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Oceanographer Sylvia Earle bears witness to troubling changes in our oceans in the documentary Mission Blue.
Now that federal funds have dried up, Florida's Aquarius undersea lab faces an uncertain future.
James Cameron, Sylvia Earle, and John McCosker talk about the sights and creatures of the deep ocean.
Are there some challenges that are beyond us, despite money, intelligence, and desire?
Ira talks with ocean explorer Sylvia Earle about the state of the world's oceans, and what actions need to be taken to protect them from catastrophic damage.
An update to the Google Earth program adds new data on the rest of the planet -- the oceans.
A worldwide effort is underway to perform a census of the world's oceans, pulling into one location information about species from around the world. We'll check in on the progress of the project.
An new thermal infrared camera might make crime scene investigations easier.
Can samples of the bacteria on a person's hands be enough to identify them?
Fifty years later, forensic scientists apply modern tech to the JFK assassinatio...
A new book traces the early history of blood transfusions.
Forensic anthropologist and writer Kathy Reichs talks about her new novel "Bones...
\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.