KidzTube
Welcome
Login / Register

Search Results: "Science Magazine"

All   Most Recent   Most Viewed  


  • 04:22 Plumage and song split two nearly identical birds into different species

    Plumage and song split two nearly identical birds into different species

    15 views / 0 likes - added

    In Iber National Park in Argentina, two wren-sized, nearly identical species of bird live side by side, spending their days foraging for the same kinds of seeds and nesting in the same kinds of places. These species can breed together successfully-- but t

  • 03:36 Ancient fish share a key feature of human vision

    Ancient fish share a key feature of human vision

    24 views / 0 likes - added

    In order to see the world as clearly as we do, we process vision from each eyeball on both sides of our braina capability known as bilateral visual projection. For a long time, researchers thought this feature developed after fish transitioned to land, mo

  • 00:50 Dolphins talk to each other to synchronize their behaviors

    Dolphins talk to each other to synchronize their behaviors

    18 views / 0 likes - added

    Two studies indicate that the social marine animals use whistles and clicks to match upRead the story ($): https://scim.ag/3rVSCYnAbout Science SnippetsThese videos are short snippets from researchers' workoften videos actually used as data in a study or

  • 03:40 How life-span shifting insects are reshaping aging research

    How life-span shifting insects are reshaping aging research

    19 views / 0 likes - added

    Bees, termites, and ants can teach us a lot about cooperation, communication, and the skills that keep societies together. But these so-called social insects may also hold secrets that could reshape our understanding of human aging. Many social insects ex

  • 04:44 How do the leading COVID-19 vaccines work?

    How do the leading COVID-19 vaccines work?

    28 views / 0 likes - added

    As countries like the United States and United Kingdom inoculate their residents with never-before used vaccine technology, others, including Russia, China, and India, are investing in more traditional approaches, like inactivated coronavirus vaccines. Bu

  • 04:10 Watchand hearthe impact human noises have on marine life

    Watchand hearthe impact human noises have on marine life

    34 views / 0 likes - added

    Ocean sounds may help people sleep at night, but marine animals depend on them for survival. Take dolphins, which rely on echolocation to hunt and clicks to communicate with their pod. Such species are in trouble, because human-generated ocean noise, or a

  • 01:40 These beetlebots keep flying, even after crashing into poles

    These beetlebots keep flying, even after crashing into poles

    134 views / 0 likes - added

    Beetles are virtually crash resistant. Their wings fold up when they collide with objects, and then quickly spring back into place. That helps the insects stay on course and fly straight, rather than spiral to the ground, while exerting little energy. Res

  • 03:16 Roots from different plants compete for prime real estate underground

    Roots from different plants compete for prime real estate underground

    133 views / 0 likes - added

    Mathematical modeling and greenhouse studies show complex interactions keep roots productiveWhen it comes to plants, the roots hidden underground are as importantif not more importantthan whats visible above ground. Now researchers have figured out how ro

  • 03:06 Swarms of robotic fish can synchronize their swimming, for the first time

    Swarms of robotic fish can synchronize their swimming, for the first time

    129 views / 0 likes - added

    Swimming in sync is one of the most important lessons a school of fish can learn: The coordination helps them find foodand evade predators. But when scientists try to train robots to match this stunning natural feat, most fall short. Now, researchers have

  • 01:40 Magnetic spray transforms inanimate objects into mini-robots

    Magnetic spray transforms inanimate objects into mini-robots

    76 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists have engineered a spray that turns inanimate materials into mobile, insect-scale machines. The spray contains particles of iron, polyvinyl alcohol and gluten, which combine with water to form sticky, magnetic skins, or M-skins. Thanks to the sp

  • 03:48 DNA tracks mysterious Denisovans to Chinese cave, just before modern humans showed up

    DNA tracks mysterious Denisovans to Chinese cave, just before modern humans showed up

    68 views / 0 likes - added

    In a new paper in Science, archaeologist Dongju Zhang's research team reports the first Denisovan ancient DNA found outside Denisova Cave: mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) gleaned not from fossils, but from the cave sediments themselves. Precise dates show the D

  • 03:29 Speedy drones count Antarctic penguin colonies in record time

    Speedy drones count Antarctic penguin colonies in record time

    52 views / 0 likes - added

    Counting penguins is tough work: On Antarcticas Cape Crozier, it takes scientists two full days to map the location of 300,000 nesting pairs of Adlie penguins, using helicopters and hand-flown drones. Meanwhile, brutal winds, freezing rain, and snow limit

  • 04:10 Fires can kindle biodiversity, sparking new approaches to conservation

    Fires can kindle biodiversity, sparking new approaches to conservation

    51 views / 0 likes - added

    Raging fires throughout the U.S. and Australia over the past year have put vulnerable species at risk. But not all blazes are devastatingin fact, fire can promote biodiversity. In grasslands, fires prevent trees and roots from taking hold. This allows gra

  • 03:01 Why bird brains are more brilliant than anyone suspected

    Why bird brains are more brilliant than anyone suspected

    101 views / 0 likes - added

    The secret may lie in a newly-discovered brain structureRead the research: https://scim.ag/31zQoCRhttps://scim.ag/3mdMyY0CreditsproducerMeagan Cantwellsupervising producerJoel Goldbergspecial thanksPeter SternSacha VigneriLiz PennisiresearchStacho et al.,

  • 03:31 Can scientists solve Darwin's 'abominable mystery' about the angiosperm explosion?

    Can scientists solve Darwin's 'abominable mystery' about the angiosperm explosion?

    90 views / 0 likes - added

    Molecular biology has helped illuminate long-held questions about flowering plantsRead the perspective: https://scim.ag/3gdSbSHCredits producerMeagan Cantwellsupervising producerJoel Goldbergspecial thanksGemma AldertonCasper J. van der KooiCatherine Mata

  • 04:58 How NASAs new rover will search for signs of ancient life on Mars

    How NASAs new rover will search for signs of ancient life on Mars

    110 views / 1 likes - added

    If NASA realizes its midsummer dream, a spacecraft will blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, sometime between 30 July and 15 August, destined to ignite the next generation of Mars exploration. The mission, which NASA has dubbed Mars 2020, aims to deliv

  • 04:43 Threatened pools in Mexican desert hold clues to early life

    Threatened pools in Mexican desert hold clues to early life

    75 views / 0 likes - added

    Agriculture has threatened an area holding an exceptional array of microbesRead the story: https://scim.ag/3htf9Gb Watch the documentary by filmmaker David Jaramillo: https://documentalcuatrocienegas.com/ creditsproducer Meagan Cantwell supervising produc

  • 00:42 Snippet: Mosquito-inspired drone dodges obstacles, thanks to air-pressure sensors

    Snippet: Mosquito-inspired drone dodges obstacles, thanks to air-pressure sensors

    63 views / 0 likes - added

    Credit: (video footage) Toshiyuki Nakata, Nathan Phillips, Patrcio Simes, Ian J. Russell, Jorn A. Cheney, Simon M. Walker, Richard J. Bomphrey; (music) Pond5Read more: https://scim.ag/2E9JlrERead the research ($): https://scim.ag/2CXUiMpAbout Science Snip

  • 03:17 This tiny camera can show the world from a bugs point of view

    This tiny camera can show the world from a bugs point of view

    62 views / 0 likes - added

    Steerable arm helps save energy while capturing panoramic views Read the research: https://scim.ag/3fVOotOCreditproducerMeagan Cantwellsupervising producerJoel GoldbergresearchIyer et al., Science Robotics 2020DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.abb0839special thank

  • 02:58 Your hair can crack steel when it hits the right spot

    Your hair can crack steel when it hits the right spot

    66 views / 0 likes - added

    Imperfections on the surface of razor blades cause them to failRead the research: https://scim.ag/31I3w8dCreditproducerMeagan Cantwellsupervising producerJoel Goldbergspecial thanksSarah CrespiBrett GrocholskiGianluca RoscioliCemal Cem TasanresearchRoscio

  • 01:00 Snippet: 3D imaging reveals the ancient lives of Egyptian animal mummies

    Snippet: 3D imaging reveals the ancient lives of Egyptian animal mummies

    104 views / 0 likes - added

    Credit: (FOOTAGE) Richard Johnston/The Egypt Centre/Swansea University; (MUSIC) Pond5;(EDITING) Joel GoldbergRead more: https://scim.ag/34lmQeeAbout Science SnippetsThese videos are short snippets from researchers' workoften videos actually used as data i

  • 04:29 How transforming river banks can clean contaminated waterways

    How transforming river banks can clean contaminated waterways

    79 views / 0 likes - added

    Rivers throughout the eastern United States are well-known for their high banks and steep, winding courses. But in 2008 scientists proposed that years of damming rivers had transformed them from marshy streams good at filtering waste, to the pollution chu

  • 01:28 Snippet: New Zealand birds show humanlike ability to make predictions

    Snippet: New Zealand birds show humanlike ability to make predictions

    105 views / 0 likes - added

    Whether its calculating your risk of catching the new coronavirus or gauging the chance of rain on your upcoming beach vacation, you use a mix of statistical, physical, and social information to make a decision. So do New Zealand parrots known as keas, sc

