Videos

Man Meets Machine
Man Meets Machine

Alena Grabowski, a University of Colorado Boulder researcher, discusses her motivations for studying the interface between biology and mechanics in prosthetic devices.

Brain Bugs
Brain Bugs

Neuropharmacologist John Cryan of University College of Cork in Ireland explains the links between the microbiome and the central nervous system.

Living Fabric
Living Fabric

See the bacteria-powered, breathable clothing made by former MIT researcher Wen Wang and colleagues.

Menstruation on a Chip
Menstruation on a Chip

This device models the female reproductive tract and might lead scientists to a greater understanding of fibroids, cancer, and infertility.

Life Springs Eternal
Life Springs Eternal

When scores of migrating wildebeest fail to survive a treacherous river crossing, their corpses fuel thriving ecosystems.

A Grisly Stork Buffet
A Grisly Stork Buffet

Marabou storks on Kenya’s Mara River feast on the carcasses of migrating wildebeest that failed to make it across the waterway.

Microbe Maven
Microbe Maven

Meet Scientist to Watch Emily Balskus, who studies the microbes that inhabit humans.

DNA Origami
DNA Origami

Will complex, folded synthetic DNA molecules one day serve as capsules to deliver drugs to cancer cells?

Lubchenco on Conservation
Lubchenco on Conservation

Former NOAA administrator and environmental scientist Jane Lunchenco discusses the importance of science in the face of climate change.