Category: Daily Show

April 28, 2017 3D Printed Buildings - Giant robotic 3D printers can rapidly construct whole buildings, and could build moon bases, remote research stations, and more.
April 27, 2017 Synthetic Mucus - Why are scientists trying to replicate mucus in the lab?
April 26, 2017 The Amino Acids of Life - How did the proteins forming life on earth come to be formed from just twenty of the the many possible amino acids available?
April 25, 2017 Dinosaur Proteins - Ancient dinosaur proteins could reveal how the Mesozoic creatures dealt with high carbon dioxide levels.
April 24, 2017 Star-Nosed Moles - What star-nosed moles reveal about the specialized mammalian brain.
April 21, 2017 Oxygen-Deprived Mole-rats - An odd-looking little mammal uses a trick from the plant kingdom to survive without oxygen.
April 20, 2017 Rapid Infection Detection - Scientists adapt a genetic engineering tool to the task of quickly diagnosing infections.
April 19, 2017 Complex Cholesterol - Researchers are using good cholesterol, or HDL, as a window into inflammation and disease.
April 18, 2017 Peak Randomness - Mathematically random behavior in humans peaks at the quarter-century mark.
April 17, 2017 Biased Artificial Intelligence - Computer scientists discover bias in artificial intelligence programs.
April 14, 2017 Nutrient Dust - Distant dust helps bring vital nutrients to mountain ecosystems.
April 13, 2017 Night Owl Genes - Some night owls may have a mutation that lengthens their circadian clock.
April 12, 2017 Memorable Smells - How does our brain associate certain smells with vivid memories?
April 11, 2017 Salty Lakes - Road salt is slowly turning many northern lakes and streams salty.
April 10, 2017 Long-Lasting Sunscreen - It’s annoying to have to reapply sunscreens throughout the day, and researchers are working on longer-lasting versions.
April 7, 2017 Shocking Eel Strategies - Electric eels use a series of elaborate electrical discharges to get their prey to come out of hiding.
April 6, 2017 Historical Smell Mismatch - The mismatch between the smells in the environment we evolved in and the one we live in today could impact our health.
April 5, 2017 Contact Lens Biosensor - Monitoring blood sugar and testing for cancer bio-markers with a contact lens.
April 4, 2017 Telomeres & Heart Disease - Medical researchers make strides in fighting a widespread heart condition.
April 3, 2017 Mobile Plastic Fuel - Mobile power reactors could turn plastic garbage into gasoline and diesel fuel.
March 31, 2017 Venomous Guppies - A little fish fends off attack with a heroin-like toxin.
March 30, 2017 Cryo-Recycling - Icy temperatures may be the key to recycling unwanted technology.
March 29, 2017 Antibiotics vs. Bees - Antibiotics used to treat foulbrood in honeybee hives could be contributing to the decline of honeybee populations.
March 28, 2017 African Renewable Energy - Partnerships can help African nations develop sustainable energy grids.
March 27, 2017 Crowdsourcing Artificial Intelligence - The U.S. Navy asks computer gamers to help brainstorm the challenge posed by super-intelligent machines.
March 24, 2017 Age Reversal - A peptide infusion has restored youthful vigor to elderly lab mice.
March 23, 2017 Methane Sniffers - Google’s fleet of Street View cars is helping sniff out gas leaks.
March 22, 2017 Importance of Smell - Losing the sense of smell can have unexpected consequences.
March 21, 2017 Contagious Parrot Laughter - Rare New Zealand parrots start playing spontaneously when they hear certain calls.
March 20, 2017 Full Body PET Scanner - A full-body PET scanner could help medical researchers understand how different body systems interact.
March 17, 2017 Robotic Microsurgery - Precise, minimally invasive robotic surgery could improve outcomes for cochlear implant patients.
March 16, 2017 Eradicating Rabies - Vaccinating dogs against rabies protects humans and wildlife, too.
March 15, 2017 Cooling Sheets - Cooling sheets could provide air conditioning without requiring energy.
March 14, 2017 Cell Health & Exercise - Bursts of high intensity aerobics revive aging cells.
March 13, 2017 Neanderthal Dental Plaque - Dental plaque from ancient Neanderthals reveals that they used herbal remedies.
March 10, 2017 Avian Athletes - Scientists are learning from birds’ amazing metabolisms to help human athletes perform better on the ground.
March 9, 2017 Mountain High - Have you ever been to a high altitude and found yourself gasping for breath? One listener asked why that happens.
March 8, 2017 Ancient Egyptian Prosthetics - Artificial toes from ancient Egypt may have been functional prosthetics.
March 7, 2017 Saliva Communication - How sensors in the mouth help orchestrate digestion and metabolism.
March 6, 2017 The Mpemba Effect - A strange phenomenon of freezing water has baffled scientists for decades.
March 3, 2017 Heatwaves & Pollution - Heatwaves and poor air quality go hand and hand.
March 2, 2017 Memory Over Time - Learning how the brain links memories created days, months or years apart.
March 1, 2017 Seagrass Fights Disease - Underwater seagrass meadows combat disease.
February 28, 2017 Neuroscience of Viral News - What makes a news story go viral?
February 27, 2017 Bee Ball - Scientists teach bees how to move a tiny ball to test their cognitive abilities.
February 24, 2017 Hawkmoth Flight - Insects called hawkmoths eat enormous amounts of sugar, but they don’t use it all for energy.
February 23, 2017 Avoiding Arsenic - Some plants can rid themselves of toxins like arsenic.
February 22, 2017 Social Robots - Robots can help people help themselves.
February 21, 2017 Talk Pedometer - “Talk pedometers” measure how many words children hear throughout the day in the home.
February 20, 2017 The Body’s Sense of Taste - Taste receptors are actually located all over the body, not just in the mouth.