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.
Elana Michelle describes the dangers of trans fats and interviews people who have worked to get trans fats banned by the FDA.
Elana Michelle reports on the positive and negative impacts of hydraulic fracturing & how citizens and corporations are working together to find common ground.
Spencer Michels examines the debate over rerouting water from the California delta.
Vince Patton investigates how intermittent and overwhelming influxes of pine butterflies destroy forests in Oregon.
Miles O'Brien reports on a burgeoning field of stem cell biology that allows scientists to manufacture living organs.
Kelly, a two-foot robot built in France, works with autistic children to develop better social interaction skills. Ray Suarez reports.
Miles O'Brien reports on the company building new rockets for NASA and its lofty aims for cheaper space flight.
Miles O'Brien investigates the reason for why we sleep.
Miles O'Brien examines the United States' inadequate sewer systems and the attempts to relieve problems associated with its inefficiency.
Miles O'Brien reports on the Mars500 isolation experiment, a Russia-based mock mission to Mars.