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Innovations in technology and scientific discoveries are explored.
72 Episodes 2013 -
Sun, Aug 25, 2013 30 mins
Exploring genetically modified salmon and high-tech seafood production.
Sun, Sep 15, 2013 30 mins
A look at how remotely piloted government drones helped fight a wildfire in Yosemite National Park.
Sun, Sep 22, 2013 30 mins
The story of a woman's face transplant is documented.
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 30 mins
A newly discovered species of spider that builds decoys to confuse predators is spotlighted. Phil Torres reports.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 30 mins
Innovations to protect children in classrooms are studied. Included: bulletproof backpacks and whiteboards.
Sun, Oct 20, 2013 30 mins
The focus is on a NASA science lab that hovers in the skies to measure climate change.
Sun, Oct 27, 2013 30 mins
The focus is on robots that track sharks to learn more about their behavior.
Sun, Nov 3, 2013 30 mins
Innovative technology that can potentially prevent sports-related concussions is explored.
Sun, Nov 10, 2013 30 mins
The e-cigarette trend is explored. Included: the science behind the vapor.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 30 mins
The focus is on low-cost artificial limbs.
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 30 mins
Exploring science that can protect bridges and skyscrapers from severe earthquakes.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 30 mins
The scientific fight against bacteria to save the world's orange crops is explored.
Sun, Dec 8, 2013 30 mins
New technology used by police is explored.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013 30 mins
Smart cars and self-driving automobiles are explored.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 30 mins
A high-school student's invention that could potentially save lives is explored.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 30 mins
Exploring how mushrooms can be used as eco-friendly packaging to replace plastics and Styrofoam.
Sun, Jan 5, 2014 30 mins
Innovations in 3-D printing are explored, with an emphasis on the 3-D printing of human body parts.
Sun, Jan 12, 2014 30 mins
The efforts of scientists to build structures capable of withstanding an EF5 tornado are documented.
Sun, Jan 19, 2014 30 mins
Naturalist Phil Torres investigates a spider mystery in the Peruvian Amazon.
Sun, Jan 26, 2014 30 mins
At-home DNA testing is analyzed. Appearing: scientist Rachelle Oldmixon.
Sun, Feb 2, 2014 30 mins
A look at the efforts of scientists to reverse the aging process.
Sun, Feb 9, 2014 30 mins
The focus is on a high-tech box that keeps lungs breathing outside the human body.
Sun, Feb 16, 2014 30 mins
Examining how satellite technology is used to uncover previously hidden cities of ancient Egypt.
Sun, Feb 23, 2014 30 mins
An exploration of cutting-edge forensic science. Included: the use of DNA to solve a cold case.
Sun, Mar 2, 2014 30 mins
Examining technology that could potentially bring animals back from extinction.
Sun, Mar 9, 2014 30 mins
The science behind medical marijuana is explored.
Sat, Mar 15, 2014 30 mins
The latest synthetic drugs are analyzed in the lab.
Sat, Mar 22, 2014 30 mins
A look at how high-tech Hollywood studios can digitally recreate performances of actors who have died.
Sat, Mar 29, 2014 30 mins
The discussion centers on powerful airborne cameras.
Sat, Apr 5, 2014 30 mins
Facial-recognition technology is explored. Included: its use in law enforcement and at businesses.
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 30 mins
Exploring high-tech ways to rescue survivors after disasters such as mudslides, earthquakes and hurricanes.
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 30 mins
New data on e-cigarettes is revealed.
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 30 mins
Exploring the potential development of high-tech devices that can detect cancer early.
Sat, May 3, 2014 30 mins
A look at efforts of scientists to harness spider silk for use in construction and medicine.
Sat, May 10, 2014 30 mins
The impacts of climate change are studied with a flight over shrinking glaciers and rising seas.
Sat, May 17, 2014 30 mins
Chronicling a night in a living laboratory to test a high-tech, green-based house.
Sat, May 31, 2014 30 mins
The use of military nocturnal vision goggles to detect cancer cells in the operating room is detailed.