  • 01:38 Snippet: Seemingly longest organism ever recorded, other deep-sea species discovered

    Snippet: Seemingly longest organism ever recorded, other deep-sea species discovered

    118 views / 0 likes - added

    The deep sea is largely unexplored and marine scientists are constantly surprised by the creatures they find roaming the depths in darkness. While exploring the Ningaloo Canyons off the coast of Western Australia with the SuBastian underwater robot, a tea

  • 03:44 Lucys baby suggests famed human ancestor had a primitive brain

    Lucys baby suggests famed human ancestor had a primitive brain

    94 views / 0 likes - added

    New study also reveals ancient human ancestors enjoyed a long childhood.Read the story: https://scim.ag/33ZR707Read the research: https://scim.ag/39uGMKECredits editor/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producer Joel Goldberg script Meagan Cantwell Joel

  • 04:06 How diseases rise and fall with the seasonsand what it could mean for coronavirus

    How diseases rise and fall with the seasonsand what it could mean for coronavirus

    141 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists and doctors have observed for thousands of years that some diseases, like polio and influenza, rise and fall with the seasons. But why? Ongoing research in animals and humans suggests a variety of causes, including changes in the environment (l

  • 04:04 A look inside the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral

    A look inside the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral

    89 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists lead the way in repairing the cathedral, while discovering historical insights along the wayRead the story: https://scim.ag/394LwXcCreditseditor/narratorMeagan Cantwellsupervising producerJoel Goldbergstory by Christa Lest-Lasserrestory editorE

  • 03:07 African killifish embryos enter suspended animation to survive

    African killifish embryos enter suspended animation to survive

    108 views / 0 likes - added

    To survive parched pond beds during months-long dry seasons in countries like Zimbabwe and Mozambique, the African turquoise killifish (Nothobranchius furzeri) does something usually reserved for the realm of sci-fi: its embryos enter suspended animation.

  • 04:17 Maps of a now-submerged land help reconstruct the lives of ancient Europeans

    Maps of a now-submerged land help reconstruct the lives of ancient Europeans

    140 views / 0 likes - added

    A region beneath the rough waters of the North Sea, known as Doggerland, holds archaeological clues to the past. Watch how researchers are using advances in mapping and leads from dredging sites to piece together the history of this vanished landscape.Rea

  • 04:29 Scientists attempt to replace the ubiquitous chemical BPA in food and drink cans

    Scientists attempt to replace the ubiquitous chemical BPA in food and drink cans

    115 views / 0 likes - added

    A chemical known as BPA, found in many of the worlds food and drink cans, has been linked to cancer and other health problems, and its now banned in several countries. Researchers at the paint and coatings company Sherwin-Williams have now developed a che

  • 02:33 MAVEN findings add a missing piece to Mars atmosphere puzzle

    MAVEN findings add a missing piece to Mars atmosphere puzzle

    120 views / 0 likes - added

    Big things have small beginnings. The latest findings of NASA's MAVEN spacecraft have clued in researchers to the nature of Mars's upper atmosphere, a lesser-known area in the mystery of the Red Planet. Thanks to this new research, scientists are honing i

  • 02:45 These sweaty robots cool themselves faster than humans

    These sweaty robots cool themselves faster than humans

    111 views / 0 likes - added

    Micropores help them vent liquid to cool downRead the research ($): https://scim.ag/2GxdGhF Credits producer/animator/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producer Joel Goldberg script by Meagan Cantwell research A. Mishra et al., Science Robotics 2020 DO

  • 03:32 What does traditional music around the world have in common?

    What does traditional music around the world have in common?

    150 views / 0 likes - added

    An analysis of thousands of song descriptions ties together music from different culturesMusic is ubiquitousbut do societies around the world use similar building blocks to construct their songs? Researchers dove into detailed descriptions and samples of

  • 04:23 Russia, China, United States race to deploy blazingly fast hypersonic weapons

    Russia, China, United States race to deploy blazingly fast hypersonic weapons

    127 views / 0 likes - added

    In August 2018, high in the sky over northeastern China, the Xingkong-2 hypersonic cruise missile raced at Mach 6, or six times the speed of sound, bobbing and weaving through the atmosphere. This byproduct of the rapidly developing field of hypersonic we

  • 00:39 Snippet: Dogs undergo fMRI to show off their numbers skills

    Snippet: Dogs undergo fMRI to show off their numbers skills

    93 views / 0 likes - added

    Dogs may not be able to count to 10, but even the untrained ones have a rough sense of how many treats you put in their food bowl. Thats the finding of a new study, which reveals that our canine pals innately understand quantities in much the same way we

  • 05:29 2019 Breakthrough of the Year

    2019 Breakthrough of the Year

    130 views / 0 likes - added

    Learn about our Breakthrough of the Year: the first image of the a black hole. Nine other advances are recognized as runners-up.Read more: https://vis.sciencemag.org/breakthrough2019/Editor's Note: The original posting of this video identified the geograp

  • 00:30 Snippet: New video reveals how flies land upside-down

    Snippet: New video reveals how flies land upside-down

    132 views / 0 likes - added

    Study could inspire advanced drones and other flying robotsRead more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/10/new-video-reveals-how-flies-land-upside-downRead the study: https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/10/eaax1877Video Credit: Bo Cheng and Pan L

  • 00:49 Snippet: The Life of a Bubble

    Snippet: The Life of a Bubble

    124 views / 0 likes - added

    Something spectacularand ordinarily invisibleoccurs in the gas rushing out of a bursting bubbleRead more: https://scim.ag/2OGDSKuCredit (video footage): Ali DasouqiAbout Science SnippetsThese videos are short snippets from researchers' workoften videos ac

  • 00:50 See the new Star Wars-like display that could revolutionize virtual reality

    See the new Star Wars-like display that could revolutionize virtual reality

    148 views / 0 likes - added

    Forget light sabers. Researchers on Earth have invented something far flashier: a Star Warslike 3D display that simultaneously projects video, sound, and even the sensation of touch. The new displays cant create holograms as complex as Princess Leias famo

  • 00:41 Snippet: Humpback whales sweep fish into their mouths

    Snippet: Humpback whales sweep fish into their mouths

    83 views / 0 likes - added

    Researchers have suspected for 90 years that humpbacks use their long fins to fish. But the drone footage is the first solid evidence.Read the story: https://scim.ag/32rR3VnRead the research: http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/lookup/doi/10.1098/rsos.

  • 00:41 Watch: This telescope could 'see' inside alien worlds for the first time

    Watch: This telescope could 'see' inside alien worlds for the first time

    107 views / 0 likes - added

    Credit: Chuck Carter/Caltech/KISSA telescope array in France looks for radio signals whipped up by the magnetic dynamos of exoplanets. Just what could it mean for our understanding of far-off worlds?Another observatory, the Owens Valley Long Wavelength Ar

  • 01:13 Watch: Drone captures video of melting Greenland glacier

    Watch: Drone captures video of melting Greenland glacier

    109 views / 0 likes - added

    Study could help scientists track sea level rise Researchers aboard the Adolf Jensen spent this summer setting up instruments along the Helheim glacier and taking ocean samples from within its fjords. The data they gleaned from the expedition could help p

  • 00:57 Snippet: This shark glows using a process previously unknown to science

    Snippet: This shark glows using a process previously unknown to science

    108 views / 0 likes - added

    Discovery uncovers new kind of fluorescenceRead the research: https://www.cell.com/iscience/fulltext/S2589-0042(19)30244-5About Science SnippetsThese videos are short snippets from researchers' workoften videos actually used as data in a study or to demon

  • 00:08 Snippet: Tiny worm makes one of the loudest sounds in the ocean

    Snippet: Tiny worm makes one of the loudest sounds in the ocean

    153 views / 0 likes - added

    In an ocean filled with whales, sharks, and giant schools of fish, one of the loudest sounds comes from a 29-millimeter-long marine worm, new research reveals.The worms (Leocratides kimuraorum) were first discovered in 2017. They spend their lives in the

  • 01:05 Snippet: Slow-motion video reveals how ants deliver their painful venom

    Snippet: Slow-motion video reveals how ants deliver their painful venom

    158 views / 0 likes - added

    The trap-jaw ant (Odontomachus ruginodis) and the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius) can deliver up to 13 drops of venom per secondRead more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/08/slow-motion-video-reveals-how-ants-deliver-their-painful-venomWa

  • 01:02 Snippet: Permanent liquid magnets

    Snippet: Permanent liquid magnets

    185 views / 0 likes - added

    These little magnets are made of liquid. But unlike the dancing ferrofluids you've probably seen elsewhere on YouTube, they stay magnetized even without the presence of external magnets. A team writing this week in Science found that jamming iron-based na

  • 00:37 Snippet: This cockroach robot can withstand huge weights

    Snippet: This cockroach robot can withstand huge weights

    133 views / 0 likes - added

    Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/07/watch-human-try-crush-cockroach-inspired-robot-and-failRead the research ($): http://robotics.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.aax1594Credit: Y. Wu et al., Science 2019About Science Snippets:

  • 06:02 Could humanity's return to the moon spark a new age of lunar telescopes?

