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Video   New technique reveals supernova progenitor
July 31, 2014
Audio   Cosmic Accounting Reveals Missing Light Crisis
July 29, 2014
Audio   Two planets orbit nearby ancient star
July 29, 2014
Audio   Water found to provide blueprints for root architecture
July 28, 2014
Audio   MAD: Scientists shed light on braking mechanisms in cellular signaling
July 28, 2014
Video   Lower mantle chemistry breakthrough
July 28, 2014
Video   Fertility: Sacrificing eggs for the greater good
July 14, 2014
Audio   Decoding the chemical vocabulary of plants
June 29, 2014
Audio   Communicating with the world across the border
June 29, 2014
Audio   Very Distant Galaxy Cluster Confirmed
June 29, 2014
Video   Climate change: don't wait until you can feel it
June 29, 2014
Video   Nearby galaxy is a "fossil" from the early universe
June 12, 2014
Audio   Drought hormones measured
May 30, 2014
Audio   New technique will accelerate genetic characterization of photosynthesis
May 30, 2014
Video   Giant Magellan Telescope Looking Toward Construction
May 30, 2014
Video   Plant Science Could Ease Global Food and Fuel Demands
May 30, 2014
Video   Studying crops, from outer space
May 20, 2014
Video   Solar System's Edge Redefined
April 30, 2014
Audio   Mercury's Contraction Much Greater Than Thought
April 29, 2014
Audio   Nectar: A sweet reward from plants to attract pollinators
April 19, 2014
Audio   Nitrogen-tracking tools for better crops and less pollution
March 28, 2014
Audio   Some galaxies in the early universe grew up quickly
March 28, 2014
Video   Amazon's canopy chemistry is a patchwork quilt
March 27, 2014
Video   Geoengineering by Coalition
March 19, 2014
Audio   News briefing: Global warming's record-setting pace
February 26, 2014
Audio   What makes cell division accurate?
February 26, 2014
Audio   Are developing heart valves sensitive to environmental chemicals?
February 26, 2014
Video   Diamond Defect Boosts Quantum Technology
February 26, 2014
Audio   Forest monitoring: bringing the power to the people
January 30, 2014
Video   Throwing out the textbook: salt surprises chemists (withdrawn)
January 30, 2014
Audio   Fatty Acids Crucial to Embryonic Development
January 30, 2014
Video   Nearby Failed Stars May Harbor Planet
January 29, 2014
Audio   The Smoking Gun: Fish Brains and Nicotine
December 29, 2013
Audio   Acid raid, ozone depletion contributed to ancient extinction
December 29, 2013
Video   Methane Emissions Vastly Surpass Previous Estimates
December 19, 2013
Video   Ancient Minerals: Which Gave Rise to Life?
December 16, 2013
Audio   Evidence of 3.5 billion-year-old bacterial ecosystems found in Australia
Friday, November 29, 2013
Audio   Plant cell architecture: Growth toward a light source
Friday, November 29, 2013
Audio   Gold Mining Ravages Peru
Friday, November 2, 2013
Video   New Survey Tools Unveil Two Celestial Explosions
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Video   Climate change: fast out of the gate, slow to the finish
Tuesday, October 31, 2013
Video   Found: Planets Skimming a Star’s Surface
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Audio   Clues in Coral Bleaching Mystery
Monday, September 30, 2013
Audio   Leading Plant Database Goes Subscription
Monday, September 30, 2013
Audio   Why Are Some Cells More Cancer Prone?
Monday, September 30, 2013
Video   Deep Earth Heat Surprise
Monday, September 30, 2013
Video   Future Warming Getting Hotter
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Audio   How Does Hydrogen Metallize?
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Audio   Breakthrough: sensors monitor cells at work
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Video   80% of Malaysian Borneo Degraded by Logging
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Audio   Stem cell clues uncovered
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Audio   Solar system’s youth gives clues to planet search
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Video   New form of carbon observed
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Audio   Possible muscle disease therapeutic target found
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Audio   Elusive Metal Discovered
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Video   Airborne Technology Helps Manage Elephants
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Audio   Fingering the Culprit that Polluted the Solar System
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Audio   Supernova progenitor found?
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Video   Two Solar System Puzzles Solved
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Video   Counting carbon: pre-industrial emissions make a difference
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Audio   Forest Carbon Monitoring Breakthrough in Colombia
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Audio   New clues to the early Solar System from ancient meteorites
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Audio   Lighting up the plant hormone 'command system
Friday, March 29, 2013
Audio   Solar System Ice: Source of Earth’s Water
Friday, March 29, 2013
Video   Mercury Mineral Evolution
Friday, March 29, 2013
Audio   Studying fish to learn about fat
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Audio   New Planet-weighing Technique Found
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Video   Plant Research Funding Crucial for the Future
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Video   Carnegie Airborne Observatory - AToMS
Friday, November 30, 2012
Audio   Extensive Water in Mars Interior
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Audio   Geoengineering: A Whiter Sky
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Video   Looking for Earths by looking for Jupiters
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Audio   Organic carbon from Mars, but not biological
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Audio   Honing in on supernova origins
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Video   Insect Glands May Illuminate Human Fertilization Processes
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Audio   Old star, new trick
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Audio   Probing hydrogen under extreme conditions
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Audio   New understanding of Earth’s mantle beneath the Pacific Ocean
Friday, July 27, 2012
Video   Mercury’s Surprising Core and Landscape Curiosities
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Audio   New Databases Harvest a Rich Bounty of Information on Crop Plant Metabolism
Friday, July 20, 2012
Video   Galaxy Cluster Hidden in Plain View
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Audio   The Future of Plant Science – a Technology Perspective
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Video   Astronomers Watch Delayed Broadcast of a Rare Celestial Eruption
Friday, June 29, 2012
Audio   Volcanoes Deliver Two Flavors of Water
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Audio   Amoeba May Offer Key Clue to Photosynthetic Evolution
