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Watch the complete July 16, 2008 broadcast of NOVA scienceNOW here. To watch any of our segments from past episodes online, go to past stories.

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Running time: 2:09

Bird Brains

Bird Brains

Clues to the origins of human language are turning up in the brains of birds.
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Space Storms

Space Storms

Behind the dazzling display of the aurora borealis are space storms that could turn the lights off here on Earth.
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Profile: Yoky Matsuoka

Profile: Yoky Matsuoka

A former tennis prodigy aims to create advanced prosthetic limbs controlled by human thought.
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Smart Bridges

Smart Bridges

Can we engineer bridges that tell us what's wrong with them before it's too late?
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