    Could humanity's return to the moon spark a new age of lunar telescopes?

    148 views / 0 likes - added

    Nearly 50 years after NASA put a small telescope on the Moon, astronomers are dusting off plans for new lunar observatoriesRead more: https://scim.ag/2M0WhBVCreditseditorMeagan Cantwellsupervising producersSarah CrespiDaniel Clery story byDaniel Cleryphot

  • 02:34 What antlers can teach us about cancer and regrowing limbs

    What antlers can teach us about cancer and regrowing limbs

    176 views / 0 likes - added

    Antlers are some of the fastest-growing bone in the animal kingdom: Deer, moose, elk, and reindeer sprout up to half a meter of new bone growth in a month prior to the mating season. Now, researchers studying their genomes have discovered how. Genes that

  • 00:35 Snippet: Shipworms that eat rocks

    Snippet: Shipworms that eat rocks

    142 views / 0 likes - added

    Shipworms have long been a menace to humankind, sinking ships, undermining piers, and even eating their way through Dutch dikes in the mid-1700s. Now, researchers have found the first shipworm that eschews wood for a very different diet: rock. Read more:

  • 08:57 Fossils in amber offer an exquisite view on dinosaur timesand an ethical minefield

    Fossils in amber offer an exquisite view on dinosaur timesand an ethical minefield

    168 views / 1 likes - added

    Before scientists can study it, Burmese amber is mined in a conflict zone, smuggled into China and soldRead the story: https://scim.ag/2VK1qzBCreditseditor/producerMeagan Cantwellsupervising producerSarah Crespistory byJoshua Sokolstory editorElizabeth Cu

  • 03:12 Snippet: Cats wearing cameras

    Snippet: Cats wearing cameras

    168 views / 0 likes - added

    Researchers strapped video cameras on 16 cats and let them do their thing. Heres what they foundRead the story: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/05/researchers-strapped-video-cameras-16-cats-and-let-them-do-their-thing-here-s-what-theyRead the researc

  • 00:57 Snippet: Hitchhiking bacteria might help their host navigate via magnetic fields

    Snippet: Hitchhiking bacteria might help their host navigate via magnetic fields

    197 views / 0 likes - added

    Deep in the mud of the Mediterranean Sea, scientists have caught microscopic protists dancing to a strange beat—the beat of Earth’s magnetic fields. Now, a new study reveals how these tiny clusters of cells orient themselves along those fields: by letting

  • 02:43 These origami robots could one day deliver drugs inside your body

    These origami robots could one day deliver drugs inside your body

    169 views / 0 likes - added

    Magnet-controlled bots can grasp and fold on command Read the story - https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/04/these-origami-robots-could-one-day-deliver-drugs-inside-your-body Read the research - https://robotics.sciencemag.org/content/4/29/eaav4494 CREDI

  • 06:35 Cats rival dogs on many tests of social smarts. But is anyone brave enough to study them?

    Cats rival dogs on many tests of social smarts. But is anyone brave enough to study them?

    229 views / 1 likes - added

    Social cognition researchers are finally probing the secrets of the feline mind—when the cats deign to cooperate Read more - https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/05/cats-rival-dogs-many-tests-social-smarts-anyone-brave-enough-study-them CREDITS ----------

  • 01:27 Snippet: Aphids repair their home with their own bodily fluids

    Snippet: Aphids repair their home with their own bodily fluids

    151 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists discover the recipe and origins of this bug’s quick hardening goop Read the story: https://scim.ag/2ZcGc0b Read the research: https://www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1900917116 Credits: Mayako Kutsukake About Science Snippets These videos are

  • 02:22 These nematodes may be cannibals, but they look out for their family

    These nematodes may be cannibals, but they look out for their family

    112 views / 0 likes - added

    Predatory worm depends on a small protein to identify its own kin Read the story: https://scim.ag/2YP53ak Read the research: https://scim.ag/2TX6v6y Credits editor/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producer Sarah Crespi citation J. Lightfoot et al., Sc

  • 02:47 Watch the world’s smallest bear copy its friends’ facial expressions

    Watch the world’s smallest bear copy its friends’ facial expressions

    189 views / 0 likes - added

    For the first time, researchers observe exact facial mimicry outside humans and primates Read the story: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/03/watch-world-s-smallest-bear-copy-its-friends-facial-expressions Read the research: https://www.nature.com/arti

  • 03:52 Honey bees and zebra fish come to a consensus, thanks to a little robotic intervention

    Honey bees and zebra fish come to a consensus, thanks to a little robotic intervention

    181 views / 1 likes - added

    Species from both land and sea are able to reach a collective decision with the help of robot mediators. Once day, researchers hope to use machine learning to train robots on collective behavior in animals. Read the paper - http://robotics.sciencemag.org/

  • 00:25 Snippet: Neotropical singing mice

    Snippet: Neotropical singing mice

    219 views / 0 likes - added

    The back-and-forth songs of Alston’s singing mouse (Scotinomys teguina) could share mechanisms with human conversation. Read the story: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/02/singing-mouse-s-brain-could-reveal-keys-snappy-conversation Read the research (

  • 01:13 These falling drops don’t splash—they spin

    These falling drops don’t splash—they spin

    163 views / 0 likes - added

    Unique surface makes water drops do the twist Read the story: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/03/these-falling-drops-don-t-splash-they-spin Read the research: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-08919-2 About Science Snippets: These videos are

  • 06:40 A third of Americans are considered prediabetic—but many may be better off without treatment

    A third of Americans are considered prediabetic—but many may be better off without treatment

    171 views / 1 likes - added

    The war on ‘prediabetes’ could be a boon for pharma—but is it good medicine? Learn more: https://scim.ag/2XJoxfR Quick summary: Sweeping diagnosis | In 2004 and 2010, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) expanded the blood sugar range it considers a si

  • 03:09 Ancient switch to soft food made saying certain words easier

    Ancient switch to soft food made saying certain words easier

    208 views / 0 likes - added

    Change in human diet may have changed human speech Read the story: https://scim.ag/2T2oh8c Read the research: https://scim.ag/2XSt0Nr Credits editor/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producer Sarah Crespi animations Meagan Cantwell Chris Burns citation

  • 06:40 Where's my robotic construction crew? Advances in collective robotic construction

    Where's my robotic construction crew? Advances in collective robotic construction

    233 views / 0 likes - added

    One day we may need robot construction crews to keep up with the demands of building here on Earth and on extraterrestrial missions. This video walks through the many questions associated with this technology, where we are now, and researchers' hopes for

  • 00:16 Snippet: New mechanism for producing iridescence uses only water

    Snippet: New mechanism for producing iridescence uses only water

    129 views / 0 likes - added

    New form of structural color in plain water droplets described Read the story: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/02/scientists-luck-upon-new-way-make-rainbow Read the research: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-0946-4 About Science Snippets: T

  • 02:42 How do you take a hamster's pulse?

    How do you take a hamster's pulse?

    234 views / 0 likes - added

    Researchers used RFID technology to develop a wireless, stress-free method for monitoring the vital signs of small animals while they are still conscious. Read the research (free): http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/2/eaau0169 CREDITS --------------

  • 00:42 Snippet: 5-month time lapse of Mt. Kiluaea's summit collapse

    Snippet: 5-month time lapse of Mt. Kiluaea's summit collapse

    224 views / 0 likes - added

    The time lapse covers 5 months, followed by some nice flowing lava shots Read the paper: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2019/01/15/science.aav7046 ABSTRACT In 2018, Kīlauea Volcano experienced its largest lower East Rift Zone (LERZ) eruption

  • 01:27 Snippet: Larva devour a pizza in 2 hours

    Snippet: Larva devour a pizza in 2 hours

    199 views / 0 likes - added

    Watch a maggot ‘fountain’ devour waste food. Findings could help grub farmers using human food waste to produce larvae-based chicken feed. Read more - https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/02/watch-maggot-fountain-devour-pizza-2-hours Read the paper - http

  • 01:38 Watch 3D printed objects appear in the middle of a gel

    Watch 3D printed objects appear in the middle of a gel

    196 views / 0 likes - added

    Ghostly 3D printer sculpts “The Thinker” before your eyes. Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/star-trek-replicator-creates-entire-objects-minutes Read the paper ($): http://science.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/science.aau7114 CREDITS

  • 04:38 Curiosity gets a gravimeter—repurposed instrument can now measure rock density

    Curiosity gets a gravimeter—repurposed instrument can now measure rock density

    190 views / 0 likes - added

    The Curiosity rover landed on Mars without a gravimeter on board. But researchers realized that its accelerometers--normally used to determine the position of the rover--could be repurposed to measure the density of the rock it was passing over. These mea

  • 05:36 Where does the periodic table end?

    Where does the periodic table end?

