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Study shows parents in the United States are much less happy than non-parents, the biggest gap among 22 nations

On Point with Tom Ashbrook

Study shows parents in the United States are much less happy than non-parents, the biggest gap among 22 nations

Testing the toughness of fungi under fire reveals more about overall forest health and recovery time after fires and clear-cutting

Science Today

Testing the toughness of fungi under fire reveals more about overall forest health and recovery time after fires and clear-cutting

NSF-funded researchers first to invent 'smart' threads coated with sensors that collect diagnostic data when sutured into tissue

The Discovery Files

NSF-funded researchers first to invent 'smart' threads coated with sensors that collect diagnostic data when sutured into tissue

NSF-funded Donald Bryant is studying ways to improve photosynthesis in crops by letting nature be the guide

People Behind the Science

NSF-funded Donald Bryant is studying ways to improve photosynthesis in crops by letting nature be the guide

Thomas Gulick of UT Austin explains how climate can grind mountains faster than they can be rebuilt

The Academic Minute

Thomas Gulick of UT Austin explains how climate can grind mountains faster than they can be rebuilt

If you have trouble falling asleep in a new bed, known as "first night effect," you can thank our early ancestors, who needed it for survival

Science Update Daily

If you have trouble falling asleep in a new bed, known as "first night effect," you can thank our early ancestors, who needed it for survival

Cheryl Hayashi of UC Riverside discusses her passion for spiders and her research on the evolution and amazing variety of spider silk

Living Lab on The Point

Cheryl Hayashi of UC Riverside discusses her passion for spiders and her research on the evolution and amazing variety of spider silk

Scientists have cracked private PINs and passwords by combining computer algorithms with data from smart watches and fitness trackers

The Discovery Files

Scientists have cracked private PINs and passwords by combining computer algorithms with data from smart watches and fitness trackers

The NSF-funded American Institute of Mathematics is helping California berry farmers save water, an example of precision agriculture

Mathematical Moments

The NSF-funded American Institute of Mathematics is helping California berry farmers save water, an example of precision agriculture

Engineer Adrian Bejan of Duke University explains his research finding that evolution extends beyond biological things to any physical system in motion

SciWorks Radio

Engineer Adrian Bejan of Duke University explains his research finding that evolution extends beyond biological things to any physical system in motion

Bioinformaticist J. Greg Caporaso comments on his finding that cities, just like individuals, have their own distinctive microbial signatures

Science Update Daily

Bioinformaticist J. Greg Caporaso comments on his finding that cities, just like individuals, have their own distinctive microbial signatures

NSF-funded Jennifer Smith of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography discusses her study about the impact of humans on coral reefs

Science Today

NSF-funded Jennifer Smith of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography discusses her study about the impact of humans on coral reefs

A new class of high-performing organic molecules can safely store electricity generated from solar and wind power in large batteries

The Discovery Files

A new class of high-performing organic molecules can safely store electricity generated from solar and wind power in large batteries

NSF-funded physicist and astronomer Janna Levin discusses the sounds of the universe, including colliding black holes

Big Picture Science

NSF-funded physicist and astronomer Janna Levin discusses the sounds of the universe, including colliding black holes

Learning how organisms adapt to changing environments by exploring ecological physiology and thermal adaptation

People Behind the Science

Learning how organisms adapt to changing environments by exploring ecological physiology and thermal adaptation

Language researcher Gary Lupyan tested the theory that human language began with descriptive sounds that became words over time

The Loh Down on Science

Language researcher Gary Lupyan tested the theory that human language began with descriptive sounds that became words over time

KPCC & CalTech

NSF-funded Robin Kowalski of Clemson University explores the impact of cyberbullying on children with disabilities

The Academic Minute

NSF-funded Robin Kowalski of Clemson University explores the impact of cyberbullying on children with disabilities

Low-cost chemical sensors funded by NSF enable smartphones and other wireless devices to detect trace amounts of toxic gases

The Discovery Files

Low-cost chemical sensors funded by NSF enable smartphones and other wireless devices to detect trace amounts of toxic gases

Dust clouds from the Sahara sometimes reach the Caribbean and fertilize waters there, encouraging harmful bacterial blooms

60-Second Science

Dust clouds from the Sahara sometimes reach the Caribbean and fertilize waters there, encouraging harmful bacterial blooms

Hamsa Balakrishnan is developing new computer models and algorithms that would address a major frustration for air travelers - long waits on the runway

Mathematical Moments

Hamsa Balakrishnan is developing new computer models and algorithms that would address a major frustration for air travelers - long waits on the runway