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Information designer David McCandless uses beautiful, complex graphics to illuminate science, leaving the lowly pie chart in the dust.
This year’s SXSW Film festival highlighted our fears about emerging tech and concerns facing online and gaming communities.
A nonprofit in Los Angeles opens the door on the secretive world of perfuming.
Time to choose your favorite winter snapshot out of our 10 finalists.
Being on set at the popular show left me starstruck.
James Prosek paints the final moments of his saltwater subjects.
Clay, scrap materials, and a camera help kids learn about insect habitats and morphology.
Get ready to trail along with writer Bill Bryson.
Bill Nye and I were on a panel discussing how to tell stories about science.
Science Friday hits the desert trail to take in some springtime sights.
Clay Bolt, co-founder of the Meet Your Neighbours photo project, shares some of his shots.
For a unique artistic style, there's nothing like an insect's feet to get the job done.
Pick your favorite photo from the 11 finalists.
Photographer Clay Bolt helps choose finalists out of hundreds of submissions.
Voting for your favorite Winter Nature Photo Contest submissions starts today at 2 p.m. EST.
Artist Klari Reis uses unconventional materials to create microbiologically inspired art.
Though mountain gorillas are critically endangered, their numbers are up from nearly 25 years ago.
Beat the February blues and jumpstart the creative process by writing photo-inspired haikus!
Photographer Alex Wild shares some tips for getting those insect glamour shots.
Warm us up with your best winter nature shots.
Artist Katrina van Grouw looks past the feathers to see the beauty in birds.
The 2012 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge winners are in...
This week, I'm focusing on some really geeky -- I should say Benjie* -- research that caught my eye. Be ready for some gorgeous graphics and hi-tech talk.
Artist Greg Dunn combines his two passions: neuroscience and Asian-inspired painting.
In a new book, artists illustrate the big (and not-so-big) questions in science.
A new book strips the meaning from the blooms.
What happens if you play music through squid cells?
Artist Megan Lee finds inspiration in a blank wall.
Photographer William Miller saw our call for Polaroids and sent these images from his 2011 project "Ruined Polaroids."
The first math museum in the U.S. opens its doors this week.
Science Friday gets spacey, with Dava Sobel's homage to the solar system.
Edwin H. Land changed the way we picture the world.
James Balog photographs climate change.
Fancy birds, beyond the Thanksgiving table.
Your photos...piled up.
From Da Vinci to Benz, the diagrams that changed the world.
Artist Kelsey Brookes put his scientific background to work.
The Tom Wolfe classic is on the reading list this month.
On the show this week, we'll be talking with actor Richard Thomas. Thomas is currently playing the role of Peter Stockmann in a new Broadway production of the Henrik Ibsen play An Enemy of the People.
Hey leaf peepers: Instead of just raking leaves this year, let's put them to use in a leaf-themed, crowdsourced art project.
A new book looks at the face of nursing in America.
A new photo book showcases the best of Nat Geo.
Singer Sarah Brightman to visit the ISS.
Light up the night with the sweet sounds of... you.
Math-inspired art, to get you primed for thinking about equations.
It's little. It's funny. It's hard to believe we're talking about a math book.
Researchers developed a prototype video game to promote exercise and empowerment among pediatric cancer patients.
In the late '50s, Berenice Abbott was hired by MIT to create photographs that could be used to teach physics in new ways.
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