October 21, 2021

Regenerative Medicine – Listening for the Hurt

How to tell where a horse is injured? Listen to its gait!

October 20, 2021

STEM Cells – Divide and Heal

When you’re injured, they leap into action.

October 19, 2021

STEM Cells on the Bench

They’re like having a bench in a sports team.

October 16, 2021

Best Tasting Water?

You’re in for a surprise.

October 16, 2021

Coal Ash and Water

You don’t want coal ash to end up in a water supply.

October 16, 2021

Poison Ivy – An Unexpected Discovery

A new way of controlling Poison Ivy?

October 16, 2021

Cell Songs

Yes, even the building blocks of life have gotten into the act.

October 16, 2021

How to Find a Scorpion

What makes a scorpion glow in the dark?

October 16, 2021

Listening to Cells

What is the sound of one cell singing?

October 16, 2021

Scorpion Venom

Exciting new medical treatments are being developed from the venom of this feisty arachnid.

October 16, 2021

Death Song

The final sound?

October 16, 2021

Scorpions 101

They walked the earth before the dinosaurs.

October 16, 2021

A Telltale Hiss

Don’t tread on me!

October 16, 2021

Tuning Into a Disease

Your heart sounds good, let’s hear what your cells have to say.

October 13, 2021

You Can’t Trust Everything You See

Analyzing the workings of the human brain is difficult enough when everything works as it should. Unfortunately, sometimes it doesn’t.

October 12, 2021

Listening to the Brain

Science Diarist John Beggs gives us a peek (and a listen) into our brains.

October 11, 2021

Frontiers of the Brain

A new model shows promise in helping Science Diarist John Beggs understand data collected from neurons.

October 8, 2021

Doing the Brain Wave

How does a crowd of sports enthusiasts function like a brain?

September 27, 2021

Watch a Launch at the Cape

Witness a genuine E Ticket ride – into space!

September 24, 2021

Vegas Was a Blast

They used to stand on the rooftops of the casinos and watch the mushroom clouds.

August 19, 2021

Antarctic Winds

It’s winter in Antarctica, where the land is ravaged by 100 knot winds.

August 13, 2021

The Big One – From the Sky

Is the Earth in danger of being hit by a giant meteor?

August 12, 2021

Meteorite Mysteries

Meteorites can knock down an entire forest, or bounce away harmlessly.

August 11, 2021

The Perseid Meteor Shower

A Celestial treat: the annual rain of space dust entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

August 10, 2021

Finding Meteorites

They come in all shapes and sizes, but what are the chances of actually finding a meteorite?

August 6, 2021

Controlling Zika – Transgenic Mosquitos

Making male mosquitos with the “Nix Gene”.

July 29, 2021

Mushroom Hunting – Morels

On the trail of the world’s most sought-after mushroom.

July 28, 2021

Mushroom Hunting – Unseen World

In any forest, there’s a complex interdependent web of life underground.

July 27, 2021

Mushroom Hunting – What Lies Beneath

A mushroom is the visible part of a much larger organism.

July 18, 2021

Antarctic Winds

It’s winter in Antarctica, where the land is ravaged by 100 knot winds.

July 18, 2021

The Perseid Meteor Shower

A Celestial treat: the annual rain of space dust entering the Earth’s atmosphere.

July 18, 2021

Meteorite Mysteries

Meteorites can knock down an entire forest, or bounce away harmlessly.

July 18, 2021

The Big One – From the Sky

Is the Earth in danger of being hit by a giant meteor?

July 18, 2021

Finding Meteorites

They come in all shapes and sizes, but what are the chances of actually finding a meteorite?

July 18, 2021

Controlling Zika – Transgenic Mosquitos

Making male mosquitos with the “Nix Gene”.

July 8, 2021

Hippos – How Low Can They Go?

These three-ton animals may communicate using sounds below the range of human hearing.

July 7, 2021

Butter – Think Global

Analyzing butter to detect pollutants worldwide.

July 6, 2021

Butter Detector

A cheap and effective pollution monitoring tool?

May 12, 2021

What is Life – on the edge

Can we grow brain cells that can be trained to see?

May 11, 2021

What is Life – Growing Brains

Finding ways to defeat the Zika virus.

May 10, 2021

What is Life – Organoids

Growing human brains in a laboratory used to be the stuff of science fiction, until now.

May 7, 2021

What is Life – Radiobes

There are times when it’s difficult to distinguish between what’s alive and what isn’t.

May 6, 2021

What is Life?

It’s a question we humans have carried for a long time.

March 18, 2021

Grafting Season

For apple tree growers, there’s a brief period of time between winter and spring upon which their whole future crop depends.

March 15, 2021

Cloning Apples the Old Fashioned Way

For some farmers, it’s the best way to ensure that their favorite crops come back year after year.

March 12, 2021

The Human Side of Natural Selection

Long before biotechnology, farmers have sought ways to bring predictability to their ever-changing crops.

March 10, 2021

Coral Reefs – Microfragmentation

An accidental discovery leads to a new way of recovering reefs

March 9, 2021

Coral Reefs – Nanotechnology

How to construct an artificial reef?

February 23, 2021

Modeling Disease Pulse of the Populace

Tracking the behavior of someone who looks a lot like you.

February 22, 2021

Fossils the Art of Seeing

It’s like playing “Where’s Waldo”, with Waldo being a few hundred million years old.