    159 views / 0 likes - added

    Read more: https://scim.ag/2WArizx Credits producer/editor Meagan Cantwell supervising producers Sarah Crespi Lila Guterman story by Sam Kean photos and video Archive.org Kyodo Luca Florio Max Aguilera Hellweg U.S. Department of Energy Videoblocks illustr

  • 03:26 Top Robotic Technologies of 2018

    Top Robotic Technologies of 2018

    400 views / 0 likes - added

    The editors of Science Robotics have chosen the most exciting robotic technologies for the last year. These are just five of 2018's top advancements. Want to read more? Check out the paper- http://robotics.sciencemag.org/content/4/26/eaaw1826 CREDITS ----

    Featured
  • 02:47 Robots—like people— use ‘imagination’ to learn concepts

    Robots—like people— use ‘imagination’ to learn concepts

    174 views / 0 likes - added

    Learning framework detects abstract differences in images and recreate them in real life. Read the paper - http://robotics.sciencemag.org/content/4/26/eaav3150 CREDITS ------------------ editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Cres

  • 01:23 Snippet: Mesmerizing images of the fly brain captured at record speed

    Snippet: Mesmerizing images of the fly brain captured at record speed

    235 views / 0 likes - added

    With a new technique called expansion microscopy, scientists have been taking extremely close looks at fly brains by labeling neurons of interest and tracing their thinnest tendrils to chart connections. Learn more about this technique at https://www.scie

  • 02:12 Snippet: Worms blob together, act as liquid or solid

    Snippet: Worms blob together, act as liquid or solid

    307 views / 0 likes - added

    Half the size of a cigarette and squirmy, the black aquatic worm Lumbriculus variegatus isn’t much to look at. But these denizens of sulfur caves and flooded areas like company and often many thousands come together as “blobs” with behavior not unlike the

  • 02:07 Watch a 'wave' travel through a pack of marathon runners

    Watch a 'wave' travel through a pack of marathon runners

    219 views / 0 likes - added

    Using video from four different marathons, researchers track how motion moves through crowds Read the research: https://scim.ag/2VsysFB Credits editor/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producer Sarah Crespi citation N. Bain and D. Bartolo Science 2018

  • 02:02 Snippet: Sea stars can coordinate their “feet” to bounce

    Snippet: Sea stars can coordinate their “feet” to bounce

    260 views / 0 likes - added

    They aren't always this coordinated but in cases of emergency, sea stars can coordinate their 'feet' Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/watch-sea-star-bounce-get-around About Science Snippets: These videos are short snippets from research

  • 01:25 Sharpshooter insect pees faster than a cheetah accelerates

    Sharpshooter insect pees faster than a cheetah accelerates

    224 views / 0 likes - added

    The rapid acceleration of a cheetah chasing down its prey is slow motion compared with the pee flying out of the rear end of a glassy sharpshooter a new study has found. Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/sharpshooter-insect-pees-faster-ch

  • 01:24 Snippet: ‘sonic tractor beam’ does some mid-air sewing

    Snippet: ‘sonic tractor beam’ does some mid-air sewing

    193 views / 0 likes - added

    Acoustic device can levitate and manipulate multiple items, simultaneously. Learn more - https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/12/watch-sonic-tractor-beam-do-some-midair-sewing Read the paper - https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/12/11/1813047115 Video

  • 05:44 2018 Breakthrough of the Year

    2018 Breakthrough of the Year

    187 views / 0 likes - added

    Learn about our Breakthrough of the Year: tracking development cell by cell. Nine other advances are recognized as runners-up. Read more - https://vis.sciencemag.org/breakthrough2018/ CREDITS --------------------------- producer/editor/animator Chris Burn

  • 03:01 Listen to this piano-playing robot hit all the right notes

    Listen to this piano-playing robot hit all the right notes

    539 views / 0 likes - added

    Soft, skeletonlike robot hand executes complex movements. Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/12/listen-piano-playing-robot-hit-all-right-notes Read the paper ($): http://robotics.sciencemag.org/content/3/25/eaau3098 CREDITS producer Frankie S

    Featured
  • 02:50 This button-sized device could tell you if you’re getting too much sun

    This button-sized device could tell you if you’re getting too much sun

    195 views / 0 likes - added

    Mini-dosimeters monitor exposure to ultraviolet rays Read more - https://scim.ag/2PjY2IC CREDITS ------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi script Chris Burns Sarah Crespi Frankie Schembri citation S.

  • 04:05 Snippet: Dolphins enjoy TV

    Snippet: Dolphins enjoy TV

    282 views / 1 likes - added

    These dolphins enjoy watching SpongeBob SquarePants—and it could be good for them. Watching TV may enrich the lives of captive dolphins Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/12/these-dolphins-enjoy-watching-spongebob-squarepants-and-it-could-be-

  • 02:49 Spider moms spotted nursing their offspring with milk

    Spider moms spotted nursing their offspring with milk

    271 views / 0 likes - added

    Spider’s milk sustains young to adulthood. Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/spider-moms-spotted-nursing-their-offspring-milk Read the research ($): http://science.sciencemag.org/content/362/6418/1052 CREDITS producer Sarah Crespi script

  • 01:23 Spider silk is 5 times stronger than steel - scientists know why

    Spider silk is 5 times stronger than steel - scientists know why

    246 views / 0 likes - added

    Thousands of nanostrands make up larger silken 'cables' Read more: https://scim.ag/2TliJXP Credits narrator/editor Meagan Cantwell story by Courtney Miceli photos and videos Schniepp Lab Videoblocks Music "Printing Data" Chris Burns

  • 01:58 Watch these tissue engineered spinal discs mimic the real thing

    Watch these tissue engineered spinal discs mimic the real thing

    206 views / 0 likes - added

    Goats and rats respond well to implants—lab-grown tissue may one day replace discs in people. Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/watch-these-tissue-engineered-spinal-disks-mimic-real-thing Read the paper ($): http://stm.sciencemag.org/loo

  • 03:12 Snippet: New humpback whale fishing tactic—pretending to be a pond

    Snippet: New humpback whale fishing tactic—pretending to be a pond

    229 views / 0 likes - added

    Watch humpback whales trick thousands of fish into becoming dinner Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/watch-humpback-whales-trick-thousands-fish-becoming-dinner Video credit: Marine Education & Research Society; Marine Mammal Research Lic

  • 02:07 Secrets of the feline tongue

    Secrets of the feline tongue

    184 views / 0 likes - added

    Three-dimensional scans and thermal imaging give unprecedented insight into cat grooming. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2ORLtnF Read the paper: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/11/14/1809544115 CREDITS producer Sarah Crespi story/script Frankie Schemb

  • 02:55 Orangutans are the only great apes—besides humans—to ‘talk’ about the past

    Orangutans are the only great apes—besides humans—to ‘talk’ about the past

    222 views / 0 likes - added

    New finding may shed light on the evolution of language Read more - https://scim.ag/2Te6M6f CREDITS ------------------ editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Chris Burns Sarah Crespi Catherine Matacic citation A. R.

  • 01:43 AI trained to control traffic

    AI trained to control traffic

    207 views / 0 likes - added

    Watch just a few self-driving cars stop traffic jams. Artificial intelligence-powered cars can put the brakes on stop-and-go traffic. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2ON74gE Simulations sourced from: https://flow-project.github.io/team.html CREDITS producer S

  • 03:08 Massive crater under Greenland's ice points to climate-altering impact in the time of humans

    Massive crater under Greenland's ice points to climate-altering impact in the time of humans

    216 views / 0 likes - added

    The 31-kilometer-wide Hiawatha crater may have formed as recently as 12,800 years ago when a 1.5-kilometer asteroid struck Earth Read more: https://scim.ag/2TdJFbW Read the research: https://scim.ag/2OJML3I Credits editor/animator/narrator Meagan Cantwell

  • 02:42 New tracking system could show—at last—how pesticides are harming bee colonies

    New tracking system could show—at last—how pesticides are harming bee colonies

    186 views / 0 likes - added

    Experiments with the system suggest that neonicotinoids severely disrupt bumblebee social behavior. Read more - https://scim.ag/2SWZ7Jk CREDITS -------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Chris Burns

  • 02:31 Tiny robots swim through the eye to deliver medicine

    Tiny robots swim through the eye to deliver medicine

    267 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists use magnetic fields to drive spiral nanobots for drug delivery. Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/watch-tiny-robots-swim-through-eyeball-deliver-medicine Read the paper: http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/11/eaat4388 Cre

  • 04:52 Box jellyfish stings kill—but how often?

    Box jellyfish stings kill—but how often?

