Category: Daily Show

December 14, 2017 Pollution and Teen Behavior - Fine soot particles may contribute to juvenile delinquency.
December 13, 2017 Dolphin Click Algorithms - Machine learning algorithms like those used by social media companies can classify dolphin echolocation clicks.
December 12, 2017 Pterosaur Eggs - A new fossil find in China sheds light on how pterosaurs reproduced.
December 11, 2017 No Cut Gene Editing - A new form of gene therapy could correct genetic disorders with less risk.
December 8, 2017 Narwhal Great Escape - These mysterious single-tusked denizens of the Arctic have a paradoxical response to danger.
December 7, 2017 24-Hour Colds - Why you sometimes feel a cold coming on, only to have the symptoms disappear the very next day.
December 6, 2017 Space Music - Turning the Voyager spacecraft particle detector into a musical instrument.
December 5, 2017 Nano-Distilling Seawater - Turning saltwater to drinking water with sunlight.
December 4, 2017 Nucleic Acid Dipstick - Scientists develop a device that can purify genetic material from any organism right in the field.
December 1, 2017 Snow White - A listener asks: What makes snow white?
November 30, 2017 Vision Video Games - Could action video games help older people’s vision?
November 29, 2017 Greener Diapers - A cornstarch based absorbent could lead to greener diapers.
November 28, 2017 3D Printed Rocket Engines - Engineers are using 3D printers to build rocket engines.
November 27, 2017 JunoCam Imagery - Amateur scientists and artists process the latest images of Jupiter.
November 24, 2017 Home Lab Test - A portable device lets pregnant women perform some lab tests at home, and analyze the results with a cell phone.
November 23, 2017 Fertilizer Blocker - A soil additive keeps fertilizer on the farm and out of waterways.
November 22, 2017 Orangutan Curiosity - Orangutans living in captivity are much more curious than their wild counterparts.
November 21, 2017 Body Clock Healing - Time of day, along with our internal body clock, could affect how fast our wounds heal.
November 20, 2017 Non-Killer Bees - Africanized “killer” honeybees in Central and South America are known for their bellicose nature. But not in Puerto Rico.
November 17, 2017 Universal Gravity Reduction - Is the expanding Universe weakening our gravity?
November 16, 2017 Linguistic Blood Test - Our word choice may reveal our stress level and even blood chemistry.
November 15, 2017 Sheep Face Recognition - Sheep can recognize human faces.
November 14, 2017 Human Size Evolution - Our ancestors and their extinct relatives grew in height and weight at different times.
November 13, 2017 Impact of Small Media - Small media has an out-sized influence on public discourse.
November 10, 2017 Car Noise App - Mobile phones may soon be able to listen for car trouble.
November 9, 2017 Gateway Drug Biology - Use of legal drugs may make use of illegal ones more likely to lead to addiction.
November 8, 2017 Magnetic Memory Fabric - Magnetic fabric could let your clothes store data.
November 7, 2017 Male Mammoths - Mammoths that left remains in Siberia were overwhelmingly male. Scientists want to know why.
November 6, 2017 Bat Vocal Learning - Fruit bats learn their calls from the crowd of bats around them.
November 3, 2017 Conscious Machine - What would it take to make a conscious machine?
November 2, 2017 Geese vs. Hunters - Geese are holing up in the big city during the winter to avoid hunters.
October 31, 2017 Solar Butterflies - A butterfly’s wings inspires more efficient solar cells.
October 30, 2017 Masked Dinosaur - Remnants of pigments in the fossils of dinosaur feathers provide clues to how they looked and behaved in life.
October 27, 2017 Fever Birth Defects - Controlling fevers during early pregnancy may decrease the likelihood of congenital birth defects.
October 26, 2017 Hybrid Flying Robots - Tiny hybrid robots could conduct rescue missions in the air and sea.
October 25, 2017 Earth Moving Salmon - Can spawning salmon erode mountains?
October 24, 2017 Mongolian Dinosaurs - A Mongolian paleontologist brings poached fossils home.
October 23, 2017 Blue Halos - Blue halos on some flowers attract pollinators like bees.
October 20, 2017 Beak Evolution - More than a century of backyard bird feeding may have lengthened one bird species’ beaks.
October 19, 2017 Science Through Filmmaking - A film project reveals the secret behind sperm locomotion.
October 18, 2017 Mimicking Octopus Skin - The octopus inspires shape-changing materials.
October 17, 2017 Skin Tone Genes - The genetic origins of dark and light skin.
October 16, 2017 Bird Play & Tools - Birds, like humans infants, learn about the world around them through play.
October 13, 2017 Baby Talk - Moms the world over use the same vocal timbre when speaking to babies.
October 12, 2017 Spider Webs - A listener asks: Can spiders get caught in the webs of other spiders?
October 11, 2017 Ocean Wind Power - Oceans could give wind farms an energy boost.
October 10, 2017 Sooty Birds - Soot on museum bird feathers provide an accurate record of air pollution in 19th and 20th century North American industrial cities.
October 9, 2017 Identical Triplets - A listener asks if identical triplets are possible.
October 6, 2017 Drug Prices & Nocebos - Can a drug’s price tag influence its side effects?
October 5, 2017 Origins of RNA - Ephemeral pools of water may have been the cradle of life.