Category: Daily Show

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.
October 4, 2017 Exercise and Depression - A small amount of weekly exercise may help prevent depression.
October 3, 2017 Economics of Climate Change - A new report stresses the need for a practical response to climate change.
October 2, 2017 Pumpkin Toadlet Hearing - Tiny orange frogs called pumpkin toadlets can’t hear their own calls.
September 29, 2017 Tsunami Rafts - Japan’s 2011 tsunami carried hundreds of tiny species to the west coast of the United States by on manmade plastic objects.
September 28, 2017 Soy & Mussel Adhesives - A researcher develops a shellfish-inspired glue, made with soybeans.
September 27, 2017 Sleeping Jellyfish - Snoozing jellyfish help scientists understand the origins of sleep.
September 26, 2017 Restoring the California Condor - Reducing lead ammo may restore California condors.
September 25, 2017 Infant Persistence - Babies persist when they see adults persist.
September 22, 2017 Poison Frogs - Why don’t poison frogs poison themselves?
September 21, 2017 Bash the Bug - Citizen scientists help search for the best treatments for tuberculosis.
September 20, 2017 Sizing Up Extinction - Being the “right-size” helps protect species from extinction.
September 19, 2017 Butterfly Wing Patterns - Butterfly wings help reveal the genetics underlying coloration patterns.
September 18, 2017 Old Fish - Many populations of fish are losing their biggest, oldest members.
September 15, 2017 DNA Cargo Robots - DNA robots move and sort nanoscale-sized payloads.
September 14, 2017 Dream Navigating - Researchers are puzzling out the brain’s GPS system.
September 13, 2017 Plant Hormones - Our gut microbes may respond to hormones in the plants we eat.
September 12, 2017 Worldwide Renewables - How practical is a worldwide switch to 100% renewable energy?
September 11, 2017 Bats vs. Buildings - Scientists discover why bats fly into tall buildings.
September 8, 2017 Social Health - Social well-being could be important to our long-term health.
September 7, 2017 Environmental DNA Collection - Conducting a census of species using environmental DNA.
September 6, 2017 Seafloor Biodiversity - Unexpected biodiversity on the seafloor may play a big role in marine food webs.
September 5, 2017 Mosquito Sweet Tooth - A sweet tooth may be mosquitoes’ Achilles’ heel.
September 4, 2017 Human Echolocation Sounds - How do some blind people use echolocation to get around?
September 1, 2017 Leaf Size Limits - What limits the maximum size of a plant’s leaves?
August 31, 2017 Ant Jaws - To catch fast prey, a type of ant has high-speed, spring-loaded jaws.
August 30, 2017 Slow Motion Bias - Slow motion videos of violent encounters bias our interpretation of the events.
August 29, 2017 Yarn Electricity - A stretchy fiber could spin motion into electricity.
August 28, 2017 Humans & Honeyguides - African honeyhunters use a special call to get birds to lead them to the location of hives full of nutritious honey.
August 25, 2017 Bleating Animals - Animals use bleats to communicate more effectively.
August 24, 2017 Trojan Cow - An unlikely host delivers a lethal punch to malarial mosquitoes.
August 23, 2017 Space Plastic - Astronauts’ replacement tools could come from an unconventional source.
August 22, 2017 Worms, Microbes and Healthspan - Gut microbes may turn broccoli chemicals into age-defying compounds.
August 21, 2017 National Mall Turf - What lurks beneath the grass of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.?
August 18, 2017 Running Rat Memory - Exercise helps young rats build long-lasting brain capacity.
August 17, 2017 Self-Healing Robots - Engineers have designed soft robots that can heal themselves from damage.
August 16, 2017 Toxic Beauty Products - Beauty products may lead to health problems in some populations.
August 15, 2017 Knee Osteoarthritis Origins - Old skeletons provide new insights into the causes of osteoarthritis.
August 14, 2017 Lizard Blue - What you wear could affect the behavior of wild animals.
August 11, 2017 Familiar Faces - Scientists identify two brain regions important for familiar face recognition.