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Cold-loving species are changing everything from laundry detergents to our search for extraterrestrial life.
Prostheses have advanced significantly in the last decade, but Boston Marathon bombing amputees still face challenges.
Producer Miles O'Brien is interviewed about state-of-the-art surveillance systems and what they portend for privacy.
Meet a double amputee engineer and climber who invents his own prosthetic legs and calls them his gorgeous sculptures.
Do violent video games make people violent? Is violence contagious? Read about scientists who are attempting to answer these questions.
New software makes it possible for law enforcement to search through hours of surveillance footage in mere minutes.
Hear harrowing stories from survivors of Moore's massive tornado and meet scientists who stalk these ferocious storms.
See how the ancient Egyptians built their deadly composite bows.
In India, the big cats are common. So are conflicts with humans, and how we respond may be making the problem worse.
Scientists are studying the 1918 flu pandemic so we'll be ready for the next one.
Our incomplete understanding of how humans perceive faces may be hindering advances in automated face recognition.
Which technologies worked—and which didn't—in the race to track down the men behind the marathon attack?
Australians try to live safely with giant saltwater reptiles that will eat just about anything—including people.
Devastated by disease, an iconic Australian species gets help from science and the public.
New strains are worrisome, but science offers a number of reasons why you shouldn't panic.
Many Earth-observing satellites are nearing the end of their lives.
What is it like at the edge of interstellar space? And how will we know when the Voyager spacecraft reach it?
Scientists find that plants can act altruistically toward their siblings.
Gross Science: How bed bugs reproduce is the stuff of nightmares.
Meet some tropical insects whose homes mysteriously point toward the poles.