Inside Science TV

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Inside Science Television (ISTV) produces short-form news vignettes about cutting-edge research and development in science, engineering, and mathematics. Inside Science is supported by the American Institute of Physics and a group of underwriters, including OSA and other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics organizations.

Video Title/Description
Inside Science TV Segment: Many Green Laser Pointers Pose Greater Hazards Than Labeled

Ninety percent of tested laser pointers were more powerful than federal safety guidelines allow. August 29, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: New Device Spots Bacteria Behind Eardrum

Detecting biofilms can better diagnose and treat chronic ear infections. June 11, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: Warm White LEDs: Lighting Up The Future

New bulbs save money, last longer and are better for the environment. June 7, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: New Device Lights Up Common Diabetes Complication

Detecting peripheral artery disease early may prevent diabetes-related amputations. June 13, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: "Superpower" Chip Enables Smartphones to See Through Walls

A new microchip that fits inside a smartphone uses terahertz light to "see through" objects. May 20, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: Laser Light For Breast Cancer Imaging

A new diagnostic tool could lower the number of unnecessary surgeries for breast cancer patients. March 26, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: Folding Objects with Light

Chemical engineers at NC State University have developed a way to use infrared light to transform two-dimensional patterns into three-dimensional objects. March 7, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: Mapping Floods with Light

The U.S. Geological Survey uses Terrestrial LIDAR to create 3-D flood maps to predict where and when floods will happen and how high waters will rise, released in advance so residents can evacuate and rescuers can prepare early. February 5, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: Artificial Retina Could Help Clear Your Vision

Electrical engineers have developed a new artificial retina to help restore some vision to patients with eye diseases like macular degeneration that cause vision loss. January 22, 2013

Inside Science TV Segment: New Solar Cell Absorbs and Emits Light

A research team at the University of California, Berkeley, led by Prof. Eli Yablonovitch, has developed a new type of solar cell with record efficiency of 29%. January 3, 2013