Sat, Jun 7, 2014 30 mins
Exploring technology that could provide early warnings for earthquakes, thereby saving lives and limiting disaster.
Sat, Jun 14, 2014 30 mins
Cutting-edge research at Caltech is explored. Included: jellyfish-inspired wind turbines.
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 30 mins
The secrets of the tiger shark are revealed by researchers.
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 30 mins
Vehicle technology is explored, with emphasis on innovations that allow cars to communicate with each other.
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 30 mins
Doctors' efforts to restore a blind woman's vision via a bionic eye, high-tech glasses and innovative surgery are chronicled.
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 30 mins
Experimental treatment using umbilical-cord blood is examined.
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 30 mins
The focus is on the U.S. Forestry Service as they explore ways to combat fires.
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 30 mins
Do-it-yourself brain stimulation is examined.
Sat, Oct 11, 2014 30 mins
Automotive innovations are explored. Included: robot cars.
Sat, Oct 18, 2014 30 mins
Technological advances to combat a drought in California are explored.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 30 mins
A behind-the-scenes look at San Francisco's environmentally friendly football stadium.
Sat, Nov 8, 2014 30 mins
The focus is on a forensics lab that investigates crimes against endangered animals. Included: the battle against poachers and smugglers.
Sat, Nov 15, 2014 30 mins
A look at how abandoned warehouses are being transformed into indoor farms.
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 30 mins
This report questions whether the fracking boom is making the earth unstable.
Sat, Jan 17, 2015 30 mins
Hands-free driving is examined.
Sat, Jan 24, 2015 30 mins
A look inside the National Weather Service's severe storm center, as scientists analyze recent spikes in extreme weather.
Mon, Feb 2, 2015 30 mins
Advances in bionic technology are explored. Included: the use of robots to help paralyzed people.
Mon, Feb 9, 2015 30 mins
A look at scientists' efforts to explore undersea vents.
Mon, Feb 23, 2015 30 mins
The efforts of scientists and virus hunters to find treatments and vaccines for new infectious diseases are documented.
Mon, Mar 2, 2015 30 mins
The impact of climate change is investigated via a journey to Costa Rica's rain forest. Also: an encounter with bats.
Mon, Mar 23, 2015 30 mins
A study of a modern-day gold rush and its potential impact on Peru's Amazon rain forest.
Mon, Apr 6, 2015 30 mins
The climate-change debate is explored. Also: Cutting-edge science combats Florida's rising tides.
Mon, May 11, 2015 30 mins
A look at the efforts of jungle scientists to save endangered macaws.
Mon, May 18, 2015 30 mins
The politics of Internet speed is investigated.
Mon, Jun 1, 2015 30 mins
A study of how technology can solve plastic-waste problems, with a look at one city where residents are fighting a dump.
Mon, Jun 8, 2015 30 mins
A campaign against mining for gold in the rain forests of Peru is spotlighted.
Mon, Jun 22, 2015 30 mins
A look at how science, DNA and carbon dating can help track down ivory poachers.
Mon, Jul 13, 2015 30 mins
An in-depth look at genetically modified food is featured.
Mon, Jul 20, 2015 30 mins
The safety of seafood is scrutinized in a report that centers on illegal antibiotics allegedly found in shrimp imported into the U.S.
Mon, Jul 27, 2015 30 mins
E-cigarettes are investigated. Included: the story behind smoking-cessation claims; and the alleged dangers of some vape flavors and larger vaping devices.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 30 mins
A study of what went terribly wrong in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Included: technology that may be able to protect New Orleans from future disaster.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 30 mins
An Arctic expedition offers a study of climate change's impact on the region.
Sat, Sep 19, 2015 30 mins
The focus is on the bison, once on the brink of extinction.
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 30 mins
A massive engineering endeavor to widen the Panama Canal is explored. Included: controversy surrounding the expansion project.
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 30 mins
A look at a controversial drug trial involving the use of Ecstacy to treat trauma and PTSD.