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Audio   Disappearing and reappearing superconductivity surprises scientists
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Video   Super High-Resolution Carbon Estimates for Endangered Madagascar
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Audio   Plant Toughness: Key to Cracking Biofuels?
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Audio   Only the Lowest CO2 Emitting Technologies Can Avoid a Hot End-of-Century
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Video   New Super-Earth Detected Within the Habitable Zone of a Nearby Cool Star
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Audio   Steroids control gas exchange in plants
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Video   Could Siberian volcanism have caused the Earth’s largest extinction event?
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Audio   Geoengineering and global food supply
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Video   New Tool Offers Unprecedented Access for Root Studies
Sunday, April 1, 2012
Audio   Sea Cucumbers: Dissolving Coral Reefs?
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Video   Mountaintop Detonation
Wednesday, March 23, 2012
Audio   A New Kind of Metal in the Deep Earth
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Video   Solving a Supernova Mystery
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Audio   The Case of the Dying Aspens
Friday, February 24, 2012
Video   First habitable-zone super-Earth discovered in orbit around a Sun-like star
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Audio   The Heart of the Plant
Friday, February 10, 2012
Audio   Surprise Role of Nuclear Structure Protein in Development
Monday, January 23, 2012
Video   Earth’s core deprived of oxygen
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Video   Testing geoengineering
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Audio   Scientists Tackle the Carbon Conundrum
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Video   Links in the chain: Global carbon emissions and consumption
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Audio   Diamonds Show Depth of Earth’s Carbon Cycle
Tuesday, November 3, 2011
Video   Mercury Not Like Other Planets MESSENGER Finds
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Video   New form of superhard carbon observed
Monday, October 24, 2011
Audio   A “Jumping Gene’s” preferred targets may influence genome evolution
Tuesday, October 12, 2011
Video   Tatooine-like planet discovered
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Audio   New Discovery Sheds Light on the Ecosystem of Young Galaxies
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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  Water Evaporated from Trees Cools Global Climate
Thursday, September 28, 2011
Audio
  New component of a plant steroid-activated pathway discovered
Thursday, September 26, 2011
Audio
  Man in the Moon Looking Younger
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Video
  Meteorites: Tool Kits for Creating Life on Earth
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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  Supernovae Parents Found
Thursday, September 15, 2011
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  Reservoirs of Ancient Lava Shaped Earth
Friday, September 9, 2011
Audio
  Potential New Eye Tumor Treatment Discovered
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Video   Earliest Watery Black Hole Discovered
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Audio   Diamonds Pinpoint Start of Colliding Continents
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Video   Searching for the “Perfect Glass”
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
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  MESSENGER Orbital Data Confirm Theories, Reveal Surprises
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Audio
  What Makes a Plant a Plant?
Friday, August 5, 2011
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  Reforestation’s Cooling Influence--A Result of Farmer’s Past Choices
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Audio   Meteorite Holds Clues to Organic Chemistry of the Early Earth
Thursday, July 21, 2011
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  Young Graphite, Old Rocks: Looking for Evidence of Earliest Life
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Audio
  Consumption, Carbon Emissions, and International Trade
Friday, July 8, 2011
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  Sugarcane Cools Climate After Deforestation
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Audio
  Climate Change from Black Carbon Depends on Altitude
Tuesday, June 27, 2011
Video
  Under Pressure: Germanium
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Video
  Cutting Carbon Dioxide Helps Prevent Drying
Monday, June 13, 2011
Audio
  Formaldehyde: Poison Could Have Set the Stage for the Origins of Life
Friday, June 3, 2011
Video
  Lunar Water Brings Portions of Moon’s Origin Story into Question
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Video
  Revisiting 1950s experiments for signs of life’s origin
Monday, May 16, 2011
Video
  Delving into Manganite Conductivity
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Audio
  A Solar System Family Portrait, from the Inside Out
Monday, April 25, 2011
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  Unexpected Exoskeleton Remnants Found in Paleozoic Fossils
Monday, April 4, 2011
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  Meteorite Just One PIece of an Unknown Celestial Body
Monday, March 28, 2011
Video
  How Do You Make Lithium Melt in The Cold?
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Video
  Mastermind Steroid Found in Plants
Monday, March 7, 2011
Audio
  Scientists Watch Cell-Shape Process for First Time
Friday, February 25, 2011
Audio
  Nailing Down A Crucial Plant Signaling System
Friday, February 18, 2011
Video
  Hubble Sees Farther Back in Time Than Ever Before
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Video
  Termites Foretell Climate Change in Africa’s Savannas
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Video
  The Spectranomics Project
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Audio
  How Pathogens Hijack Host Plants
Monday, January 31, 2011
Video
  War, Plague No Match for Deforestation in Driving CO2 Buildup
Monday, January 24, 2011
Video
  Breakthrough in Nanocrystals Growth
Monday, January 17, 2011
Audio
  Ancient Colorado River Flowed Backwards
Monday, January 3, 2011
Audio
  Optimizing climate change reduction
Friday, December 31, 2010
Video
  Carbon Mapping Breakthrough
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Audio
  Main Climate Threat from CO2 Sources Yet to Be Built
Monday, December 20, 2010
Video
  Roller Coaster Superconductivity Discovered
Monday, December 13, 2010
Video
  Asteroid Found in Gravitational “Dead Zone”
Monday, November 8, 2010
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  Arctic Rocks Offer New Glimpse of Primitive Earth
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Video   Scrubbing CO2 from Atmosphere Could Be a Long-term Commitment
