15 February 2013, 08:47 AM ET
A series of explosions in the skies of Russia's Urals region, reportedly caused by a meteor shower, has sparked panic in three major cities.
14 February 2013, 09:24 PM ET
"We'll have a big effect on this rock ", says Denton S. Ebel (Chair, Division of Physical Sciences - American Museum of Natural History) in a chat with SPACE.com about asteroid 2012 DA14's near-Earth flyby. Gravitational pull effects are examined.
14 February 2013, 01:39 PM ET
Algae strands cling to the underside of Arctic ice floes. Vigorous Melosira arctica algae growth caused by thinning sea ice could change the amount of carbon stored in the Arctic and shift the Arctic's biodiversity in unknown ways.
13 February 2013, 09:08 AM ET
US President Barack Obama pressed Congress to enact legislation on climate change during his State of the Union address on February 12th, 2013.
12 February 2013, 11:25 AM ET
Video clips from cameras lowered inside geysers in Kamchatka, Russia. The videos revealed that geysers do not have long, narrow conduits, as once thought. Instead, bubble traps form in between jumbled boulders deposited by landslides.
08 February 2013, 02:11 PM ET
NOAA's GOES-13 satellite was on hand to witness 2 low pressure systems joining forces over the east coast of the United States. The resulting Nor'easter of February 8th and 9th 2013 has been called a 'historic storm' .
06 February 2013, 03:38 PM ET
Despite the "earthy" image of blue jeans, denim production takes a toll on the environment. But a new generation of dyes eliminates wasted cotton, preserves energy and cuts process time. And it saves a surprising amount of water!
06 February 2013, 11:41 AM ET
Erica Staaterman listens to ocean life.
06 February 2013, 09:55 AM ET
A tsunami in the Solomon Islands, triggered by an 8.0-magnitude earthquake killed at least five people and left dozens homeless.
04 February 2013, 03:41 PM ET
As these clips show, aphids almost always land upright, on their feet. This helps prevent them from landing on the ground after falling, which would put them in a hostile environment.
04 February 2013, 03:18 PM ET
Cockroaches and other insects groom their antennae incessantly to remove debris and keep their sense of smell in top shape, new research finds.
04 February 2013, 02:33 PM ET
Eric Keen gets his hands dirty and helps whales in the process.
04 February 2013, 11:47 AM ET
A male silkmoth operates a small, two-wheeled robot as he navigates by the scent of a mate.
01 February 2013, 04:21 PM ET
Eric Keen produced this award-winning video in between whale surveys funded by a grant from the NSF in the fjords of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.
31 January 2013, 02:41 PM ET
Scientists have figured out how owls rotate their heads 270 degrees without damaging their neck's blood vessels or cutting off the blood supply to the brain.
31 January 2013, 12:10 PM ET
A population of 125,000 critically endangered western lowland gorillas was discovered by the Wildlife Conservation Society in 2008. Many of these gorillas, along with other threatened species, are now protected by a new national park.
30 January 2013, 04:43 PM ET
Scientists are discovering that agents produced naturally in a panda's bloodstream could be used to fight super viruses. Patrick Jones of Buzz60 reports.
30 January 2013, 04:18 PM ET
A pair of six-year-old, giant panda twins born in Japan have returned to China. On Sunday, a panda research center in southwest China confirmed they are in good health.
30 January 2013, 04:13 PM ET
Scientists have developed a way of imaging “thoughts” in a freely swimming zebrafish.
30 January 2013, 02:17 PM ET
From 2005 to 2010, the U.S. Geological Survey-Cascades Volcano Observatory operated a remote camera on Mount St. Helens. The time-lapse sequence shows Crater Glacier's remarkable runaway response to a growing lava dome in the volcano's crater.
30 January 2013, 02:12 PM ET
This video shows time-lapse changes as the lava dome pushes on the growing Crater Glacier from '04-'12 at Mount St. Helens in Washington state. The digital elevation models images were created from aerial photographs and GPS ground measurements.
30 January 2013, 12:39 PM ET
A chimpanzee named Pal observes another chimp sucking juice through a straw, then fetches another straw to copy the action. Prior to this encounter, Pal previously used a less efficient "dipping" technique to drink the juice.
28 January 2013, 02:37 PM ET
This video shows the ShakeAlert for a repeat of the magnitude-7.1 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989. This window would pop-up on your computer desktop and count down until the shaking is felt at your location.
25 January 2013, 04:51 PM ET
Principle investigator Paul Cholmsky explores why ExploreLearning's educational software Reflex works.
25 January 2013, 04:40 PM ET
Students and teachers love what the Reflex program does for learning.