    262 views / 0 likes - added

    Box jellyfish stings are an underestimated public health problem Read more: https://scim.ag/2OyXE8y Credits editor/animator/narrator Meagan Cantwell story by Yao-Hua Law supervising producers Sarah Crespi Chris Burns script Meagan Cantwell Sarah Crespi Ma

  • 01:34 Snippet: Moose eating underwater

    Snippet: Moose eating underwater

    264 views / 0 likes - added

    This diving moose is saving its ecosystem—for now. By eating underwater and pooping on land, these giant deer transfer key nutrients from shore, but what will happen when they disappear? Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/10/diving-pooping-m

  • 02:04 This tiny wasp-inspired drone can pull 40 times its own weight

    This tiny wasp-inspired drone can pull 40 times its own weight

    207 views / 0 likes - added

    The FlyCroTug can also open doors, inspect buildings Read more - https://scim.ag/2O4tM3x CREDITS ----------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Courtney Miceli citation M. A. Estrada et al., Science R

  • 02:40 This ‘two-faced’ membrane can create electricity—from nothing but salty water

    This ‘two-faced’ membrane can create electricity—from nothing but salty water

    199 views / 0 likes - added

    New membrane acts as one-way path for charged particles Read more - https://scim.ag/2Sn4gKy Read the paper - https://scim.ag/2O6o01r CREDITS --------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Sarah Cr

  • 00:25 Snippet: wooden sponge removes oil from water

    Snippet: wooden sponge removes oil from water

    201 views / 0 likes - added

    Researchers have come up with reusable, oil-wicking sponges made of wood that can absorb more than 40 times their weight in oil. Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/10/watch-these-wooden-sponges-wick-spilled-oil Read the paper: https://pubs.ac

  • 03:42 A revolutionary treatment for allergies to peanuts and other foods

    A revolutionary treatment for allergies to peanuts and other foods

    204 views / 0 likes - added

    Eating small but increasing doses of peanuts seems to protect kids with peanut allergies, but the therapy comes with risks and unknowns Read more - https://scim.ag/2S0Hece CREDITS ---------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising pro

  • 01:25 Watch this eel inflate its head like a balloon

    Watch this eel inflate its head like a balloon

    280 views / 0 likes - added

    First direct observation of hunting pelican eel reveals a bizarre fish with an inflatable head. Rare video shows deep-sea eel expanding its unusual jaws to capture prey. Read more: https://scim.ag/2xWFKY1 For permissions information, contact the Rebikoff-

  • 02:06 The average person can recognize 5000 faces

    The average person can recognize 5000 faces

    308 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists estimate that most people have a ‘facial vocabulary’ of 1,000 – 10,000 Read more: https://scim.ag/2RCIyS8 Credits editor/ narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producer Sarah Crespi citation R. Jenkins, A.J. Dowsett, and A.M. Burton The Royal So

  • 02:39 Neanderthals used their hands like tailors and painters

    Neanderthals used their hands like tailors and painters

    206 views / 0 likes - added

    Our closest cousins used a precise grip more often than some of our direct ancestors Read more: https://scim.ag/2zvrOoY Read the research: https://scim.ag/2IhvEEP Credits editor/animator/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producers Sarah Crespi and Chri

  • 04:02 How long is Saturn’s day? Search reveals an even deeper mystery

    How long is Saturn’s day? Search reveals an even deeper mystery

    248 views / 1 likes - added

    An enigmatic dynamo defies Cassini’s probing Read more - https://scim.ag/2NkA7rv CREDITS ----------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Chris Burns Sarah Crespi Paul Voosen citation M. K. Dougherty et al.,

  • 01:38 Watch these alienlike robots weave a bus-size fiberglass structure—all by themselves

    Watch these alienlike robots weave a bus-size fiberglass structure—all by themselves

    177 views / 0 likes - added

    “Fiberbots” could be used for quick construction in remote environments Learn more: https://scim.ag/2IjHuOY producer Sarah Crespi story/script Frankie Schembri citation S. Kayser et al., Science Robotics 2018 DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aau5630 video footage

  • 00:20 Snippet: Moth drinks tears from sleeping antbird's eyes

    Snippet: Moth drinks tears from sleeping antbird's eyes

    250 views / 0 likes - added

    Strategy appears to be an unusual way to get nutrients Learn more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/09/watch-moth-drink-tears-bird-s-eye Credit: Leandro Moraes About Science Snippets: These videos are short snippets from researchers' work--often video

  • 02:50 Watch a hurricane put a dent in Earth’s crust

    Watch a hurricane put a dent in Earth’s crust

    346 views / 2 likes - added

    Researchers used GPS data to track daily movement of water after major rainfall Read more - https://scim.ag/2ODa0gT CREDITS ------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Sarah Crespi Chris Burns sp

  • 01:59 Watch robotic ‘skins’ give life to inanimate toys

    Watch robotic ‘skins’ give life to inanimate toys

    529 views / 1 likes - added

    Flexible cuffs could also be used for space missions, rescue vehicles Read more - https://scim.ag/2pltCLi Check out the research here - http://robotics.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.aat1853 CREDITS _________________ producer/animator/narra

    Featured
  • 02:10 These sluggish basking sharks break through the water as quickly as great whites

    These sluggish basking sharks break through the water as quickly as great whites

    255 views / 2 likes - added

    Read the research: http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/14/9/20180537 CREDITS producer Sarah Crespi story by Courtney Miceli citation E. M. Johnston et al., Biology Letters 2018 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0537 basking shark footage Bren Whelan/Doneg

  • 01:44 Plants have their own kind of nervous system

    Plants have their own kind of nervous system

    218 views / 0 likes - added

    Model mustard plant uses the same signals as animals to relay distress Read more-- https://scim.ag/2MsrniA Read the research-- https://scim.ag/2p4hTAE CREDITS editor/animator/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producer Sarah Crespi citation M. Toyota et

  • 03:18 How bighorn sheep use crowdsourcing to find food on the hoof

    How bighorn sheep use crowdsourcing to find food on the hoof

    196 views / 0 likes - added

    New study suggests migration routes are passed down from generation to generation. Read more - https://scim.ag/2wQTfHX Read the research - (free) https://scim.ag/2wN74Ye CREDITS ------------------------ editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising pro

  • 02:50 Urban planners aim to eliminate slums—with a mathematical approach

    Urban planners aim to eliminate slums—with a mathematical approach

    340 views / 0 likes - added

    Researchers are testing a tool based on a "topological view" of cities and slums to improve the design of growing urban areas Read the story: https://scim.ag/2Nv8Gw1 Read the paper (free): http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/8/eaar4644 CREDITS ------

  • 02:25 This improbable membrane can trap flies in a jar—and odor in a toilet

    This improbable membrane can trap flies in a jar—and odor in a toilet

    337 views / 0 likes - added

    Reverse filter lets bigger things through, hold back smaller things. Read the paper (free): http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/8/eaat3276 CREDITS ---------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Chris Bu

  • 03:03 Venoms to the rescue

    Venoms to the rescue

    244 views / 0 likes - added

    New technology is allowing scientists to look into venoms from small, rare, and hard-to-keep critters, as sources for new therapeutics. Read the article ($): http://science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6405/842 **Credits** editor/animator/narrator Sarah Cre

  • 03:38 The momentous transition to multicellular life may not have been so hard after all

    The momentous transition to multicellular life may not have been so hard after all

    340 views / 0 likes - added

    Single cells had many of the genes and functions needed for complex life to evolve. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2Kjutt7 Credits: producer/editor/script/narrator Nguyen Khoi Nguyen supervising producer Sarah Crespi original story Elizabeth Pennisi graphics

  • 04:01 Science Explains: Undead genes. Why do some genes turn on after death?

    Science Explains: Undead genes. Why do some genes turn on after death?

    319 views / 0 likes - added

    After you die, some things in your body keep on ticking. Genes active after death may be important for transplant success and calculating time of death Read more - https://scim.ag/2x95jai CREDITS ----------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chri

  • 01:26 These frogs walk instead of hop

    These frogs walk instead of hop

    221 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists tease out why four species have developed unusual mode of locomotion. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2JB5t02 Read the research: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jez.2182 Frogs in question: Senegal running frog *Kassina senegalensis*

  • 03:23 Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital

    Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital

    349 views / 0 likes - added

    Archaeologists uncover the remains of a giant rack of skulls beneath downtown Mexico City Read more - https://scim.ag/2K2uixU CREDITS -------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Ch

  • 01:29 The secret to the dragonfly’s backwards flight

    The secret to the dragonfly’s backwards flight

    328 views / 0 likes - added

    Work could inform aerial robots of the future Learn more: https://scim.ag/2KGBAaQ Read the paper: http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/15/143/20180102 CREDITS producer Sarah Crespi story by Victoria Davis citation A. T. Bode-Oke, et al. Journal

  • 02:02 Watch how battles with bats give moths such flashy tails

    Watch how battles with bats give moths such flashy tails

    220 views / 0 likes - added

    Long tails fool bats into striking in the wrong place. Read more - https://scim.ag/2KsO3CV Read the paper - http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/7/eaar7428 CREDITS ------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sar

  • 02:16 Watch this origami fish grabber nab a deep-sea squid

    Watch this origami fish grabber nab a deep-sea squid

    413 views / 0 likes - added

    New robotic claw can scoop up delicate sea creatures without harm. Learn more - https://scim.ag/2zOKxOm Read the research - http://robotics.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.aat5276 CREDITS ---------------------- producer Jessica Hubbard anima

    Featured
  • 01:50 Can you tell a real laugh from a fake one?

    Can you tell a real laugh from a fake one?

