Biosphere 2: An American Space Odyssey
NASA is prepping people for living on Mars by isolating them in a dome for eight months. Watch “Biosphere II” for a look at the early attempt at this training.
Trump revoking Obama’s guidelines on transgender bathrooms is just the latest in a long, long road. Watch “Transforming History.”
The Shadow of Thalidomide
Jim O’Neill, a possible Trump pick to head the FDA, could loosen the drug approval procedure that Congress toughened because of thalidomide. Watch this thalidomide refresher…
A Right to Die?
Neil Gorsuch,Trump’s SCOTUS nominee, is very opposed to assisted suicide/right to die. Here’s what it’s all about:
Pets Gone Wild
With the python problem in the Florida Everglades totally out of control, snake hunters from India are being brought in as the latest weapon. Watch the backstory here.
Malaria and the Silent Spring
Producers Kit Roane and Sarah Weiser delve into many of the inaccuracies surrounding Rachel Carson, ‘Silent Spring’ and the banning of DDT.
Vaccines: An Unhealthy Skepticism
Vaccine skeptic RFK, Jr. says that Donald Trump has asked him to head up a panel on vaccination safety and scientific integrity. Watch our report to see why this is causing alarm.
The Boy in the Bubble
New research shows that some immune disorders like SCID, the “bubble boy” disease, are caused by having too little diversity in immune T and B cells. Watch the backstory here…