A woman is pulled alive from the ruins of a building that collapsed 17 days ago in Bangladesh, as the army says the death toll has risen above 1,000.
Hydraulic fracturing–aka “fracking”–is transforming the energy landscape in the US. Now there’s a rush to bring the technology to the rest of the world.
The euphoria greeting French troops who entered Mali this month after Islamist militants threatened to invade the south of the country has given way to a wariness among some who wonder what will follow.
Dr. Jackson Orem heads the Uganda Cancer Institute. Until recently, he was the only oncologist in a country of more than 30 million people. He argues that cancer deserves the same attention given to other afflictions in the developing world, such as AIDS and malaria.
“Superstorm” Sandy might’ve been the loudest, but the warnings about the growing threats from climate change having been coming fast and furious this fall. As part of our collaboration with the PBS program NOVA, Sam Eaton files this series of three reports examining some of the latest research and most pressing concerns.