The Creation of Metal Bubble Wrap

Bubble Wrap may be getting a much needed upgrade. A new design of Bubble Wrap created with a composite metal foam is being created to better absorb impact.

SciTech Now Episode 309

In this episode of SciTech Now, child psychologists discover how and why many children develop imaginary friends; learn why technology companies design products that consumers cannot repair at home; RTI International is building a biofuels reactor, which turns wood waste into gasoline; and Utah’s Hogle Zoo is connecting sick children with injured animals to help […]

Can origami save lives?

Scientist, author, and self-proclaimed science evangelist, Ainissa Ramirez, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss how engineers and scientists are using origami as a design solution.

Sketching technology for the 21st century

In this Innovators segment, learn about Mental Canvas – a graphical media design system that lies between 2D digital draw-and-paint systems and 3D computer-aided design systems.