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
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  Potentially Habitable Planet Discovered
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Video   Whiter Clouds Could Mean Wetter Land
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Video   High Yield Crops Keep Carbon Emissions Low
Friday, August 20, 2010
Video   New Revelations about Mercury’s Volcanism, Magnetic Substorms, and Exosphere from MESSENGER
TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
Video   Global Tropical Forests Threatened by 2100
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
Video   Plant “Breathing” Mechanism Discovered
TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
Video   Ancient Galaxy Cluster Contains “Modern” Galaxies
TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
Video   Did Phosphorus Trigger Complex Evolution−and Blue Skies?
THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
Video   Silver Tells a Volatile Story of Earth’s Origin
THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
Video   Scientists Find Moon Whiskers
THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
Video   Chromosome “Glue” Surprises Scientists
FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
Video   Moon Whets Appetite for Water
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010
Video   CO2 Effects on Plants Increase Global Warming
TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2010
Video   For Stem Cells, Practice Makes Perfect
TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2010
Audio   Cracking the Plant-Cell Membrane Code
MONDAY, MAY 18, 2010
Video   Metallic Glass Yields Secrets Under Pressure
TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2010
Video   Old Star is “Missing Link” in Galactic Evolution
TUESDAY MAY 11, 2010
Video   Carbon Emissions ‘Outsourced’ to Developing Countries
TUESDAY MAY 4, 2010
Video   Bald Eagle Diet Shift Enhances Conservation
MONDAY MAY 3, 2010
Video   Merging Galaxies Create a Binary Quasar
FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010
Video   Gene Function Discovery: Guilt by Association
MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2010
Video   Superconducting Hydrogen?
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2010
Video   Astronomers Detect Earliest Galaxies
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2010
Audio   Climate Change Puts Ecosystems on the Run
FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2010
Video   Antagonistic genes control rice growth
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2010
Video   First Super-Earths Discovered around Sun-like Stars
TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
Audio   Ken Caldeira Testifies to Congress on Geoengineering
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
Video   Hawaiian Hot Spot Has Deep Roots
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2010
Video   Breakthrough in Monitoring Tropical Deforestation Announced in Copenhagen
MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2010
Video   “Safety Valve” Protects Photosynthesis from Too Much Light
TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
Video   “Dropouts” Pinpoint Earliest Galaxies
MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 2010
Video   New Hydrogen-Storage Method Discovered
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2009
Video   Rich Ore Deposits Linked to Ancient Atmosphere
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2009
Video   “Ultra-Primitive” Particles Found in Comet Dust
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2009
Video   New Way to Monitor Faults May Help Predict Earthquakes
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
Video   Plants on Steroids: Key Missing Link Discovered
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009
Audio   Scientists Study Possible Responses to Climate Emergencies
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
Audio   Carnegie Donates Landmark Clones to Biology
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2009
Video   Hydrocarbons in Deep Earth?
MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009
Video   Plants Put Limit on Ice Ages
WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2009
Video   Stem Cell Surprise for Tissue Regeneration
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2009
Video   Midget Plant Gets Makeover
MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2009
Audio   Global Sunscreen Won’t Save Corals
THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2009
Video   Is the Sky the Limit for Wind Power?
MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2009
Audio   Advance in understanding cellulose synthesis
MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2009
Audio   Surprise: Typhoons Trigger Slow Earthquakes
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2009
Audio   ‘Colossal’ Magnetic Effect Under Pressure
FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2009
Audio   Bioelectricity Promises More ‘Miles Per Acre’ Than Ethanol - Interview with Chris Field
THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2009
Audio   MESSENGER Reveals Mercury as a Dynamic Planet
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2009
Audio   Fingerprinting Slow Earthquakes
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009
Video   Mysterious Space Blob Discovered at Cosmic Dawn
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2009
Audio   Did a Nickel Famine Trigger the “Great Oxidation Event”?
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2009
Video   Asteroid Impact Helps Trace Meteorite Origins
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2009
Video   Early Agriculture Left Traces in Animal Bones
TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
Audio   Under Pressure, Atoms Make Unlikely Alloys
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2009
Audio   Coral Reefs May Start Dissolving When Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Doubles
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2009
Audio   Global Ecology’s Congressional ‘Hat Trick’
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009
Video   Airborne Ecologists Help Balance Delicate African Ecosystem
MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2009
Video   New Stars from Old Gas Surprise Astronomers
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2009
Audio   Exploring Planets in Distant Space and Deep Interiors
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
Audio   Decisive Action Needed as Warming Predictions Worsen, Says Carnegie Scientist
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
Audio   Scientists deconstruct cell division
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2009
Audio   High Pressure Yields Novel Single-Element ‘Compound’
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2009
Audio   Spectacular Heating of Planet Observed
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2009
Audio   Exoplanet Atmospheres Detected from Earth
THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2009
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New Technology Needed to Monitor Rain Forest “Tsunami”

