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Space Archaeology

Space Archaeology

May 25
Archaeologist Sarah Parcak uses satellite photos to locate ancient sites and she's finding them - thousands. Bill Whitaker reports on the game-changing method.

After 9 Months in Space, Mouse Sperm Yield Healthy Mice

After 9 Months in Space, Mouse Sperm Yield Healthy Mice

By Marcia Dunn | May 23
After nine months in space, mouse sperm has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists reported Monday.

Curiosity

Curiosity

May 17
A one-ton rover named Curiosity is on the hunt for answers and, as Bill Whitaker reports, the possibilities are "mind-blowing."

Neil deGrasse Tyson on God

Neil deGrasse Tyson on God

May 6
In this web exclusive, correspondent Martha Teichner asks the acclaimed astrophysicist, as he examines the universe, whether he believes in an all-powerful creator.

Nuke Waste Debate: Turn It Into Glass or Encase in Cement?

Nuke Waste Debate: Turn It Into Glass or Encase in Cement?

By Nicholas K. Geranios | May 6
Hanford has about 56 million gallons (211 million liters) of nuclear waste stored in underground tanks until it can be treated for permanent disposal. Some tanks date back to World War II and are leaking.

Artificial Wombs Could Increase Premature Babies' Chances of Survival

Artificial Wombs Could Increase Premature Babies' Chances of Survival

May 2
Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed artificial wombs that could eventually increase premature babies' chances of survival.

Blood Test Offers Hope for Better Lung Cancer Treatment

Blood Test Offers Hope for Better Lung Cancer Treatment

By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 29
Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages.

Man's Daily Observations Become Vital Info for Climate Change Researchers

Man's Daily Observations Become Vital Info for Climate Change Researchers

Apr 27
Billy Barr's Colorado cabin in the woods is home to one of the world's most valuable -- and unexpected -- troves of scientific data. Barr has been measuring snow depth and how much groundwater it produces since 1974.

Michio Kaku on Identifying Potential Asteroid Risks

Michio Kaku on Identifying Potential Asteroid Risks

Apr 21
The Earth will have a close encounter Wednesday with a massive asteroid nicknamed "The Rock."

Florida Tests Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes to Kill Off Bugs

Florida Tests Bacteria-Infected Mosquitoes to Kill Off Bugs

By Jennifer Kay | Apr 20
Thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes were released in the wild Tuesday near Key West, testing a new way to kill mosquitoes that carry Zika and other viruses.

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