Science Nation

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An online magazine examining the breakthroughs and the possibilities for new discoveries about our planet, our universe and ourselves. Each week, Science Nation takes a dynamic, entertaining look at the research--and the researchers--that will change our lives.

Episode Date
National MagLab: The largest, highest powered magnet lab in the world - Science Nation
04:28
May 17, 2019
Very Large Array observatory reveals the universe
04:51
May 10, 2019
Synthetic proteins: Mimicking the molecular machinery of life - Science Nation
03:54
Apr 26, 2019
Smart and connected stormwater systems - Science Nation
03:17
Apr 19, 2019
Sweat sensors: Engineering breakthrough tools for health diagnostics
03:30
Mar 29, 2019
Young citizen scientists assist in Salt Lake City air quality research - Science Nation
04:30
Mar 15, 2019
Using light to move wireless data faster
03:34
Mar 01, 2019
The krill factor in ocean mixing - Science Nation
03:45
Feb 15, 2019
Research immerses HBCU undergrads in biomedical engineering - Science Nation
03:44
Feb 08, 2019
Batteries of the future made with salt - Science Nation
02:47
Nov 30, 2018
Processing human urine to recycle nutrients into fertilizer - Science Nation
03:48
Nov 09, 2018
Socially assistive robots for children on the autism spectrum - Science Nation
03:56
Oct 26, 2018
Engineering soft robots for paradigm shift in rehabilitation - Science Nation
03:54
Oct 12, 2018
Sustainable Agriculture: Engineering a win-win solution for poultry litter - Science Nation
03:21
Sep 21, 2018
Face Blindness study sheds light on typical brain function
03:10
Jul 27, 2018
Rock arches are singing and scientists are listening
03:17
Jul 13, 2018
New, printable and flexible ceramic bone grafts could be a game changer
03:52
Jun 15, 2018
Engineering smarter robotic boats for safer, cheaper work on the water
03:03
Jun 01, 2018
Helping stroke survivors walk as normally as possible
03:49
May 18, 2018
The genetic path to biodiversity
03:52
May 04, 2018
Novel approach advances home and health sensors
03:46
Apr 20, 2018
Soft "vine robots" grow into solutions
03:02
Apr 06, 2018
Data-driven optimization to improve mobile health care in disadvantaged communities
03:32
Mar 23, 2018
Engineering earthquake resilience in downtown skyscrapers
03:24
Mar 09, 2018
Water rescue robot EMILY gets some help from the sky
03:31
Feb 23, 2018
Spinach to hearts: Leafy vegetable inspires new way to generate heart tissue
02:55
Feb 09, 2018
NSF-funded research to forecast space weather, protect the power grid, pipelines and satellites
03:10
Dec 01, 2017
"Clothes make the cloud" in this lab
03:21
Nov 10, 2017
Batlab studies echolocation to learn how animals "see" with sound
03:36
Oct 27, 2017
Bioengineering infant heart patches with a baby’s own heart cells
03:37
Sep 29, 2017
Leading-edge research aims to predict, limit harmful algal blooms
03:42
Sep 22, 2017
Genomic science uncovers genes that enable plants to grow more with less fertilizer
03:34
Sep 05, 2017
Decades of bird signals, songs digitized for scientific research
03:20
Aug 14, 2017
Rare audio of indigenous languages saved by invention 100 years later
03:57
Jul 31, 2017
Researchers gauge impact of "Maker" job opportunities for underserved teens
03:33
Jun 14, 2017
Engineering highly adaptable robots requires new tools for new rules
03:42
Apr 06, 2017
Terraformer wind tunnel takes hazards engineering research to a new level
03:46
Feb 17, 2017
Transformational building design energizes water recycling -- literally!
