11 June 2014, 08:34 PM ET
Australian Madison Stewart, star of 'Shark Girl' (Smithsonian Channel Special) has another hobby besides SCUBA diving: Feeding Vegemite to unsuspecting Americans like @DavidSkyBrody of LiveScience.com...
11 June 2014, 04:49 PM ET
20-yr-old diver, filmmaker and conservationist Madison Stewart explodes myths about sharks in this Live Science exclusive interview with @DavidSkyBrody. On more than 450 dives, various species of shark have been her playmates, family and friends.
11 June 2014, 01:59 PM ET
At a 1000 frames per second, a real up-close and personal view of the frog feeding on an insect is achieved. The entire sequence took less that a second in real-time.
10 June 2014, 04:42 PM ET
The new softer, sleeker, more aerodynamic, moisture resistant World Cup Brazuca ball is made of polyurethane. NYU engineers perform a dissection and analysis.
10 June 2014, 04:08 PM ET
The robotic exoskeleton is brain controlled and will be worn by a paraplegic volunteer. The technology is made possible by basic research funding from NSF.
10 June 2014, 01:56 PM ET
Chimpanzees were paired up to play in strategic prediction matches based on 'game theory.’ Compared to a control group of undergraduate humans, the chimps walked away the 'smarter' primate. FULL STORY: http://goo.gl/RVwOpy
10 June 2014, 12:18 PM ET
Dozens of sperm cells of the ant species Cataglyphis savignyi bundle together. Bundled sperm move twice as fast as single sperm, perhaps giving them an evolutionary advantage.
09 June 2014, 05:57 PM ET
Anthropologist J. Stephen Lansing is helping to save a unique, centuries-old cooperative farming system in Indonesia. Find out what makes him tick.
09 June 2014, 02:45 PM ET
To study debris dynamics from volcanic blasts, scientists tracked ping pong and tennis balls sent flying during controlled explosions. The sporting goods make surprisingly good proxies for silicate lava bombs (fiery boulders of magma).
06 June 2014, 10:40 AM ET
A female polar bear equipped with a radio collar was captured having a meal, interacting with a potential mate, and swimming. The footage was recorded in April 2014 in the Beaufort Sea, a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean.
05 June 2014, 07:25 PM ET
San Francisco-based company Carbon Lighthouse discusses how they take money-guzzling/power-hungry buildings and turn them into energy efficient/cost-saving structures.
05 June 2014, 11:41 AM ET
Heart surgery in not required to implant the tiny new pacemaker (24 millimeters in length). It is inserted through an artery in the leg with tiny prongs and attached to the heart.
05 June 2014, 11:26 AM ET
Testing on dogs shows that its not just hair and dander that causes allergic reactions. Synthetic, allergy free pillow may not be so clean and black mold danger may be overblown.
04 June 2014, 12:34 PM ET
When art conservators peeled back a layer of varnish on a 17th-century Dutch painting, they uncovered an image of a beached whale that had been hidden for at least 150 years.
03 June 2014, 12:07 PM ET
A new kind of exercise clothing aims to burn calories by resisting muscles during movement, like moving underwater.
02 June 2014, 02:30 PM ET
Google plans to spend more than $1 billion on a fleet of 180 satellites, on its mission of spreading Internet access to unconnected regions of the world, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.
02 June 2014, 01:45 PM ET
The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday by US EPA administrator Gina McCarthy.
02 June 2014, 12:10 PM ET
The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered aircraft designed for extended flights, completed its first flight-test on June 2, 2014. The ultimate goal is to fly the plane around the world in 2015.
02 June 2014, 10:37 AM ET
Although the two terms are sometimes used interchangeably, a study by Yale & George Mason Universities found that they illicit different reactions in Americans.
02 June 2014, 09:19 AM ET
In his weekly radio address, the POTUS pushes for tighter control on power plant emissions. Air pollution aggravates asthma and irritates people with breathing problems.
30 May 2014, 12:38 PM ET
After working to protect senior officials in Afghanistan, Navy veteran Troy Van Beek decided to defend global security in another way. He and his wife, Amy, started a renewable energy business in Iowa. Their enterprise is growing.
29 May 2014, 03:57 PM ET
The Humane Society of the United States has cleared a construction site in Apopka, Florida where a population of the the burrowing tortoises were found. They would have been buried alive if the Humane Society did not intervene.
29 May 2014, 02:05 PM ET
NASA's Cloudsat mission flew over the storm on May 25th, 2014. It saw heavy to moderate precipitation below the freezing level.
28 May 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic are learning to attack hard-to-reach brain tumors by entering patients’ skulls through their noses.
28 May 2014, 01:51 PM ET
For a study examining the physics of various types of soccer balls, engineers employed a robo-kicker to launch the orbs. Research found that the 2014 FIFA World Cup official soccer ball, the Brazuca, was particularly stable.
28 May 2014, 01:01 PM ET
Our Milky Way galaxy is a 'magnetic dynamo’ generating a generally spiral-shaped field. ESA's Planck spacecraft’s edge on view makes the whorls of magnetic field lines appear a bit like a fingerprint.
27 May 2014, 11:42 AM ET
The World Wildlife Fund, Namibia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism and Elephants Without Borders has collared 8 zebras to track their movements across Africa, information critical to conservation.
27 May 2014, 10:24 AM ET
To compensate for microgravity aboard the Space Station, printer maker "Made In Space" must alter mechanical configuration liquid handling. The company has taken its prototype on Zero-g flights for testing.
23 May 2014, 11:53 AM ET
On May 24th, Earth will for the first time pass through a cloud of dust that comet 209P/LINEAR behind in the 1800's. Experts say it could rival the year's best Perseids shower, with up to 200 meteors per hour.
20 May 2014, 07:01 PM ET
Motion-activated video cameras captured mice, frogs and even snails and slugs on an exercise wheel in the wild. A study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B shows that wheel-running is not limited to captive animals.
20 May 2014, 05:41 PM ET
The so-called Roombots can move around and change shape depending on an individual's needs.
19 May 2014, 04:56 PM ET
The Advanced Tactics Black Knight Transformer successfully completed its first flight on March 22nd, 2014. The truck and its eight propellors can perform autonomous casualty evacuation and cargo resupply missions.