    279 views / 0 likes - added

    Researchers find that 21 different cultures know the difference Read more: https://scim.ag/2K9Sz9m CREDITS producer Sarah Crespi story by Marcus Woo citation G. A. Bryant et al., Psychological Science 2018 research audio Greg Bryant little girl tickles vi

  • 02:31 Smart plants could soon detect deadly radon and mold in your home

    Smart plants could soon detect deadly radon and mold in your home

    250 views / 0 likes - added

    Bioengineered leaves could change color in response to dangerous compounds Read more - https://scim.ag/2JEavUr CREDIT ------------------------ editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Chris Burns Sarah Crespi Catherine

  • 00:47 Snippet: Researchers image an entire fly brain in minute detail

    Snippet: Researchers image an entire fly brain in minute detail

    320 views / 0 likes - added

    Electron microscopy offers synapse-level view of the largest whole brain to date Read more - https://scim.ag/2NXTWWW About Science Snippets: These videos are short snippets from researchers' work--often videos actually used as data in a study or to demons

  • 03:01 Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon

    Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon

    318 views / 0 likes - added

    With copious solar and wind power, Australia aims to displace Haber-Bosch, a dirty, 100-year-old recipe for making ammonia Read more - https://scim.ag/2KQRHH6 CREDITS -------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sar

  • 02:23 Being watched by a cranky robot might help you focus

    Being watched by a cranky robot might help you focus

    283 views / 0 likes - added

    New study is the first to explore how robot moods affect human concentration. Read the news story - https://scim.ag/2MLAbkn Read the paper ($) - http://robotics.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.aat1587 CREDITS ------------------------ editor/

  • 03:17 NASA’s Parker Probe will venture closer than ever to the sun to explore its mysterious atmosphere

    NASA’s Parker Probe will venture closer than ever to the sun to explore its mysterious atmosphere

    248 views / 0 likes - added

    Observatories will help explain why the corona is so hot and what drives the solar wind. Read more - https://scim.ag/2vbqh4S CREDITS ------------------------ editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Sarah Crespi Chris

  • 03:13 Simple robots form a chain gang to solve complex problems

    Simple robots form a chain gang to solve complex problems

    218 views / 0 likes - added

    New way of coordinating bots could help with rescue missions Read more - https://scim.ag/2v4zn3s CREDITS -------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Sarah Crespi Chris Burns Shandria Sutton citation L

  • 02:07 Are these dots purple or blue? Your answer might not be as reliable as you think

    Are these dots purple or blue? Your answer might not be as reliable as you think

    404 views / 0 likes - added

    When blue dots or threatening faces become rare, people’s concepts of “blue” or “threat” expand Read more - https://scim.ag/2KiJn2D CREDITS --------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên sc

  • 02:03 Watch artificial intelligence project a 3D soccer match on your kitchen table

    Watch artificial intelligence project a 3D soccer match on your kitchen table

    302 views / 0 likes - added

    Just in time for the World Cup … kind of Read more - https://scim.ag/2Julepd Read the research - http://grail.cs.washington.edu/projects/soccer/ CREDITS -------------------------- editor/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi

  • 03:00 How researchers are teaching AI to learn like a child

    How researchers are teaching AI to learn like a child

    210 views / 0 likes - added

    Machine learning algorithms may need programmed instincts to gain common sense. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2IZyTUd Credits producer/editor/script/animator/narrator Nguyen Khoi Nguyen supervising producer Sarah Crespi original story Matthew Hutson graphic

  • 05:24 What's really behind ‘gluten sensitivity’?

    What's really behind ‘gluten sensitivity’?

    190 views / 0 likes - added

    Are people really reacting to wheat? The latest research into gluten sensitivity says there's still a lot to learn about gluten, wheat, and FODMAPs. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2J7HgNw producer/editor/script/animator/narrator Nguyen Khoi Nguyen supervisin

  • 02:53 Synthetic nerve can sense Braille, move cockroach leg

    Synthetic nerve can sense Braille, move cockroach leg

    238 views / 0 likes - added

    New artificial nerves could transform prosthetics. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2Ldw3bY Read the research ($): http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6392/966 CREDITS producer/narration Sarah Crespi story by Robert F. Service citation Y. Kim et al., Sci

  • 02:46 Why scientists are 3D-printing their data

    Why scientists are 3D-printing their data

    366 views / 0 likes - added

    These stunning 3D models are transforming scientists’ raw data. Resin-based voxel printing can even reproduce empty space. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2snGt1n Read the research (free): https://scim.ag/2Lba6tL CREDITS ----------------------------- editor/a

  • 03:14 Beaver dams without beavers? Artificial logjams are a popular but controversial restoration tool

    Beaver dams without beavers? Artificial logjams are a popular but controversial restoration tool

    293 views / 1 likes - added

    Imitating busy rodents a cheap way to repair damaged rivers, researchers say Read more - https://scim.ag/2LvhCQx CREDITS ------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Ben Goldfa

  • 02:51 Science explains: CRISPR diagnostics

    Science explains: CRISPR diagnostics

    193 views / 0 likes - added

    A home test for Zika? CRISPR may make it possible. How can CRISPR/Cas being used for diagnostics in the lab or even in the field? Read the papers: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6387/436 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6387/439 http:/

  • 02:31 Here’s what happens when you replace toads and turtles with 3D printed replicas in the wild

    Here’s what happens when you replace toads and turtles with 3D printed replicas in the wild

    303 views / 0 likes - added

    Technology reveals secrets behind mating preferences Learn more: https://scim.ag/2H7Jd8z producer/editor/narrator Nguyên Khôi Nguyên supervising producer Sarah Crespi script Matthew Warren graphics northern map turtle Biodiversity Heritage Library CC BY 2

  • 02:32 How one cell gives rise to an entire body

    How one cell gives rise to an entire body

    336 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists take a gene-by-gene look at developing frogs and fish Read more - https://scim.ag/2I3Q7x6 CREDITS ------------------ editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Sarah Crespi story by Elizabe

  • 02:18 Cheap smart wall can sense movement and electronics in a room

    Cheap smart wall can sense movement and electronics in a room

    262 views / 0 likes - added

    A paint job enables walls to monitor movement and computer and appliance use nearby. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2I2NV8L CREDITS producer Sarah Crespi story by Elizabeth Pennisi supervising producer Nguyên Khôi Nguyên citation Y. Zang et al., Proceedings

  • 01:12 Snippet: Cowbird eggshells could double as deadly weapons

    Snippet: Cowbird eggshells could double as deadly weapons

    213 views / 0 likes - added

    Thick-shelled eggs can crack those of other birds when dropped from a height. Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/05/cowbird-eggshells-could-double-deadly-weapons Read the paper: https://academic.oup.com/beheco/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.

  • 02:35 Bored with your video game? Artificial intelligence could create new levels on the fly

    Bored with your video game? Artificial intelligence could create new levels on the fly

    339 views / 0 likes - added

    New tricks could make games not too hard, not too easy Read more - https://scim.ag/2IpzrSY CREDITS ------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên story by Matthew Hutson Super Mario Bros. res

  • 02:38 Mini-antibodies discovered in sharks and camels could lead to drugs for cancer and other diseases

    Mini-antibodies discovered in sharks and camels could lead to drugs for cancer and other diseases

    238 views / 1 likes - added

    Unusual immune proteins are a boon for research and are starting to hit the clinic. Read more - https://scim.ag/2rwbY9n CREDITS ---------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Sarah Crespi

  • 01:38 Scientists just 3D imaged the birthplace of stars—using sound

    Scientists just 3D imaged the birthplace of stars—using sound

    236 views / 0 likes - added

    Sound waves help reveal the shape of interstellar clouds Read more - https://scim.ag/2ryAlmM CREDITS ------------------- editor/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên story by Daniel Clery citation A. Tristis et al., Sc

  • 02:44 Can this robot build an IKEA chair faster than you?

    Can this robot build an IKEA chair faster than you?

    219 views / 0 likes - added

    Robots made from off-the-shelf hardware can put together a chair in just over 20 minutes Read more - https://scim.ag/2vmWUiB CREDITS --------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Sa

  • 02:50 Some people have evolved bigger spleens to hunt underwater

    Some people have evolved bigger spleens to hunt underwater

    404 views / 0 likes - added

    Researchers have found that Indonesia’s Bajau people, who for generations have spent the majority of their days diving and hunting underwater, also have genetic adaptations for their unusual lifestyle. Read more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/04/ind

  • 00:53 Tiny shrimp may be mixing ocean water as much as the wind and waves

    Tiny shrimp may be mixing ocean water as much as the wind and waves

    222 views / 0 likes - added

    Behavior may help transport nutrients and gases into the deep sea Read more: https://scim.ag/2HKIhbx Read the paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0044-z CREDITS --------------------------- editor/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sa

  • 01:20 Snippet: Talking drums

    Snippet: Talking drums

    235 views / 0 likes - added

    If you listen closely, the drumbeats of Amazonian tribes sound like human speech. Now the first in-depth study of how the drummers do it: Tiny variations in the time between beats match how words in the spoken language are vocalized. Read more: https://sc

  • 01:29 An AI can create a 3D model of a person—from just a few seconds of video

    An AI can create a 3D model of a person—from just a few seconds of video

    407 views / 0 likes - added

    The technology could put you in a video game without fancy equipment. Learn more: Read the paper on arxiv: https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.04758 CREDITS: producer Sarah Crespi script Matt Hutson video footage Thiemo Alldieck music "Air Drop" Nguyên Khôi Nguyên

