Sci and Tech

WWI trench

From the trenches of WWI, an enduring invention that you may be wearing right now. Read More...

Stethoscope

Technology investor Esther Dyson wants to develop comprehensive healthcare role models—starting one town at a time. Read More...

Dyson

Tech investor Esther Dyson talks about why more women aren't getting involved in science and technology. Read More...

1964 World's Fair

Although Disney is best known for animating classic fairy tales, Neal Gabler, author of Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination, argues that he was an artist deeply involved with scientific invention. Read More...

Guitar heroes!

Video games combine art and technology to create a unique user experience, so the people who make them have to be artists and techies.  Eran Egozy, co-founder of the company that created Rock Band and Guitar Hero discusses the science behind the art.  Read More...

SMBC comic

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal artist Zach Weinersmith talks about making fun of nerds and asks: if you can’t laugh at vector calculus, what can you laugh at? Read More...

NASA Hubble Image

Hubble Space Telescope mosaic featuring a small portion of the Monkey Head Nebula. Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

What do Walt Disney and Seth MacFarlane have in common?  Read More...

power lines

Get ready to toss your cell phone on a table and come back to a fully-charged device. We look at the house of the future, where electronics will charge wirelessly. Read More...

microscope

Dr. Paula Hammond of MIT discusses her pioneering cancer research, which uses nanotechnology to achieve scientific breakthroughs. Read more...

Paula Hammond

According to data from the National Science Foundation, women make up only 24 percent of jobs in technical or STEM fields, while African-Americans and Latinos make up just 3 percent. Back in the 1980s at MIT, the difference was even more pronounced. MIT professor and nanotechnology researcher Paula Hammond reflects on her early years in the sciences. Read more...

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