11 September 2013, 11:48 AM ET
This timelapse of the entire sky during an aurora was filmed in 3D using two digital SLR's
10 September 2013, 03:02 PM ET
October marks the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, one of the deadliest and costliest storms ever to hit the United States. In an effort to better understand these types of hurricanes, researchers at the University of Miami are replicating them
10 September 2013, 01:10 PM ET
The storm system sprang back to life and is now traveling toward Bermuda. The time-lapse of the storm (far lower right of the video), captured by NOAA's GOES-East satellite, runs from September 8-10, 2013. (looped 3X)
10 September 2013, 10:25 AM ET
Former Air Force Lieutenant General Norman Seip speaks to threat climate change and dependence on fossil fuels harms the nations military and the importance of working together to solve the problem.
09 September 2013, 02:59 PM ET
Megalomyrmex symmetochus guest ants recruit nestmates to protect their Sericomyrmex amabilis host from Gnamptogenys raiders. Toxic alkaloid weaponry is used by the guest ants.
09 September 2013, 10:02 AM ET
Researchers at the Taiwan National University have invented a 'Smart Tooth' prototype that will monitor a person's eating, drinking, and chewing habits. The scientists say such a device could promote better health in people who smoke or over-eat. Tar
06 September 2013, 01:00 PM ET
Turns out, the world's biggest volcano is a whopping 400 miles wide, and it's underwater. Powered by NewsLook.
05 September 2013, 08:49 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory had its sights set on the Sun when Phobos passed directly in front of it.
04 September 2013, 01:45 PM ET
Learn how you can get your questions answered by NASA's climate scientists in this public outreach program.
04 September 2013, 01:00 PM ET
Older adults who played a video game were able to dramatically improve their multi-tasking ability.
04 September 2013, 10:47 AM ET
A skyscraper under construction in London, nicknamed the Walkie Talkie due to its curved shape, is reflecting sunlight so strongly it has burned objects below, including cars, say locals. Tara Cleary reports.
04 September 2013, 10:41 AM ET
One of the tiniest species of frog is able to hear despite not having eardrums or middle ears, thanks to a resonating cavity in its mouth.
30 August 2013, 04:33 PM ET
Maine's Fisheries Improvement Network connects forest landowners and managers with government agencies in order to better implement initiatives that keep fisheries in Maine healthy.
30 August 2013, 04:19 PM ET
Engineers from MIT have teamed up with researchers in Chile to optimize technology used to harvest drinking water from fog.
30 August 2013, 10:29 AM ET
Steve Fleischli and Rachel Noble discuss how you can find out if a particular beach is safe to swim in and keep yourself safe from contaminated waters.
30 August 2013, 10:29 AM ET
Steve Fleischli and Rachel Noble discuss how water contaminated with fecal matter and other urban runoff can make swimmers sick.
30 August 2013, 10:23 AM ET
This video shows a new species of sharks (Hemiscyllium halmahera) walking along the seafloor off an island in its native Indonesia.
29 August 2013, 04:06 PM ET
A 460-mile-long stretch of canyon was discovered underneath Greenland's ice sheet by NASA's Operation IceBridge. It runs from the center of the island to the fjord of the Petermann Glacier.
29 August 2013, 02:42 PM ET
Steve Fleischli and Rachel Noble discuss the numerous ways beachwater can become contaminated with fecal matter, viruses and bacteria and how you can mitigate this contamination.
29 August 2013, 01:38 PM ET
The National Zoo's panda cam caught its newest cub squawking in the wee hours of Aug. 29 until its mom, Mei Xiang, carefully cradled it.
29 August 2013, 10:30 AM ET
The National Park Service commissioned time-lapses of the massive western U.S. fire to study to the patterns and direction the smoke is traveling. The imagery was shot at the Crane Flat Helibase and Glacier Point, California.
29 August 2013, 10:21 AM ET
Using skin cells, researchers were able to develop 'neural organoids,' mini brains that can be used to study human brain development. Powered by NewsLook.
28 August 2013, 03:54 PM ET
The dogs were seized in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Animal Rescue team. The United Stated Attorney's Office and FBI assisted on the raid.
28 August 2013, 02:50 PM ET
Sensors on one human subject relayed game control commands, via the internet, to the fingertips of another wearing a brain stimulator device. Conducted by Rajesh Rao, Andrea Stocco, and colleagues at the U of Washington, Seattle.
28 August 2013, 02:30 PM ET
Particle physicist Elizabeth Worcester from the Brookhaven National Laboratory talks about the importance of her field and how it helps the world.
28 August 2013, 09:35 AM ET
For the first time, scientists have witnessed a boa constrictor attacking and eating a howler monkey. The victim was an adult female Purús red howler monkey (Alouatta puruensis) in the western Brazilian Amazon.
27 August 2013, 05:30 PM ET
Healthy soil stays stuck together with a glue-like plant byproduct called glomalin. This means degraded soils with low amounts of glomalin more easily falls apart when moistened, as this video demonstrates.
27 August 2013, 05:13 PM ET
Healthy, sustainable soil takes on the consistency of cottage cheese, which produces more nutritious crops and limits soil erosion.
27 August 2013, 04:24 PM ET
Footage of Grimalditeuthis bonplandi, a deep-sea squid, has revealed a unique feeding habit: Instead of trapping prey with suckered-tentacles like most squid, G. bonplandi seems to lure prey by undulating tip of its sucker-free feeding tentacle.
27 August 2013, 03:06 PM ET
A dust storm covered the Phoenix metropolitan area late Monday. Dust storms known as 'haboobs' have occurred during Arizona's monsoon season in recent years.
27 August 2013, 01:42 PM ET
in March, 2013 the ExxonMobil Pegasus pipeline burst in Mayflower, AR, and spilled 200,000 gallons of Canadian tar sands oil near the home of Genieve Long, who spoke to NRDC's Rocky Kistner about ongoing health problems in her community.
27 August 2013, 11:19 AM ET
For the first time a surgery was transmitted live via Google Glass, giving people miles away a real-time look at the operation from Dr. Christopher Kaeding's point-of-view. The gadget could allow doctors to call up x-rays or MRI images hands free.