NOVA's Evolution Lab is an Interactive, Guided Tour of The Tree of Life

If you’re interested in biology, or are just curious what humans have in common with a mushroom, or how a bacteria could possibly be related to dinosaurs, the NOVA Evolution Lab is a crash course. You’ll learn how living things are related, what DNA is and how it works, and hear from biologists working in the field. »5/09/15 5:30pm5/09/15 5:30pm

What does Wonder Woman have to do with polygraph tests? More than you probably realize.

From a forthcoming episode of PBS's NOVA scienceNOW on the science of crime prevention comes an interesting revelation: William Marsten, one of the people behind the invention of the (oft-maligned) lie-detecting polygraph, is the same William Marsten who created Wonder Woman and her truth-producing Golden Lasso: »10/10/12 6:00pm10/10/12 6:00pm

Become the next Mr. Snuffleupagus at the Sesame Street open auditions

Can we tell you how to get to Sesame Street? Indeed, we can — simply go to New York City's Roseland Ballroom on August 20 between the hours of 10 AM and 2 PM and secure your place in the pantheon of legendary children's entertainers. Just think, centuries from now your visage will be carved out of a 100-foot slab of… »8/13/12 11:00pm8/13/12 11:00pm