Videos

Fire Ant Rafts
Fire Ant Rafts

The invasive insects weathered extreme climatic conditions by banding together and riding out Hurricane Harvey's flood waters.

Memory Master
Memory Master

Four-time USA Memory Champion Nelson Dellis reveals some of his memory-training tactics.

Introducing Batman
Introducing Batman

Daniel Kish, who is blind, uses vocal clicks to navigate the world by echolocation.

Spider Silk
Spider Silk

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has genetically engineered a silkworm to spin spider silk, which might be used for futuristic products.

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.