    Featured
  • 01:58 Peregrine falcons maneuver best when dive-bombing at over 300 km/hr

    Peregrine falcons maneuver best when dive-bombing at over 300 km/hr

    262 views / 0 likes - added

    Higher speeds let them generate more turning force. Learn more: https://scim.ag/2HtRJQ7 Read the paper: http://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006044 CREDITS: producer Sarah Crespi script and story Katie Langin citation Rob

  • 02:58 The bigger the earthquake, the longer it takes to issue an alert

    The bigger the earthquake, the longer it takes to issue an alert

    377 views / 0 likes - added

    Only warnings triggered by small ground motions provide time to act before shaking arrives learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/03/earthquake-warning Read the research (free): http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/3/eaaq0504 ----------------

  • 01:43 Watch a ‘ballooning’ spider take flight

    Watch a ‘ballooning’ spider take flight

    360 views / 0 likes - added

    Flying spiders take off when the weather’s fine. Read more - https://scim.ag/2EeJCnh CREDITS ------------------ editor/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Emily Underwood citation M. Cho et al., bioRxiv 2018 D

    Featured
  • 02:41 Chimpanzees, bonobos use gestures that have the same meaning

    Chimpanzees, bonobos use gestures that have the same meaning

    326 views / 0 likes - added

    Our great ape cousins might share an ancient gestural ‘language’. Read the story: http://scim.ag/2CN7nSN Read the research: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2004825 Visit the Great Ape Dictionary http://greatapedictionary.ac.uk/video-resources/gesture

  • 02:31 Watch a gel embedded with heart cells change color with every beat

    Watch a gel embedded with heart cells change color with every beat

    242 views / 0 likes - added

    Material is inspired by chameleons. Read more - https://scim.ag/2E2Krzu CREDITS -------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Nguyên Khôi Nguyên Sarah Crespi Matthew Warren citation F. Fu

  • 00:52 Snippet: Human migration over the centuries based on 86 million public genealogy profiles

    Snippet: Human migration over the centuries based on 86 million public genealogy profiles

    378 views / 0 likes - added

    By mapping a set of crowd-sourced family trees, researchers were able to watch human migrations over the centuries and learn about changes in behavior over time--like changes in the distance traveled to find love. In the pre-industrial era, people tended

  • 02:38 First footage of deep-sea anglerfish pair

    First footage of deep-sea anglerfish pair

    295 views / 0 likes - added

    Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/03/exclusive-i-ve-never-seen-anything-it-video-mating-deep-sea-anglerfish-stuns-biologists CREDITS producer Sarah Crespi story by Katie Langin video footage Kirsten and Joachim Jakobsen Rebikoff-Niggeler Fou

  • 01:01 Snippet: Watch a robotic fish swim

    Snippet: Watch a robotic fish swim

    350 views / 1 likes - added

    This ‘robofish’ is so realistic, it can film fish without frightening them. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2FZP4MO Read the paper: http://robotics.sciencemag.org/content/3/16/eaar3449 About Science Snippets: These videos are short snippets from researchers' w

  • 01:53 New wearable brain scanner

    New wearable brain scanner

    242 views / 0 likes - added

    New, masklike device would help patients with Parkinson’s, autism. This wearable brain scanner could transform our understanding of how neurons ‘talk’. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2DKvl1A CREDITS producer/editor/script/narrator Nguyên Khôi Nguyên supervisi

  • 01:56 Mutating DNA caught on film

    Mutating DNA caught on film

    264 views / 0 likes - added

    Study in bacteria shows how regularly DNA changes and how few of those changes are deadly. Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/03/mutating-dna-caught-film Read the paper ($): http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6381/1283 CREDITS

  • 03:38 Signs of symbolic behavior emerged at the dawn of our species

    Signs of symbolic behavior emerged at the dawn of our species

    248 views / 0 likes - added

    Early humans made advanced stone tools, used colorful pigments, and formed long-distance networks as environment changed. Read more: http://scim.ag/2FCut4R CREDITS --------------------------------- producer/editor/script/animator Nguyên Khôi Nguyên superv

  • 02:40 There’s a new aurora in subpolar skies. Its name is Steve

    There’s a new aurora in subpolar skies. Its name is Steve

    253 views / 0 likes - added

    Satellite fly-by reveals charged particles moving at nearly 6 kilometers per second. Read more - http://scim.ag/2Dryqnf CREDITS ------------------------- editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên script Sar

  • 06:11 As sea levels rise, Bangladeshi islanders must decide between keeping the water out—or letting it in

    As sea levels rise, Bangladeshi islanders must decide between keeping the water out—or letting it in

    285 views / 0 likes - added

    In flood-prone Bangladesh, resilience can mean letting water have its way. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2HXnFMW producer/editor/script/animator/narrator Nguyên Khôi Nguyên supervising producer/script Sarah Crespi original story/interviewee Warren Cornwall p

  • 01:09 Watch this caterpillar fling its beetle attacker through the air

    Watch this caterpillar fling its beetle attacker through the air

    354 views / 0 likes - added

    Hornworm moth larvae have several tricks to defend themselves against predators. Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/watch-caterpillar-fling-its-beetle-attacker-through-air Read the paper ($): https://academic.oup.com/biolinnean/advance-art

  • 00:42 Snippet: Wounds close with the help of fat cells

    Snippet: Wounds close with the help of fat cells

    243 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists discover that fat cells travel to wounds and help with repair in fruit flies. Read more about this finding: http://scim.ag/2BPl6eW In this video, fat calls are very large green shapes surrounded by smaller red-stained cells. Read the paper: htt

  • 00:43 Snippet: Watch a fish create sparks of light with its eyes

    Snippet: Watch a fish create sparks of light with its eyes

    457 views / 0 likes - added

    These shallow-water fish can use their eyes like flashlights. Triplefins likely send out “sparks” to sense prey Read more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/these-shallow-water-fish-can-use-their-eyes-flashlights About Science Snippets: These videos

    Featured
  • 04:11 Vulture safe zones aim to preserve an unloved but vital scavenger

    Vulture safe zones aim to preserve an unloved but vital scavenger

    240 views / 0 likes - added

    After a huge downturn in South Asia's vulture numbers, governments and conservationists are aiming to turn populations of these natural clean-up crews around. CREDITS editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguy

  • 00:52 Snippet: Watch moths use scent to learn about their environment

    Snippet: Watch moths use scent to learn about their environment

    312 views / 0 likes - added

    Female hawkmoths use specific odor signals to decide where to lay eggs and where to eat. Researchers tested this by presenting them with different smells, watching their behavior, and monitoring smell-related regions of the moth brain. Read more - http://

  • 02:53 This modified smartphone measures blood pressure directly from your finger

    This modified smartphone measures blood pressure directly from your finger

    303 views / 0 likes - added

    Removing need for inflatable cuffs would allow people to monitor their blood pressure anywhere. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2D7Ih1d Read the research: http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/10/431/eaap8674 CREDITS producer/editor/script/animator/narrator Nguyen

  • 02:46 Tracking live cells deep within animals’ bodies

    Tracking live cells deep within animals’ bodies

    244 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists adapt firefly biology to create bioluminescent cells detectable from outside the body. Read the news story: http://scim.ag/2F1ftww Read the research ($): http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6378/935 CREDITS editor/animator/narrator Chris

  • 01:29 Meet “Chirocopter”: A drone that flies  within swarms of bats

    Meet “Chirocopter”: A drone that flies within swarms of bats

    360 views / 1 likes - added

    The machine is outfitted with equipment that can track bat movements and record their chirps Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/03/meet-chirocopter-drone-flies-within-swarms-bats Read the research: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/2

    Featured
  • 02:16 This baby hunter may be the world’s toughest snake

    This baby hunter may be the world’s toughest snake

    267 views / 1 likes - added

    Nature’s strongest snakeskin defends against attacking rodent bites. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2ji7qzb Read the paper (Journal of Morphology $): http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jmor.20756/

  • 02:23 This high-flying drone can soar up to 6000 meters above sea level

    This high-flying drone can soar up to 6000 meters above sea level

    219 views / 0 likes - added

    Custom-built research copter gets better images of Peruvian Andes ice than satellites. Read more: http://scim.ag/2iLvglB

  • 01:22 Bombardier beetle escapes from a toad’s stomach after launching a chemical attack

    Bombardier beetle escapes from a toad’s stomach after launching a chemical attack

    356 views / 1 likes - added

    A hot chemical spray causes the predator to vomit. And the beetles walked away unscathed, some after bathing in the toad’s stomach juices for over an hour. Learn more: Read the research: http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/14/2/20170647 produce

  • 02:07 Ants treat comrades injured on the field of battle

    Ants treat comrades injured on the field of battle

    245 views / 2 likes - added

    Strategy increases an ant’s odds of survival from 20% to 90% Read more - http://scim.ag/2sp0G9A ------------------------------------------------------------------ editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi Nguyên s

  • 01:45 Cockroach-inspired robots crashes into walls on purpose

    Cockroach-inspired robots crashes into walls on purpose

    259 views / 0 likes - added

    Tiny roach-bots ram their heads into walls to propel themselves upward. Read more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/02/watch-cockroach-inspired-robot-try-walk-through-walls Read the research: http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/15/139/201706

  • 02:22 Scientists have discovered how to wrap a single drop of oil—without a bottle

    Scientists have discovered how to wrap a single drop of oil—without a bottle

    270 views / 0 likes - added

    This new technique could aid drug delivery. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2Bx72H5 producer/editor/script Nguyên Khôi Nguyên supervising producer/script Sarah Crespi citation D. Kumar et al., Science 2018 DOI: 10.1126/science.aao1290 photography and video D.

