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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Finally tonight:  Classical dancer Misty Copeland is only the second African-American woman ever to reach the level of soloist at American Ballet Theatre and the first in 20 years. She recently performed...
Designer Peter Mendelsund uses a symbol of the eye in a series of re-publications of Franz Kafka’s books and letters. From “Cover” by Peter Mendelsund, published by powerHouse Books You’re not supposed to judge a book by its...
Five candidate sites were identified on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko during the Landing Site Selection Group meeting last week. Image by ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA Earlier this month, after a 10-year, 4-...
Scientists are attempting to grow human tissue on small computer chips. Video by Wyss Institute Scientists working out of the University of California, Berkeley are trying to grow thin layers of human lung, liver and heart tissue on minuscule...
Open, online courses are reshaping classrooms, giving motivated students the chance to learn online for free and creative tough questions for college administrators. Photo Credit: John Loo Massive, open, online courses could be reshaping the typical...
Judith Kennedy is the mayor of Lynn, Massachusetts.Lynn, Massachusetts is 1,500 miles from the U.S. border with Mexico, but the old factory city has found itself strained because of the recent surge of Central American minors into the country. Mayor...