17 December 2014, 01:42 PM ET
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s gene researchers are accessorizing plant varieties to improve edible crops’ structures, customizing them to growing conditions.
16 December 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Conventional Earthquake measurement equipment is not sensitive enough to quantify the slow moving "slip" of a fault in the Earth. Researchers are now using GPS tools to measure movement, which may help assess risks of destructive earthquakes.
12 December 2014, 04:14 PM ET
Stony Brook University scientists have found the skull of a new "large-eyed agile herbivore" species, which may have lived among the later dinosaurs.
12 December 2014, 03:57 PM ET
Researchers working in the Gulf of Mexico are using masses of jellyfish to help identify where the oceanic environment has changed. University of Southern Mississippi's Dr. Monty Graham explains why and how conditions in the water are shifting.
12 December 2014, 03:32 PM ET
Evolutionary biologists have made great strides in understanding bird genetics and discoveries haves helped narrow down their ages and relationships.
10 December 2014, 05:19 PM ET
The laser weapon system (LaWS) has been brought online by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and demonstrated aboard the USS Ponce in the Arabian Gulf.
09 December 2014, 07:14 PM ET
An international partnership called the Central African Biodiversity Alliance (CABA) has begun creating a "framework" to conserve thousands of species in the Congo Basin.
08 December 2014, 10:01 AM ET
Measurements of bone movement on x-ray video taken as guineafowl made footprints shows how dinosaurs may have walked 250 million years ago.
04 December 2014, 05:58 PM ET
The panda, whose behavior is being studied, was caught munching on some bamboo at the Wolong Nature Reserve in southwestern China.
04 December 2014, 01:16 PM ET
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04 December 2014, 08:33 AM ET
A large electric eel captures a fish during its high-voltage discharge. Sound comes from a loudspeaker wired to electrodes in the water, which pick up the eel’s discharge.
02 December 2014, 07:10 PM ET
A select group of organic chemists from around the world are looking to create new catalysts to 'break open' the carbon hydrogen framework to revolutionize chemical production.
02 December 2014, 05:06 PM ET
Scientists record signals from a rat’s brain while the animal runs on a treadmill in virtual reality.
01 December 2014, 12:40 PM ET
Watch some of the earliest motion picture taken in the Arctic by explorers in the early 20th century, narrated by Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Curator Genevieve LeMoine.
01 December 2014, 11:58 AM ET
In a study conducted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, researchers combed through 22 years of accident reports to find that foot-powered scooters have been the leading culprit behind emergency room visits for kids between 1990-2011.
25 November 2014, 11:39 AM ET
25 November 2014, 10:46 AM ET
New research reveals that dogs process the emotional and
contextual content of commands in a different brain region from the one processing words.
21 November 2014, 04:09 PM ET
When a raccoon was discovered residing in an attic, Wildlife Services were called in. They installed a heavy gauge screening over a damaged attic vent (raccoon's entrance point) and a one-way exit door for the raccoon to exit from.
21 November 2014, 03:25 PM ET
A new app, called EASE (Electronic Access to Surgical Events), gives families and friends a 'Snapchat' type feed from a nurse, sending images, videos and 2-way texting during long surgical procedures.
21 November 2014, 12:15 PM ET
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19 November 2014, 11:04 AM ET
Based on tomographic scans, custom 3D printed hearts can help guide surgeons who are repairing complicated coronary defects in infants and children. By expanding the dimensions, surgeons can more clearly see what needs to be done.
13 November 2014, 01:37 PM ET
Researchers from UC Berkeley used data from the National Lightning Detection Network at SUNY-Albany to create a time-lapse of "cloud-to-ground" lightning strikes that occurred over 2 months in 2011.
10 November 2014, 04:58 PM ET
The skeletons of two infants were found at the Upward Sun River site in central Alaska. They were found beneath the remains of a 3-year-old child that was cremated.
06 November 2014, 02:47 PM ET
Mexican free-tailed bats use echolocation to hunt, but they also emit jamming signals to fend off competitors. Mexican free-tailed bats use echolocation to hunt, but they also emit jamming signals to fend off competitors.
06 November 2014, 11:35 AM ET
Sometimes people report they can feel a strange presence around them, a ghost. Now scientists create the eerie sensation in the lab using a robot.
05 November 2014, 08:23 PM ET
The international 1KITE project used DNA sequencing and new algorithms to devise the phylogenetic tree. This data dates the origin of insects to about 479 million years ago and today's insects to about 345 million years ago.