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Walk this way: Scientists recreate 410 million-year-old spider crawl (from PBS NewsHour)
Fossil records have allowed scientists to unlock a 410 million-year-old secret: the way an ancient arachnid crawled around. Continue reading →
July 10, 2014 at 10:38 am
If these researchers have their way, we’ll be hearing not just with our ears but through our skin. (from NOVA Next)
Haptic devices could soon revolutionize how we experience everything from music to motion pictures.
July 10, 2014 at 12:00 am
Can scientists capture video of light moving? They'd have to slow down time by a factor of 10 billion. Take this quiz from NOVA and learn more.
Levitating high-speed trains. Batteries grown by viruses. Bomb-sniffing plants. Vaccines administered like a painless tattoo. In NOVA's series "Making Stuff," technology columnist and best-selling author David Pogue investigates some of the most surprising and groundbreaking innovations taking place…
July 09, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Join Ian McKellen and PBS this Friday afternoon at 1pm ET for a live Twitter chat about his new PBS series Vicious. Use hashtag #ViciousPBS to ask him questions.
July 09, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Before the Mona Lisa was stolen from The Louvre in 1911, it was a relatively unknown portrait. The Mona Lisa Mystery airs TONIGHT at 10/9c on Secrets of the Dead.
In the summer of 1911, the Mona Lisa portrait was stolen from The Louvre Museum.
July 09, 2014 at 12:23 pm
Why ‘Doctor Zhivago’ was dangerous (from PBS NewsHour)
When Boris Pasternak finished his novel “Dr. Zhivago” in 1965, Soviet authorities refused to publish the tale of an individual’s struggle amid the Russian Revolution. A new book, “The Zhivago Affair,” tells the story of how Pasternak’s novel came to be published and smuggled back into the Soviet Uni…
July 09, 2014 at 10:53 am
Study shows prostate cancer risk rises in male cyclists over 50 (from PBS NewsHour)
A recent study, published online by the Journal of Men’s Health, indicates an increased risk for prostate cancer in male cyclists over the age of...
July 09, 2014 at 5:40 am
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