January 30, 2015

Ice – Freezing Lakes (Memorial Program)

The unusual way that water freezes allows fish and other aquatic life to survive the winter months.

January 29, 2015

Ice – Comets (Memorial Program)

To find the source of life on earth, some say we should look to the skies.

January 28, 2015

Rethinking Water

Can nature teach us sustainable ways to filter our wastewater?

January 27, 2015

Grizzly Tracking – Signs

Grizzly bear tracking usually involves splitting a few hairs.

January 26, 2015

Grizzly Tracking – Crucial Corridor

Scientists and volunteers work together to see if Grizzly bears are finally returning to the mountains of Montana.

January 23, 2015

Seasonal Backyard Science – Every Tree Tells A Story

Examining a fallen tree can reveal a lot about the animals that have used it.

January 22, 2015

Seasonal Backyard Science – Insects

Even in winter, you can find springtails!

January 21, 2015

Bicycles – Commuter Bike

HIghlights of the ideal bike to ride to work.

January 20, 2015

Bicycles – Innovation

Bicycles are evolving, not just in their design, but in the way that they fit into the cityscape.

January 19, 2015

Bicycle – Advantages

Want to improve your health, brighten your day and lessen air pollution in one easy step?

January 16, 2015

Bicycles – Comeback

In the Netherlands today, about one-quarter of all trips in the entire country are made by bicycle.

January 15, 2015

Bicycles – History

In the late 1990s and the 2000s, many U.S. cities have rediscovered the bicycle as a mode of transportation.

January 14, 2015

Next Wave of Wireless – Bandwidth

We’re running out of room to transmit all the countless broadcast signals needed for wireless communication.

January 13, 2015

Next Wave of Wireless – Augmented Reality

Your smart phone is likely to get a lot smarter, becoming a dynamic all-in-one instruction device.

January 12, 2015

Next Wave of Wireless – Meds

In the future, taking any medication may never be quite the same.

January 9, 2015

Red Cockaded Woodpeckers – Behavior

Young red cockaded woodpeckers continue to help raise their brothers and sisters until the father dies.

January 8, 2015

Uncharted Forests – Preservation

Carbon Offset Projects enable companies which pollute to pay for the preservation of tropical rainforests around the world.

January 7, 2015

Uncharted Forests – Carbon Offsets

The trees in a tropical rainforest contain about 600 to 700 tons of carbon per acre. A global project aims to keep that carbon in the trees.

January 6, 2015

Uncharted Forests – Measuring Carbon

A team of scientists is measuring and counting rainforest trees in the Amazon, hoping to use their data to help control the amount of carbon released into the atmosphere.

January 5, 2015

Drosophila – Cancer

Scientists are using fruit fly genes to test how effective different forms of cancer treatment are.

January 2, 2015

Mummers Parade – History

The flamboyance of the Mummers’ Parade arose from the grand masquerade balls of Philadelphia society in the 1800’s.

January 1, 2015

Mummers Parade – Participants

The Mummers Parade is a spectacular orchestration of costume, music, and dance.