11 February 2014, 09:29 AM ET
What's new under the Sun? NASA's IRIS probe has taken an unusually detailed and deep look at the interface region beneath the Sun’s surface. It is much more violent and explosive than researchers previously believed.
10 February 2014, 01:59 PM ET
New images of galaxy Centaurus A, equivalent to a single Chandra X-Ray telescope exposure nearly 10 days long taken between 1999 and 2012, shows bright jets from a supermassive black hole. A dark dust lane is a fossil of an ancient galaxy collision.
07 February 2014, 03:07 PM ET
A clever new idea could save renewable energy for when the wind is not blowing and the sun is not shining.
07 February 2014, 12:00 PM ET
Because solar and wind energy isn't consistent, many renewable energy power plants have to store excess energy for when demand is highest. A new system using train cars offers a clean, cheap, and fast method of storing that energy for later use.
07 February 2014, 11:21 AM ET
Facing harsh weather, massive ice floes, and even whales, Shell Oil decided to postpone their plan to start drilling for oil in the arctic ocean.
07 February 2014, 10:01 AM ET
Satellites snapped imagery of a surprisingly snow-less Sierra mountain range, painting a grim picture of the water prognosis for California. NASA scientists are investing the cause.
06 February 2014, 04:08 PM ET
The Mars Science Laboratory captured imagery of the brightest object in its twilight sky, Earth and its orbiting Moon. The rover's Mast Camera imaged them on January 31st, 2014, its 529th day on the Red Planet.
05 February 2014, 05:09 PM ET
"Dynamic Earth" is the video winner of the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge, jointly sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the journal Science.
05 February 2014, 10:02 AM ET
Professor Silvestro Micera and colleagues have developed a bionic hand that restores a sense of touch.
04 February 2014, 10:59 AM ET
Eric Sanderson and his team at the Wildlife Conservation Society received a large grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to create Mannahatta 2409, an interactive map of New York City that lets users change the city and its impact on the environment.
31 January 2014, 05:16 PM ET
Blood pressure and cholesterol are important numbers, but they are not the only ones people should focus on to stay healthy.
31 January 2014, 02:01 PM ET
A big roadblock for renewable energy like solar and wind is that sometimes the power isn't there when you need it (like at night) or there's too much (like a windy day). Researchers at Harvard believe 'flow' battery technology could solve this issue.
31 January 2014, 11:11 AM ET
An atomic refrigerator, aka Cold Atom Lab, is slated to be delivered to ISS in 2016. They hope to discover new forms of matter and new quantum phenomenon.
30 January 2014, 02:47 PM ET
A tiny fan moves air carrying acoustic pressure waves, guiding them to output ports which do not allow a return path. Think of this as a one-way mirror for sound spies.
30 January 2014, 01:49 PM ET
Researchers made a startling discovery — an entirely new species of sea anemone living inside the ice.
30 January 2014, 12:14 PM ET
On June 12, 2009, the Sarychev Volcano, on Matua Island, northeast of Japan, erupted explosively as it has previously in 1989, 1986, 1976 and 1946. An ISS astronaut grabbed this shot, recently processed into animation by NASA.
30 January 2014, 09:18 AM ET
Are you screaming at the TV? Is your pulse racing when your team is down? Do you get violent during the game? - Here are some tips on making game day more enjoyable.
29 January 2014, 02:59 PM ET
Candida yeast, producer of diaper rash and thrush, was experimented on in the microgravity environment aboard the International Space Station in 2012. Principal investigator Sheila Nielson-Preiss talks about the findings.
29 January 2014, 11:13 AM ET
Highway access to the city at the end of the trans-Alaska pipeline has been cut off indefinitely by avalanches, including one that dammed a river and created a lake up to a half-mile long across the roadway in a 300-foot wide mountain canyon. (Jan.
29 January 2014, 11:13 AM ET
Rarely-used snowplows have been getting a workout in parts of the Deep South, which is blanketed by up to 3 inches of snow in some areas. (Jan. 29)
28 January 2014, 04:32 PM ET
Using the new method, lymphocytes were converted into stem cells (marked in green), which were used to create a mouse embryo with a beating heart.
27 January 2014, 05:07 PM ET
Patient H.M. brain cutting.
27 January 2014, 01:44 PM ET
Yoga is commonly known to be a healthy way to improve flexibility, strength, and balance. A new study has shown it might have an even greater impact for breast cancer survivors by lowering inflammation and reducing fatigue.
27 January 2014, 10:35 AM ET
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University created a robotic snake that can crawl, climb, swim and scale flights of stairs. These versatile robots, which are designed for reaching human inaccessible areas, could be valuable tools for disaster relief.
24 January 2014, 11:18 AM ET
Farms that use dramatically less water and fertilizer can operate in the desert using a high tech film developed by a company based in Dubai.
23 January 2014, 01:10 PM ET
23 January 2014, 12:23 PM ET
A vested interest leads researcher Donna Ginther to look into women in science.
23 January 2014, 10:30 AM ET
If an earthquake originated in California's San Andreas fault, Los Angeles would be impacted by stronger than expected shakes. Researchers at Stanford University used virtual earthquakes to prove how the geography of the region causes this to happen.
22 January 2014, 04:53 PM ET
The light from an exploding star in the Messier 82 (M82) galaxy was first photographed from Earth on January 22nd, 2013. The galaxy is ~12 million light years away so the explosion occurred about 12 million years ago.
22 January 2014, 03:49 PM ET
A male túngara frog issues mating calls from shallow puddles, creating ripples that boost frog-to-frog communication but also leave him vulnerable to predation from frog-eating bats, as seen in the second clip.
22 January 2014, 09:48 AM ET
Scientists use sound waves to make droplets dance in the air and to control their movements.(NOTE: The music is not the sound used to levitate the droplets).
21 January 2014, 02:19 PM ET
Since 1950, average temperatures have increased 1.1°F to an average of 58.3° in 2013. Increase in greenhouse gas levels continue to drive the temperature increase.