The three-year-long global Tara expedition has created the world's most complete catalogue of planktonic organisms, including thousands of new species.
A tiny roundworm is being studied in space in a bid to observe precisely what happens to muscle mass under zero-G conditions.
We're right around the corner from a consumer version of Oculus Rift, and the improvements made in the newest version unveiled this past weekend? They're something to get excited about, at least in our opinion.
On today's show, we wonder what we'd use a cell phone microscope for, discuss the ongoing (and highly entertaining) Twitter war between Zack Snyder and J.J. Abrams, and freak out over how cool the newest Oculus VR prototype looks.
Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.
Forget Shark Week. The box jellyfish is way more dangerous, and its mechanism for injecting venom can only be witnessed with a microscope.
Collecting votes now on Lego Ideas is a fully functional microscope -- constructed entirely out of Lego bricks.
What may be the world's smallest comic strip, "Juana Knits the Planet," can't be read without the aid of a microscope.
The social-media platform was designed to attract young Cubans and get them to rebel against the country's communist government.
A simple kit currently seeking funding on Kickstarter allows you to use your smartphone's camera as a 150x microscope.