Astronaut and astrophysicist John Grunsfeld leads NASA investigations of Earth and beyond, and Jon Gertner writes of how Bell Labs became a hotspot for innovation.
A play about concussions in athletes, a company plans to mine the asteroids, a look at cancer care and treatment, and a video about robot fish.
Research into drug treatment, actress Mayim Bialik, and public opnions regarding climate change policy.
Biologist E. O. Wilson discusses what ants can teach us about humanity, and Piotr Naskrecki describes animals that can teach about life on ancient Earth.
A conversation with 2 astronauts on board the International Space Station, Henry Petroski on engineering, and Marc Abrahams with some amusing research.
From beavers to flying squirrels -- researchers discuss how cities like New York are home to diverse plant and animal life. Plus, a video about coyotes in the Big Apple.
Host: Marc Pelletier Co-Host: Andre Nantel, Ph.D. The technologies that our guest has developed are playing an important role in changing the world, not like the car, the microwave and the cell phone, but as in Drs. Flox, McCoy, and Crusher. Guest: Dr. Michael Snyder We invite...
Mayor Michael Bloomberg discusses his vision to turn the Big Apple into the technology capital of the world, and paleoanthropologist Ian Tattersall discusses our human origins.
To celebrate Easter, JK Lasers has cut a greetings message using a 500W fiber laser (JK500FL). The Easter egg design was cut at 2.5m per minute on 1mm mild steel, a common material used in many industrial applications, particularly laser cutting. The high beam quality and power...
Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but in a third of these cases, medication cannot keep seizures from occurring. One solution is to shoot a short pulse of electricity to the brain to stamp out the seizure just as it begins to erupt. But brain implants designed to do this have...
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies, and a video looks at a sticky question that has plagued arachnologists for decades.
Neuroscientist Eric Kandel writes of artists and scientists in 20th-century Vienna, and a look at a recent dive to the deepest point on Earth.
Eleven-year-olds from around the world will judge entries to the Flame Challenge, and archaeologist Elizabeth Stone describes her recent trip to Iraq.
Experts discuss electric car technology and the auto industry, scientist stars as the main character in a new romantic comedy, and a look at images of the developing embryo.
Acist uses Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) technology to maximize efficiency beyond rapid prototyping. The medical device manufacturer puts 3D printed components in doctor's offices, such as the redesigned display unit on its contrast-injection system. According to CTO Ed Miller, FDM...