03:55
Feb 08, 2017
Hands-on learning research that benefits the economy, environment
03:42
Feb 01, 2017
Cotton candy machine used to regrow human tissue
03:19
Jan 25, 2017
Brain prints reveal children’s reading difficulties
03:59
Jan 18, 2017
Investigating the impact of natural and human-made nanomaterials on living things
03:51
Dec 30, 2016
Scientists create ice storms to study nature's chilly response
04:07
Dec 06, 2016
NSF supports "Array of Things" prototype in Chicago
03:25
Dec 02, 2016
Engineers design new lead detector for water
03:26
Nov 18, 2016
Lizard species diverging to survive
03:49
Nov 02, 2016
Living Bridge Project shows off potential of "smart" infrastructure to provide services
03:43
Oct 26, 2016
Food and Fear: Modeling animal tradeoffs shaped by landscape complexity
03:50
Oct 19, 2016
ReNUWIt: Changing the way we manage urban water
03:42
Oct 12, 2016
New nanotechnology to produce sustainable, clean water for developing nations
03:19
Sep 27, 2016
Insect battles provide clues to evolution
03:45
Sep 21, 2016
These smart threads could save lives
03:20
Sep 12, 2016
Pig manure paves road to sustainable asphalt
03:23
Jun 21, 2016
Phytotron facelift facilitates cutting edge research on plants
03:09
Jun 16, 2016
Babies are language sponges -- even with sign language
03:40
Jun 08, 2016
New multilayered materials ready for take off
03:45
Jun 02, 2016
Soldier scientists inventing lighter bullet proof vests, and more
03:17
May 19, 2016
Kilauea: Up close and personal with red hot science!
05:34
May 12, 2016
Engineering slick solutions for sticky problems
02:55
May 05, 2016
Neuroimaging reveals detailed semantic maps across human cerebral cortex
03:10
Apr 25, 2016
Carbon nanotubes scaling up to surpass single-story silicon
02:54
Apr 22, 2016
Oil spill cleanups: Finding the right chemistry
03:24
Apr 16, 2016
Sea slug brain chemistry reveals more about human memory, learning
02:28
Apr 09, 2016
Computational behavioral science develops tools, methods to reach children with autism
03:23
Apr 01, 2016
Fertilizing sustainable growth in the forest industry
02:49
Mar 24, 2016
Critical Zone Observatories help U.S. plan for the future
03:30
Mar 18, 2016
SupraSensor could be super tool for precision agriculture
03:28
Mar 18, 2016
These BioBots show some real muscle
03:17
Mar 03, 2016
Engineering a spinal cord repair kit
03:06
Feb 25, 2016
Ecologists test stability of Maine ecosystem over two decades
03:29
Feb 17, 2016
Harnessing wave energy to light up coastal communities
03:08
Feb 03, 2016
Small business, big stage: NSF-funded start-ups at CES 2016
04:47
Jan 28, 2016
Social interactions and the brain
03:28
Jan 21, 2016
Cavitation bubbles bursting with cleaning power
03:02
Jan 07, 2016
Scientists satisfy our taste for blue mussels and Arctic surfclams
04:26
Dec 09, 2015
Pioneering effort to detect Ebola
03:22
Dec 03, 2015
Big Data to individualize management of chronic diseases
03:14
Nov 18, 2015
NEON begins to monitor changing ecology of the U.S.
03:06
Nov 12, 2015
A 'clear path' to solar power
03:03
Nov 03, 2015
Helping nanotechnology work for everyone
03:29
Oct 28, 2015
Like being there: The next generation of 3-D holograms
02:48
Oct 23, 2015
Bioinspired Soft Materials Center blurs boundaries between the animate and inanimate
03:16
Oct 15, 2015
Urban Hydrofarmers Project sows seeds of success among 'resilient' youth
03:18
Oct 01, 2015
Tiny butterfly proboscis inspires big ideas
03:23
Sep 17, 2015
QESST for solar power to feed an energy hungry world
03:15
Sep 11, 2015
Understanding the ecological role of wolves in Yellowstone National Park
03:57
Aug 25, 2015
"Yellow chemistry" turns sulfur waste into plastics
02:56
Aug 13, 2015
XROMM puts biomechanics on the fast track
02:47
Aug 06, 2015
Surfactants: Building greener chemicals
03:05
Jul 30, 2015
Additive Manufacturing: 3-D printing beyond plastic
03:10
Jul 23, 2015
Do smart electricity meters 'turn on' conservation?
03:13
Jul 16, 2015
"Smart implants" dissolve after healing
03:23
Jul 09, 2015
Doppler on Wheels--the biggest 'dish' on the road!
03:14
May 13, 2015
Connect4Learning jumpstarts science and math for preschoolers
03:18
May 07, 2015
Testing the waters: 1,4-Dioxane in North Carolina's Cape Fear River Basin
03:09
Apr 30, 2015
Hunting for the WIMPs of the universe
03:19
Apr 22, 2015
Hydraulic fracturing: Using scientific methods to evaluate trade-offs
03:07
Apr 16, 2015
Engineers investigate possible lingering impacts from Elk River chemical spill
03:12
Apr 09, 2015
Giving robots and prostheses the human touch
03:47
Apr 03, 2015
Wearable sensors to monitor triggers for asthma, and more
03:08
Mar 26, 2015