Engineering mosquitoes to crash dengue mosquito populations, and a look back at the Antarctic expeditions of Scott and others.
Treatments for the winter blues, Walter Isaacson discusses his biography of the Apple leader, and a hunt for an elusive bird.
How much science do kids learn outside the classroom? Then, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman talk mythbusting.
Ross Technology Corp. needed a better way to reduce corrosion on the steel products. When they couldn't find a suitable one, they worked on creating something on their own. And eventually they hit upon a slick product that's led to a whole new business. That product is NeverWet, a...
The Swiss Army Knife is a portable product for blind people, integrating: Notepad, Portable Scan to Braille, and Twitter Communication.
Andy Ellicson, strategic accounts manager at Memry, offers insight into the capabilities of the company in melting and forming nitinol components. The formed shapes vary in size, but can be made very small as is often needed by medical device manufacturers. Visit http://www.memry.com for...
Don Heaney, president of Advanced Powder Products, discusses the medical device component fabrication capabilities of the company, including metal injection molding. The company develops its own material chemistry to help facilitate the fabrication process. Visit http://www.4-app.com for...
Josh Simon, Ph.D., senior product manager at Biocoat, demonstrates how the company's hydrophilic coating can significantly improve the coefficient of friction on catheters. The lubricity that the coating provides helps to enable an easier insertion process. Visit http://www.biocoat.com...
This video from Keithley shows how to make Hall effect measurements as they relate to semiconductor materials and device characterization.
Watch Proto Labs customers talk about the importance of getting products to market fast - and their experience working with Proto Labs.
The new DENSO VS-Series six-axis articulated robots are the world's fastest and most precise in their class.
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod? We look at the controversial idea. Then Sean Otto, author of Fool Me Twice, discusses his idea for an American Science Pledge. And in some people, a fruit and vegetable-filled diet can lower heart attack risk.
Chad Mirkin describes using DNA molecules to shape nanoscale crystal structures, Toaster Project author Thomas Thwaites discusses his quest to build a toaster from scratch, and a student competition seeks space experiments. Plus - eggs in space!
In his book The Better Angels of Our Nature, Steven Pinker argues that violence is decreasing. Plus, a virtual arm tested in monkeys is a step toward artificial limbs that communicate with the brain.
Opportunity has reached a 14-mile-wide crater on Mars, the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to three American astronomers, and author Steven Levy remembers the life and contributions of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Plus the video pick - mapping flames.