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
20 November 2014, 05:08 PM ET
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.
05 November 2014, 09:44 AM ET
The new ‘plasma wakefield’ method for accelerating electrons may pave the way for a new generation of tiny but powerful particle accelerators. Researchers at SLAC National Accelerator Lab seek a ‘paradigm shift’ to make big waves in plasma science.
04 November 2014, 01:50 PM ET
To keep wild King Penguins from stressing out, researchers piloted a rover to collect data from Passive Integrated Transponders tags (PIT-tags).
04 November 2014, 11:34 AM ET
According the Navy, the F-35C Lightning II "carrier variant” JSF successfully made the flight deck of USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) on Nov. 3rd, 2014.
03 November 2014, 05:56 PM ET
Using projectors, motion capture tech and animation software, researchers at MIT have developed a system where obstacles can be simulated for autonomous vehicle testing.
03 November 2014, 10:57 AM ET
US Air Force hospitals are deploying a new weapon against pathogens in hospitals. The Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots disinfect with full spectrum UV light and can kill.
31 October 2014, 09:11 AM ET
Through text messing, the not-for-profit group Creating Community Solutions, is asking Americans to start a conversation with others on mental health.
31 October 2014, 08:50 AM ET
The not-for-profit group Creating Community Solutions has created this solution, which lets Americans can take better care of themselves and others.
28 October 2014, 04:16 PM ET
An aorta cuff, called the C-Pulse, has shown a lot of promise in a study involving 20 patients. The cuff is attached to the aorta, syncs to a patients pulse and assists in squeezing blood from the heart.
27 October 2014, 04:09 PM ET
What happens to a body at sea? A group of scientists dropped pig carcasses into the ocean to find out.
24 October 2014, 04:01 PM ET
It’s difficult to study the jumping spider’s brain, but researchers have found a new technique that lets them analyze the spider’s neural activity.
24 October 2014, 03:38 PM ET
Alan Eustace dove from a high-altitude balloon soaring at approximately 135,000 feet. Felix Baumgartner held the record at 128,000 feet.
24 October 2014, 01:35 PM ET
Nina Pham, who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas, was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus. (Oct. 24)
24 October 2014, 01:29 PM ET
A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York City has been diagnosed with Ebola. Officials are now working to quell panic.
23 October 2014, 07:29 PM ET
Researchers at Cornell University have been researching the brain processes of Jumping Spiders (Phidippus audax).
Credit: Cohen lab (Cornell University), Tsevi Beatus, Paul Shamble, Gil Menda
22 October 2014, 01:47 PM ET
Hidden cameras caught chimpanzees in Uganda raiding farmers’ crops at night, an activity possibly brought about by habitat destruction.
22 October 2014, 01:13 PM ET
This highly speculative animation is based upon analysis of a nearly complete Deinocheirus mirificus skeleton. It suggests the dinosaur may have plodded along river bottoms to forage for fish.
21 October 2014, 02:04 PM ET
A study conducted by the Nationwide Children's Hospital found that between 2002-2012 700,000 children under the age of 6 were given wrong doses of medication. The hospital offers tips on how to administer medicine to kids.
21 October 2014, 10:00 AM ET
University of Souther California researchers pinged 3.7 billion IP addresses over a 2 month period to create an animation of internet usage. The study was funded in part by the US Dept. Homeland Security and the USAF.
20 October 2014, 02:15 PM ET
Tiny flying drones have captured unprecedented footage of killer whales off the coast of Canada.