19 May 2014, 10:57 AM ET
In the winter of 1997-1998, severe weather events were recorded across the continental U.S.. For month leading in the winter, warm (El Niño) conditions persisted in the Pacific Ocean. NASA's Jason-2 satellite is monitoring in 2014.
17 May 2014, 07:59 PM ET
The jetpack was demoed at the Smithsonian Magazine hosted event on Saturday May 17th, 2014 in Washington D.C..
16 May 2014, 05:21 PM ET
Theoretical biophysicist William Bialek is a pioneer in his field, with wide-ranging research interests in “the wonders of the living world”. He talks about his field of science with ScienceLives.
16 May 2014, 01:04 PM ET
"We are a coastal country," says National Climate Assessment's Coasts chapter's Susanne C. Moser, with 94,000 miles of coastline and more than $1 trillion in coastal infrastructure and all are increasingly vulnerable.
15 May 2014, 11:45 AM ET
An octopus handling its own freshly amputated arm holds it gingerly and avoids grasping the skin, while an octopus handling another octopus' arm grasps the skin easily.
14 May 2014, 04:06 PM ET
According to the National Climate Assessment, oceans currently absorb about a quarter of human-caused carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere, leading to ocean acidification that will alter marine ecosystems in dramatic yet uncertain ways.
14 May 2014, 12:26 PM ET
In 2011, many places in Texas and Oklahoma recorded more than 100 days over 100 degrees. Heat and drought contributed to more than $10 billion in agricultural losses alone. "Communities are drying up", Texas rancher Kevin Igo says.
14 May 2014, 11:38 AM ET
According to the 2014 National Climate Assessment, higher average temperatures are drying out forests fuels, increasing the vulnerability of western forests to more wildfire. "Climate change is very real," Elk Creek, CO Fire Chief McLaughlin says.
13 May 2014, 04:54 PM ET
The disease is present at birth and its causes a blockage of the intestine. It occurs in 1 out of every 5000 live births, more often males than females. Dr. Marc Levitt explains.
13 May 2014, 10:17 AM ET
Using satellite data, researchers located "grounding lines" (points underneath glaciers where melting begins) and determined these lines were retreating further away from the sea each year. The West Antarctic glaciers are seeing the highest melt rate
12 May 2014, 03:06 PM ET
Bone loss is a serious issue that has plagued astronauts since the dawn of the Space age. In the microgravity environment bones are remodeled with a decrease in mineral density.
12 May 2014, 12:53 PM ET
After 40 years of observation, NASA and University of California researchers agree that melting of the West Antarctic Glacier has passed the point of no return. It contains enough ice to raise sea levels ~4 feet, but could take centuries to melt.
09 May 2014, 06:15 PM ET
The robot reacts on the spot to grasp objects with complex shapes and trajectories in fewer than five hundredths of a second.
08 May 2014, 05:27 PM ET
The revolutionary new field in brain science was created through basic research on two microbes. Researchers are hopeful that new treaments for parkinson's disease, schizophrenia, epilepsy, anxiety and visual impairment can be found.
08 May 2014, 11:56 AM ET
Humans and Apes are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
08 May 2014, 09:30 AM ET
Animals In Order of Appearance: Moroccan Flic-Flac Spider, Dumbo Octopus, predatory sea slug and the Spanish Shawl, rat, worms, hobo spider, baby plant hopper, black widow, pig, dog, sheep, Lyrebird.
07 May 2014, 10:38 AM ET
The newly discovered Moroccan Flic-Flac Spider (Cebrennus rechenbergi.) jumps like a gymnast with rolling motion, Bionics expert Prof. Dr. Ingo Rechenberg modeled the arachnid's movements for his Tabbot robot. (Video In German)
05 May 2014, 05:15 PM ET
In all the universe, 'Life's the thing,' says 'Satch.' The guitarist / composer, shares the genesis of his cosmically flavored instrumental titles with Space.com's @DavidSkyBrody in this exclusive chat, which orbits around his just released memoir.
05 May 2014, 12:29 PM ET
Central Oklahoma’s rate of recorded magnitude 2-3 earthquakes is on the rise: 1500+ earthquakes since Oct. 2013. Some geo-scientists suspect: ’human-induced fluid injection’ into deep rock formations.
02 May 2014, 12:05 PM ET
Farmers in Iowa are seeing changes in rainfall amounts and temperature fluctuations.. Farmer Arlyn Schipper talks about the hazy future of farming.
02 May 2014, 11:11 AM ET
Farmers in Iowa are seeing changes in rainfall amounts and temperature fluctuations. Farmer Matt Russell talks about the impact being felt on the ground.
01 May 2014, 02:27 PM ET
A new computer simulation lets viewers watch the 1964 earthquake roll through southern Alaska. The magnitude-9.2 earthquake was the 2nd-largest quake recorded in modern times.
30 April 2014, 06:46 PM ET
A Julia butterfly (Dryas iulia) and a solitary bee (Centris sp.) quenched their thirst on a spectacled caiman's (Caiman crocodilus) tears in Río Puerto Viejo in northeastern Costa Rica in December 2013. The tears carry scarce minerals and protein.
30 April 2014, 03:14 PM ET
This documentary trailer calls out the little known US Wildlife Services’ predator control unit for alleged inhumane methods of carnivore extermination. Some livestock ranchers believe that new technologies and non-lethal methods should be used.
29 April 2014, 02:31 PM ET
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University discovered that 'eating for two' during pregnancy could be harmful to women's health. Doctors recommend a modest staged approach of slight caloric intake per trimester.
28 April 2014, 02:44 PM ET
Tornado touchdowns were reported in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi on April 27-28, 2014. NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured this video of the region.
28 April 2014, 01:58 PM ET
Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents again huddled in storm cellars as a powerful twister carved destruction through suburbs north of Little Rock, killing at least 16 people.
25 April 2014, 11:49 AM ET
Ii’s cute. It’s small. It deals death to deadly scorpions. This grasshopper mouse can kill a scorpion despite multiple stings to the face. Michigan State University researchers found it has a mechanism to transform scorpion venom into a painkiller.
25 April 2014, 10:18 AM ET
Narrow corridors of concentrated moisture swept warm, moist air toward Greenland's west coast on July 5,1889 and July 9, 2012, causing severe melting in the area.
24 April 2014, 02:45 PM ET
Western lowland gorilla's Julia (33-Years Old) and Tuti (19-Years old) gave birth in March and April of 2014. The both share the same father, a silverback called Ernie (31-years old).
24 April 2014, 11:31 AM ET
Tsetse flies suck blood through an artificial feeding system at Yale University. Researchers have sequenced the genome of this fly, which spreads fatal sleeping sickness in sub-Saharan Africa.
24 April 2014, 10:49 AM ET
Researchers have created a 'stress tank' to see how corals from different parts of the ocean react to high heat stress. Coolers are set up with fans, lights and heaters to simulate conditions.