the.Sci covers STEM topics such as science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and puts them in context with current events. These stories explain how things work, who make them happen, and why they are relevant to teens.
Miles O'Brien reports on the Mars500 isolation experiment, a Russia-based mock mission to Mars.
Spencer Michels explores the emerging field of music therapy and the physical and psychological benefits it has for patients with a variety of ailments.
Hari Sreenivasan reports on the urban heat island effect and the efforts of the Chicago government to keep cool while reducing energy consumption.
Miles O'Brien reports on efforts to determine the effects of long-term exposure to radiation after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant explosion.
Dr. Hans Rosling uses advanced visualization software to attract national interest in global health statistics. Ray Suarez reports.
Miles O'Brien reports on the precautions taken by Japanese citizens to avoid contamination from food after the Fukushima Daiichi meltdown.
Insects have long been a mainstay of many diets worldwide. Correspondent Spencer Michels investigates the trend slowly arising in the United States.
Tom Bearden learns about the science of liquefaction and the dangers it poses to the Pacific northwest.
Correspondent Tom Bearden explores the United States' vulnerability of cyber attacks and how computer scientists are working to improve infrastructure security.
Hari Sreenivasan explores the causes and effects of our oceans' waning coral reefs.