Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

What’s it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What do they really do all day? You’re about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals.

The Discovery Files

NSF-funded Texas A&M team develops “injectable bandages” to heal from the inside

Big Picture Science

Harvard theoretical physicist Lisa Randall explains a theory that connects dark matter to the dinosaurs

WKAR Public Media

Improving the security of fingerprint recognition systems

The Science Show

The big changes happening super fast in the Arctic

Provided by ABC Radio in Australia

The Discovery Files

A new durable, clear coating the repels virtually every known liquid

Sci on the Fly

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow Allyson Kennedy discusses the transition from research to science communication

Engineering Out Loud

NSF-funded research finds new ways to perform operations on encrypted data, without leaking critical information

The Academic Minute

A new way to gather information about the past - DNA from museum specimens

The Discovery Files

New NSF-funded technology makes movies that track how proteins fold and change shape


The Harry Potter-esque ability of materials to assemble themselves into well-defined structures

H20 Radio

Climate change may be shifting the U.S. divide between the relatively moist East and the arid West

Sci on the Fly

The importance of the canopy to a healthy tropical forest

Big Picture Science

The possibility of microorganisms trapped in ice becoming re-animated as the ice melts