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009

Audio   Half-baked Asteroids Have Earth-like Crust
FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 2009
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“Scrawny” Gene Keeps Stem Cells Healthy
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2009

Audio   New Rain Forest Mapping Technology Gets Huge Support
TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2009
Video   Zeroing in on Hubble’s Constant
MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2009
Audio   Climate Change Alters Ocean Chemistry
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2008
Audio   Corralling the Carbon Cycle
NOVEMBER 13, 2008
Video   Electronic heat trap grips deep Earth
NOVEMBER 12, 2008
Audio   World Needs Climate Emergency Backup Plan, Says Expert
NOVEMBER 7, 2008
Audio   New Process Promises Bigger, Better Diamond Crystals
OCTOBER 28, 2008
Video   “Little Bang” triggered Solar System formation
OCTOBER 2, 2008
Video   Oldest Known Rocks Discovered
SEPTEMBER 26, 2008
Video   Putting the Squeeze on Nitrogen for High Energy Materials
SEPTEMBER 3, 2008
Video   Chris Somerville delivers ’Developing Cellulosic Biofuels’ ICAR Keynote Lecture (audio)
AUGUST 12, 2008

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Maelstrom quashes jumping genes
AUGUST 11, 2008


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Carnegie’s Alan Cutler receives James H. Shea Award for Science Writing
JULY 22, 2008


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Moon water discovered: Dampens Moon-formation theory
JULY 9, 2008


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Abandoned Farmlands Are Key to Sustainable Bioenergy
JUNE 25, 2008


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Supernova birth seen for first time
MAY 22, 2008

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Paul Silver, staff scientist at the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, discusses his earthquake research

 

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