23 April 2014, 02:50 PM ET
Captured by Dr. Gabriel G. Martins of The Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, this winning video shows a sequence of “virtual” slices through the whole embryo, revealing startling clarity and detail of such a large specimen.
23 April 2014, 10:27 AM ET
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (www.csiro.com) has imaged a wide variety of insects from the vast Australian collection and created moveable 3D images for study.
22 April 2014, 04:43 PM ET
Specimens from the Australian National Insect Collection were imaged using a new photography technique. The compiled data results in a display of highly detailed digitized bugs.
22 April 2014, 04:08 PM ET
Lars Kindermann and Ilse Van Opzeeland of the Alfred Wegener Institute obtained this sound recording, which – although it sounds like the quack of a mechanical waterfowl – is actually a minke whale.
22 April 2014, 03:00 PM ET
Between 2000 and 2013, 26 explosions ranging from 1-600 kilotons have been detected by the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization's network of sensors. The bomb that decimated Hiroshima had an energy equivalent of 15 kilotons.
22 April 2014, 01:41 PM ET
In 2013 and 2014, areas around the globe have experienced record breaking temperatures over extended periods of time. This has led to a diminished water supply, thriving disease carrying insects and fire.
22 April 2014, 01:12 PM ET
A new bug, similar to the common woodlouse, has been found by scientist aboard the RRS James Cook in the deep Southern Ocean. Between 500 – 6,000 specimens littered each square meter of the carcass.
22 April 2014, 12:05 PM ET
Sports like Lacrosse and Soccer span over 2 different seasons and which can be hard on the human body. Dr. James Borchers from Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center explains what athletes can do to stay on the field.
22 April 2014, 11:13 AM ET
In an episode of Yale University's 'Science Xplained', Dr Ainissa Ramirez explains how the frigid waters changed the properties of the boat's rivets, leading to disaster on the Atlantic Ocean in 1912.
21 April 2014, 07:07 PM ET
Researchers tested 36 different species on two self-control tasks. In the first, the researchers hid treats in one of several containers. In the second, they hid treats in a transparent cylinder.
21 April 2014, 10:25 AM ET
Jackson, Wyoming is under siege from the very ground on which it rests. Initially moving only a few inches per day, the landslide has damaged local homes and businesses. Now, it’s accelerating.
18 April 2014, 03:54 PM ET
PBS's show Nature is featuring animals who have been treated with latest state-of-the-art prosthetics. It premiered April 9th, 2014.
18 April 2014, 12:12 PM ET
“Ice island B31” is 200 feet thick and 21mi X 12mi. It separated from the Antarctic Pine Island Glacier in Nov. 2013. NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites have been imaging its progress towards open ocean.
17 April 2014, 04:08 PM ET
Computer scientist Mark Hill chases tiny time increments to improve computer workflow inefficiencies. This is the story of his professional path.
17 April 2014, 02:43 PM ET
Planet-hunters have new evidence of a planet, about 1.1x Earth’s size, in orbit around another star. Kepler 186f, the outermost world of a 5-planet system, revolves about 3x closer to its star than Earth does to our Sun. More--> http://goo.gl/1fUS
14 April 2014, 12:42 PM ET
Astrophysicist and TV-host Hakeem Oluseyi tells Live Science writer Tanya Lewis about his Science Channel show and how experts, like himself, judge authenticity and quality of the science being performed.
11 April 2014, 04:26 PM ET
Bertrand Piccard, who with André Borschberg, founded the effort to build Solar Impulse 2, the solar powered airplane with which they will try to fly around the world, addresses the doubters, the skeptics and the haters.
11 April 2014, 02:43 PM ET
There is little users can do to escape from the latest internet bug- a flaw in a security system used by the majority of web sites.
11 April 2014, 01:23 PM ET
Bushmeat is still on sale in Ghana despite worries that fruit bats and other bushmeat may be behind the spread of an Ebola outbreak in nearby Liberia and Guinea which has claimed around a hundred lives.
11 April 2014, 10:07 AM ET
MisTable is a tabletop system that combines a conventional horizontal interactive surface with personal screens between the user and the tabletop surface.
11 April 2014, 09:48 AM ET
Using High-speed imaging, MIT researchers have revealed that droplets from coughs and sneezes can cover a wider area than previously determined.
10 April 2014, 06:31 PM ET
Oversized-load vehicles were blocked from traveling through wild and scenic river Route 12 in Idaho by court order. Oil field equipment movers were using this route to reach the Tar Sands development in Alberta, Canada. This American Land reports.
10 April 2014, 03:14 PM ET
Swiss researchers have developed a portable device that can detect common allergens in a drop of blood within half an hour. Called the Abioscope, its developers say the machine provides a fast, accurate and non-invasive alternative.
10 April 2014, 02:45 PM ET
Doctors in New York City are urging residents to ensure that they and their children are immunized against a recent outbreak of measles. Nathan Frandino reports.
10 April 2014, 02:23 PM ET
Watch the fly's body roll as it executes a hard banked turn after seeing a looming shadow (off camera). The video has been slowed down 300 times. The maneuver is also depicted in an animated sequence.
10 April 2014, 12:28 PM ET
A 305-million-year-old harvestman fossil, ancestor of modern day arachnids, is more closely relates to the scorpion than spiders. Scientists discovered unusual features: it has 2 sets of eyes on the center and lateral sides of the body.
08 April 2014, 05:18 PM ET
It’s about what America needs to do to be successful in the future, says the bow-tied former drafting engineer. EICtv News interviewed one of the most recognizable faces of science for the S.E.T. Awards.
08 April 2014, 04:14 PM ET
Researchers at MIT developed a robot, named RoboClam, that can dig with extreme efficiency. The robotic workhorse was inspired by the way Atlantic razor clams burrow quickly and deeply into wet sand.
07 April 2014, 02:58 PM ET
DARPA's X-Plane program aims to make radical improvements to helicopter-type vehicles designed to take off, hover and land vertically. Find out how Boeing engineers built a flying, sub-scale prototype in less than a month.
07 April 2014, 11:57 AM ET
A massive volcano in Ecuador erupted Friday, shooting a massive cloud of ash several miles into the air.
03 April 2014, 05:18 PM ET
A rhythmically contracting cuff made of cardiac muscle cells surrounds the vein acting as a "mini heart" to aid blood flow through veins.
03 April 2014, 01:45 PM ET
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology use laser-cooled cesium atoms to develop ultra-accurate atomic clocks for GPS systems, global telecommunications and other essential technologies.