  • 01:15 Snippet: Watch a juvenile little skate walk with tiny legs

    Snippet: Watch a juvenile little skate walk with tiny legs

    428 views / 0 likes - added

    How did animals go from swimming to walking--what changed about their bodies? Skates like this one use the same neurons to walk as land animals. Because skates are an evolutionarily ancient animal, that means the neurons essential for walking originated i

  • 02:20 What makes hummingbirds such agile flyers?

    What makes hummingbirds such agile flyers?

    338 views / 0 likes - added

    Looking over hundreds of flight recordings, researchers gained new insight into what makes hummingbirds so good at fast, agile flight. Read more - http://scim.ag/2Eu7p7a editor/animator/narrator Chris Burns supervising producers Sarah Crespi Nguyên Khôi N

  • 00:35 Snippet: Dolphin superpod

    Snippet: Dolphin superpod

    372 views / 3 likes - added

    Researchers in South Africa have discovered the largest group of dolphins in the world, which quadrupled in average group size between 2008 and 2016. Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/superpods-600-dolphins-are-gathering-coast-south-afric

  • 02:33 Thunderstorm-triggered asthma attacks put under the microscope in Australia

    Thunderstorm-triggered asthma attacks put under the microscope in Australia

    362 views / 0 likes - added

    Scientists probe how storms weaponize pollen. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2Ebe7Ms

  • 01:23 Watch the world’s most powerful sonic tractor beam levitate its biggest catch

    Watch the world’s most powerful sonic tractor beam levitate its biggest catch

    251 views / 0 likes - added

    With enough tweaking, a new sonic tractor beam design could control people in zero gravity. Read the story: http://scim.ag/2EauyJ3 Read the paper: https://journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.044301

  • 01:02 Snippet: Listen to an orca imitate a person

    Snippet: Listen to an orca imitate a person

    298 views / 0 likes - added

    The 14-year-old orca can imitate her trainer’s words like ‘hello’ and ‘bye bye’. Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/listen-killer-whale-say-hello-and-bye-bye Read the study: http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/285/1871/20172171

  • 01:43 These synchronized galaxies are upending what we know about the universe

    These synchronized galaxies are upending what we know about the universe

    236 views / 0 likes - added

    Tiny satellite galaxies around Centaurus A seem to be moving in the same direction. Read more - http://scim.ag/2BN2jxu

  • 01:47 Polar bears are starving, and this video reveals why

    Polar bears are starving, and this video reveals why

    399 views / 1 likes - added

    Malnutrition may mean the end of the iconic species. Read more - http://scim.ag/2EtYpfC

  • 00:22 Snippet: 3D hologram

    Snippet: 3D hologram

    418 views / 0 likes - added

    Daniel Smalley and colleagues used a tiny glowing particle to paint a 3D image--aka a 'Princess Leia' hologram--which unlike regular holograms can be seen from different angles. Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/princess-leia-holograms-on

  • 01:49 These smart contacts can monitor the glucose in tears

    These smart contacts can monitor the glucose in tears

    263 views / 0 likes - added

    But it might be a while before they’re ready for diabetics. Read more - http://scim.ag/2E4GQT9

  • 01:31 Watch this wearable electronic skin control virtual objects

    Watch this wearable electronic skin control virtual objects

    276 views / 0 likes - added

    Tiny magnetic field sensors inserted into an artificial skin can track fine body movements. Read more - http://scim.ag/2DNiYU1

  • 01:59 Watch a robot made of DNA swing its arm

    Watch a robot made of DNA swing its arm

    347 views / 0 likes - added

    A speedy DNA arm like this might one day be used to 3D print molecules. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2DOtdHy

  • 00:30 Snippet: AI controlled walking success

    Snippet: AI controlled walking success

    404 views / 1 likes - added

    Watch an AI evolve to learn walking and avoid getting trapped in corners. Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/01/artificial-intelligence-can-evolve-solve-problems Video courtesy of Uber. Music: Youtube/Monitors/Silent Partner

  • 01:40 Tiny robots could help infants with rare diseases. Watch one in action

    Tiny robots could help infants with rare diseases. Watch one in action

    246 views / 0 likes - added

    New technology could help patients make new tissue. Read more - http://scim.ag/2CLUQQh

  • 03:20 Could science destroy the world? These scholars want to save us from a modern-day Frankenstein

    Could science destroy the world? These scholars want to save us from a modern-day Frankenstein

    359 views / 0 likes - added

    A small cadre of scientists worries that lab-made viruses, AI, or nanobots could drive humans to extinction. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2CSwrJ9

  • 01:52 Meet the world’s first salad-eating shark

    Meet the world’s first salad-eating shark

    341 views / 0 likes - added

    Bonnethead sharks can survive on a diet of up to 90% seagrass. Read the story: http://scim.ag/2CZoDpL

  • 01:19 Larva pressurizes its body for massive jumps

    Larva pressurizes its body for massive jumps

    260 views / 0 likes - added

    This legless insect can jump 30 times its body length. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2Cu9lbr

  • 00:43 Snippet: New robotic gripper combines two types of soft robot tech

    Snippet: New robotic gripper combines two types of soft robot tech

    403 views / 0 likes - added

    A new type of soft robot relies on two kinds of soft robot technology: pneumatics and dielectric elastomer actuators. Dielectric elastomer actuators move when an electric field is applied across an insulating flexible plastic, causing it to deform. These

  • 01:51 How do ultrafast snapping shrimp close their claws so quickly?

    How do ultrafast snapping shrimp close their claws so quickly?

    266 views / 0 likes - added

    Snapping shrimp close their snappers so quickly, they create shockwaves. The secret lies in modified joints heretofore unknown to science. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2CGwcBw Read the paper ($): http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(17)31

  • 03:48 Why do we keep making robots that look like people?

    Why do we keep making robots that look like people?

    310 views / 0 likes - added

    There are some advantages, it turns out. Read more: http://scim.ag/2BGAiJc

  • 00:59 Yuck! How birds share knowledge of disgusting foods—and help insects evolve

    Yuck! How birds share knowledge of disgusting foods—and help insects evolve

    290 views / 0 likes - added

    Study shows how some bugs develop their warning colors. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2CF1Z4L Read the paper ($): https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-017-0418-x Credits: producer/script Sarah Crespi story by Virginia Morell citation and research footage R

  • 04:33 Breakthrough of the Year, 2017

    Breakthrough of the Year, 2017

    317 views / 0 likes - added

    Check out what Science's editors deemed the top results of 2017, including our Breakthrough of the Year! Read more at: http://vis.sciencemag.org/breakthrough2017/

  • 00:49 One of the loudest underwater sounds is made by an animal you wouldn’t expect

    One of the loudest underwater sounds is made by an animal you wouldn’t expect

    251 views / 0 likes - added

    Here’s a hint: It has something to do with mating Keep reading: http://scim.ag/2CE1DuQ

  • 04:34 Are we going too fast on driverless cars?

    Are we going too fast on driverless cars?

    362 views / 0 likes - added

    Many questions remain about the impact of autonomous vehicles on our lives. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2AU96GC, http://scim.ag/2C1mZ53

  • 01:22 Watch water droplets literally jump off a ‘water-hating’ material

    Watch water droplets literally jump off a ‘water-hating’ material

    509 views / 0 likes - added

    These copper nanospikes double the cooling effect of a superhydrophobic surface and could have many applications. Learn more: http://scim.ag/2kGvoE1 Read the paper ($): http://www.cell.com/joule/fulltext/S2542-4351(17)30181-2

    Featured
  • 01:53 This new material heals—not cracks—under pressure

    This new material heals—not cracks—under pressure

    244 views / 0 likes - added

    New transparent polymer has the potential to be used everywhere polymer glass is. Read more - http://scim.ag/2ksYO8u

  • 02:05 Watch rain and shadows from Saturn’s rings give the planet a funky ionosphere

    Watch rain and shadows from Saturn’s rings give the planet a funky ionosphere

    292 views / 0 likes - added

    First results from Cassini’s “Grand Finale” reveal some surprises. Read more - http://scim.ag/2kWNp4L Read the paper - http://scim.ag/2jQX5uu

  • 02:34 This simple piece of plastic makes ultrasound easy

    This simple piece of plastic makes ultrasound easy

    324 views / 0 likes - added

    ‘Coded masks’ cut the number of sensors in an ultrasound machine from 1000 to just one Read more: http://scim.ag/2BQXymC


>> View science magazine web videos



RSS