The always entertaining Bill Nye the Science Guy explains why, after years of teaching kids, he’s trying to get more adults excited about science.
Looking for a unique way to make a difference? Andrew Payer, Ph.D., of the UCF College of Medicine explains how donating your body to science can not only help educate the next generation of doctors, it can help save future lives. Plus, wait until you learn how carefully and reverentially the bodies are treated and cared for.
Allen Zderad has a degenerative eye disease with no cure. But now, the man who was once blind can now see again. And his first vision was pretty special.
Former Boston Mayor and U.S. Ambassador Ray Flynn describes his most important role yet: searching for a cure for his grandson’s rare disease. He’s worked with popes, presidents, prime ministers and was good friends with two saints, and he says this is the most important work he’s ever done. Find out how you can help.
What happens to your body when you spend a year weightless in space? In a unique project, NASA is about to find out, as they send two crew members into orbit for a year. And in a special twist, they’ll be able compare the changes that astronaut Scott Kelly experiences to the changes that his twin brother Mark experiences here on Earth!
Science writer Mary Roach says she’s drawn to the “icky and taboo topics,” calling herself the “bottom feeder of nonfiction.” Find out about her latest book, “Gulp,” and what she learned about stomachs bursting and the inner workings of the body.
He’s one of the brightest — and most famous — scientific minds in the world today. The fascinating Dr. Michio Kaku shares some of the latest findings about the mind and how the stuff of science fiction is become reality.
Author and journalist David McRaney has distilled all the scientific research that’s been done over the past 30 years about the brain, and, in a strange, somewhat twisted way, he’s helping create an instruction manual on being a person.
In his new book, “Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth,” National Wildlife Fund president and CEO Larry Schweiger breaks down the science of global climate change and explains how dire the consequences could be if the problems aren’t fixed.
How did the owners of a small family business suddenly find themselves as the stars of one of the biggest TV shows in the world? Rick Harrison, the no-nonesense star of “Pawn Stars,” explains what makes his store — and show — so unique.