Moogfest, named after inventor Robert Moog, is a celebration of the art, engineering and technology of synthesizers, machines that create sounds electronically. Jeffrey Brown takes us to the gathering for a look at how experiments in technology and music can…
By PBS NewsHour
Current medical adhesives work well outside the body, but the challenge is making adhesives for the human body's watery internal environment. Enter the caddisfly.
By Elliott Kennerson, KQED Science
Scientists use a telescope in Chile to complete a survey of the coldest parts of the Milky Way's galactic plane.
By Nsikan Akpan
Before the digital revolution hit the movie industry, the projector used in movie theaters was an evolution of the Phantoscope, developed by Charles Francis Jenkins, who was born nearly 150 years ago on Saturday.
By Carey Reed
A male astronomer's offhand comment during an interview prompted a social media outcry over the weekend when female scientists around the world took to Twitter using the hashtag #GirlsWithToys.
By Ed Jahn, Oregon Public Broadcasting
Within an hour of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated central Japan in 2011, Ishinomaki Red Cross Hospital was accepting patients and acting as a refuge for throngs of survivors who’d lost everything. No broken windows. No collapsed ceilings. No…
By Miles O'Brien
It's been a year since science correspondent Miles O'Brien lost his left arm in an accident. Since then, he's been learning how to live life "mono-mano." But can technology ever replace what he lost?…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
These scientists are making glass from what you throw in the garbage. They hope that our waste will be the cutting edge of mining.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy and Joshua Barajas
Deadly altitudes, breathtaking skies, treacherous roads, wild donkeys -- it's all part of working on the most sophisticated telescope in the world.
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