 2014, 04:54 PM ET
If one lays a long chain of beads in a neat pile in a beaker, pulls an end of the chain and releases it, the chain will not only flow to the floor due to gravity but also spontaneously arc upward as it moves.
10 January 2014, 07:17 PM ET
NASA Associate ISS Program Scientist Tara Ruttley talks about the experiment and other science on the latest Orbital Sciences cargo run.
09 January 2014, 04:28 PM ET
A 2-month-old baby polar bear at Toronto Zoo took his first steps in this video.
09 January 2014, 03:54 PM ET
It's incredibly thin but 100 times stronger than steel while still being flexible. It's transparent, can conduct electricity, can easily be made magnetic, and is cheap to make. This wonder material sounds like fiction, but Graphene is the real deal.
09 January 2014, 10:23 AM ET
Rusto-Oleum's NeverWet can create a water repellant hydrophobic surface when applied correctly.
08 January 2014, 03:29 PM ET
The supermassive singularity at the center of our galaxy (Sgr A*) flares in X-ray radiation every 5 - 10 days. Astronomers swing NASA’s Swift XRT spacecraft to spy on the 4 million solar mass black hole every few days.
08 January 2014, 01:04 PM ET
Scientists in Finland have been studying 2000 children (from 3 different socioeconomic regions in Europe) to try and determine why there is a rise in diabetes in countries with a high standard of living.
08 January 2014, 11:05 AM ET
Astronomers at the Space Telescope Science Institute (StSci) are experimenting with 3D printers to deliver Hubble imagery to the vision impaired. It is also useful as a learning tool for sighted people.
08 January 2014, 10:51 AM ET
Chad Blakley (lightsoverlapland.com) captured the intense northern lights over Abisko National Park in norther Sweden on January 7th, 2014. The powerful Solar x-flare on the same day may deliver auroras even further south by Jan. 9th.
08 January 2014, 10:35 AM ET
For the 1.3 billion people on earth without consistent access to electricity, dirty and sometimes dangerous kerosene lanterns are their only choice for nighttime lighting, which is why Panasonic wants to give away 100,000 solar powered lanterns.
07 January 2014, 03:36 PM ET
An X1-class flare erupted from sunspot AR1944 on Jan. 7th, 2014. A geomagnetic storm may affect Earth, possibly resulting in radio interference, or even electrical blackouts. Earlier in the day, a less powerful M-class flare was recorded as well.
07 January 2014, 03:12 PM ET
Rust-Oleum's new NeverWet water proofing treatment creates a superhydrophobic surface that completely repels water.
07 January 2014, 01:48 PM ET
People watching stormy weather along the Portuguese coast are caught unaware when a large wave crashes over the sea wall, sending them running for safety. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
07 January 2014, 12:52 PM ET
650,000 whales, dolphins and other marine mammals are killed every year by foreign fleets not abiding by American fishing guidelines.
06 January 2014, 07:01 PM ET
Prairie dogs "jump-yip" to check in and make sure their burrow mates are paying attention to potential predators. This contagious prairie dog "wave" is one of the many social behaviors of these rodents.
03 January 2014, 01:38 PM ET
In collaboration with Broad Institute scientists, Daniel Kohn created this art work inspired by the ideas of genomics. The piece spanned seven floors and 1572 individual pieces that moved, morphed, grew and evolved over the course of 9 months.
03 January 2014, 12:01 PM ET
The typical packing plastic that comes with most consumer gadgets is far from environmentally friendly, but an innovative company has created a new mushroom based material that can be thrown in your garden instead of the garbage.
03 January 2014, 11:10 AM ET
Typical packing plastic is terrible for the environment, derived from petroleum and destined for the garbage. By using mushroom roots, Ecovative Design created a completely bio-degradable packing material made from farm waste.
02 January 2014, 04:49 PM ET
A law going into effect in 2014 offers incentives to schools to keep life saving epinephrine injectors on hand in case of a severe allergy attack. Previously parents had to provide epinephrine to a school's nurse beforehand.
30 December 2013, 03:04 PM ET
A Tobacco Hornworm caterpillar that fed on regular tobacco was able to ward off a spider attack with a release of noxious warning that is produced nicotine. Caterpillars fed genetically modified tobacco did not fare well.
30 December 2013, 03:03 PM ET
Kyla McMullen was mystified by the magic of electronic gizmos and spent much of her time figuring out how they worked so it was a no brainer when she chose computer science as her college major.
30 December 2013, 11:23 AM ET
Anthony Joseph discusses his beginnings and research in computer science.
23 December 2013, 05:23 PM ET
This message from NASA administrator Charles Bolden was sent to the moon and back with only a few seconds of delay. The Lunar Laser Communications Demonstration mission aboard NASA's LADEE spacecraft successfully received and retransmitted the video.
23 December 2013, 02:20 PM ET
Startup Hampton Creek Foods has been developing plant-based substitutes for eggs. The company's founder Joshua Tetric talks about how egg production is unsustainable with Earth's growing population and how his company is attacking the problem.
23 December 2013, 01:45 PM ET
The Westfjords peninsula image was created by combining 3 radar acquisitions from the Envisat satellite. The grey are area is land and the colorful fjords (sea between the 'branches'). ESA's series 'Earth from Space' takes at look at it.
23 December 2013, 11:22 AM ET
While a variety of factors influence the delicate structure of a snowflake, the same physical forces are at play to make each and every one of these tiny ice sculptures, explains Duke University's Adrian Bejan.
20 December 2013, 02:49 PM ET
In a first for robot-human relations, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata chatted with the talking robot Kirobo aboard in the International Space Station on Dec. 6.
20 December 2013, 02:40 PM ET
In December 1968, the Apollo 8 crew became the first humans to experience an Earthrise from the lunar orbit. This visualization is based off of the actual photos and satellite imagery. Narrated by Andrew Chaikin, author of 'A Man on the Moon'.
20 December 2013, 02:09 PM ET
Noctilucent clouds, Earth's highest clouds, appeared over the South Pole earlier than usual this year. Water molecules mixed with meteor smoke at the edge of space, creates this phenomenon.