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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:00:00 ESTSave room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 9:00:00 ESTThis software engineer and dancer found her groove teaching children about their emotional lives.
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Thu, 17 Feb 2011 17:00:00 ESTElectric cars that feed energy back to the power grid may play a critical role in a future "smart grid."
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Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:00:00 ESTWatch as a dolphin's reading ability is put to the test.
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Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:00:00 ESTHow can we miss big visual changes that happen right before our eyes?
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Wed, 02 Feb 2011 9:00:00 ESTNeuroscientist Steffie Tomson doesn't just study the bizarre phenomena of synesthesia, she's a synesthete herself.
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Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTNASA's latest robot has already found frozen water and is looking for more signs that the Red Planet could support life.
Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTEven so-called "mild" head injuries turn out to be anything but.
Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTA pair of mammoth skeletons is found locked together by their tusks. What happened?
Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTOnce scorned for his ideas about how cancer grows, the late Judah Folkman is now hailed as a visionary.
Mon, 28 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTIn this excerpt from a 2002 commencement address at Oberlin College, the late cancer researcher Judah Folkman describes how he learned to think outside the box when he was in high school. Listen in.
Mon, 21 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTA century after falling out of favor among doctors, medicinal leeches are back in hospitals, sucking away on patients' wounds.
Mon, 21 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTAstronomers have their radio telescopes tuned to receive signals from alien worlds. But is anybody out there?
Mon, 21 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTThree separate teams overcome a biomedical hurdle -- creating stem cells without the use of human embryos.
Mon, 21 Jul 2008 13:00:00 ESTMeet a marine biologist and explorer who has engineered new ways to spy on deep-sea creatures.
Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:00:00 ESTClues to the origins of human language are turning up in the brains of birds.
Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:00:00 ESTBehind the dazzling display of the aurora borealis are space storms that could turn the lights off here on Earth.
Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:00:00 ESTA former tennis prodigy aims to create advanced prosthetic limbs controlled by human thought.
Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:00:00 ESTCan we engineer bridges that tell us what's wrong with them before it's too late?
Thu, 10 Jul 2008 16:00:00 ESTIn this audio feature, engineer Michael Todd explains how new sensing technologies may help detect structural problems within bridges before they become dangerous.
Thu, 03 Jul 2008 12:00:00 ESTTwo teams of spacewalkers take on the risky mission of reviving the ailing Space Telescope.
Thu, 03 Jul 2008 12:00:00 ESTOur most distant primate ancestors, which took the stage shortly after the dinosaurs left it, were tree-dwellers the size of mice.
Thu, 03 Jul 2008 12:00:00 ESTHe jumped the fence from Mexico to work as a farmhand and ended up a leading brain surgeon.
Thu, 03 Jul 2008 12:00:00 ESTA relatively benign bug becomes a highly lethal pathogen, known to U.S. soldiers as Iraqibacter.
Fri, 27 Jun 2008 19:00:00 ESTIn this video dispatch, learn why George Church of Harvard Medical School hopes to recruit 100,000 people and sequence all of their DNA.
Tue, 24 Jun 2008 11:00:00 ESTJoin host Neil deGrasse Tyson for a fantastic voyage through Earth's molten core -- without getting burned.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:00:00 ESTGenetic testing to assess risk factors for a handful of serious illnesses is now commercially available. But is it a good idea?
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:00:00 ESTSee how clever computer algorithms can distinguish a master fake from a masterpiece.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:00:00 ESTAn eighth-grader's science fair project prompts her scientist father to develop a new way to pull excess carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:00:00 ESTBy night she's a rocker. By day, she's a Harvard geneticist tracking the evolution of the human genome.
Fri, 06 Jun 2008 09:00:00 ESTJohn Grunsfeld, an astronomer and astronaut, says that fixing the Hubble Space Telescope will be a delicate operation. Here, he explains how astronauts will have to literally let their fingers do the walking when working on the satellite -- and why the gloves of their space suits will play a major role in the mission's success.
Wed, 04 Jun 2008 16:00:00 ESTTurns out most of the universe is held together by a mysterious, invisible substance.
Wed, 04 Jun 2008 16:00:00 ESTMice placed in enriched environments can recover lost memories, giving hope to those who study Alzheimer's.
Wed, 04 Jun 2008 16:00:00 ESTThis self-proclaimed "accidental scientist" is a digital detective inventing new ways to tell if photos have been faked.
Wed, 04 Jun 2008 16:00:00 ESTAsk enough people to estimate something, and their combined guesses will get you surprisingly close to the right answer.
Thu, 22 May 2008 11:00:00 ESTIn this excerpt from a 2002 commencement address at Oberlin College, the late cancer researcher Judah Folkman describes how he learned to think outside the box when he was in high school.
Thu, 24 Apr 2008 15:00:00 ESTIn diseases like Alzheimer's, are forgotten memories gone for good? MIT's Eric Lander and Li-Huei Tsai discuss new experiments that are exploring whether these "lost" memories can be regained.
Thu, 10 Apr 2008 16:00:00 ESTCan a computer tell the difference between an original van Gogh painting and a fake? NOVA scienceNOW producer Dean Irwin describes how 21st-century technology can help museum curators catch even the most skilled forgers.
Wed, 05 Mar 2008 17:00:00 ESTSeth Shostak, senior astronomer at SETI, thinks it's just a matter of time before we find evidence of other intelligent life in the universe.
Thu, 21 Feb 2008 14:00:00 ESTGlaciologist Lonnie Thompson says that glaciers around the world are disappearing -- fast.
Thu, 07 Feb 2008 12:00:00 ESTNeurosurgeon Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa's career didn't start in a hospital -- it began in a farm field. Listen in. And watch for Dr. Q's profile on NOVA scienceNOW this summer.
Wed, 21 Nov 2007 12:00:00 ESTMark Siddall, a leech expert at the American Museum of Natural History, wants to change how you think about nature's most notorious blood-suckers. Listen in.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 15:00:00 ESTDark matter is a cosmic enigma. We can't see it or touch it—so what is it? We asked MIT physicist Max Tegmark about the nature of this strange substance and why it remains so mysterious.
Thu, 02 Aug 2007 14:00:00 ESTRandy Jirtle answered viewer questions about epigenetics on August 2, 2007.
Tue, 31 Jul 2007 11:00:00 ESTOn July 31, 2007, Mary Schweitzer answered selected viewer questions about her discovery of what may be
Mon, 30 Jul 2007 13:00:00 ESTOn July 30, 2007, Jim Sanborn answered selected viewer questions about his sculpture Kryptos, including ones about the unsolved fourth part.
Mon, 30 Jul 2007 13:00:00 ESTOn July 30, 2007, Arlie Petters answered selected viewer questions about his life and work.