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Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 05/23/2013 - 6:00pm

Explore the genetics behind criminal minds, the latest in lie detection, a human corpse “farm,” and more.

World Special
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 7:00pm

There are approximately 2 million undocumented children who were born outside the U.S. and raised in this country. These are young people who were educated in American schools, hold American values, know only the U.S. as home and who, upon high school graduation, find the door to their future slammed shut.

Saving The Ocean
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 8:00pm

In the rich fishing grounds of New England and Canada, it seemed as if the cod would never run out – until they did. The shock reverberated throughout the world of commercial fishing: it was the early 1990s, and both the US and Canadian governments suddenly closed large parts of what had been some of the richest and most famous fishing grounds in the world: Georges Bank, the Scotian Shelf, and the Grand Banks. 

World Special
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 12:30pm

The story is told, of a beautiful woman whose resilient spirit survives her body's transformation by cancer, heart failure, and a dramatic loss of skin pigment. The film follows Lalita as she migrates from Bombay to Paris to Montreal, and becomes completely White along the way.

1962 World Fair
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 4:00pm
Archival image courtesy of Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), Seattle.

Seattle’s business, civic and cultural leaders and longtime residents — including Paul Allen and Rick Steves — recount the exciting mix of science and technology, culture, cuisine and celebrity of the 1962 World’s Fair. Pictured, Firebird III General Motors, Seattle, World’s Fair, 1962. 

American Experience
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 7:00pm

She was the toast of Victorian London, New York, and Paris. She was "adopted" by Indian chief Sitting Bull, charmed the Prince of Prussia, and entertained the likes of Oscar Wilde and Queen Victoria. Annie Oakley excelled in a man's world by doing what she loved, and won fame and fortune as the little lady from Ohio who never missed a shot.

Nova ScienceNow
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 6:00pm

Find out if you’re part Neanderthal, what language may owe to tool-making, and more. 

World Special
Wed, 05/15/2013 - 7:00pm

The four aspects of our complex relationship with food are explored: (Entrepreneurial Spirit) the preference to eat foods grown by people using local resources; (Eating Implications) when, where, and with whom we eat; (Seed Savers) keepers of the seeds; and, (Economic Efficiencies ) sacrificing lifestyle and sense of community when striving for efficiency in agriculture.

Saving The Ocean
Tue, 05/14/2013 - 8:30pm

Grand Riviere, on Trinidad’s northeast coast, is a narrow strip of shoreline backed by mountainous emerald jungle that tumbles to the broad sea.

World Special
Mon, 07/22/2013 - 1:30pm

Since its debut in 1997, RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY has set itself apart from the mainstream media by providing distinctive, cutting-edge news coverage and analysis of national and international events in the ever-changing religious world.

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