We dive into the world of cheese, from the microbes that help make it, to the chemistry that gives processed cheese its properties. Plus, some of the week's science stories.
Failure of the first uterus transplant in a patient in the United States, and an outside-the-box approach to coping with rising sea levels.
Ophthalmologists Lisa Park and Anne Sumers address queries about eyes and vision.
Microbiologist Rachel Dutton discusses the bacterial battle behind the tastes and textures of cheese.
Researchers used stem cells to grow eye tissues in petri dishes and regenerate lenses inside of the body.
Are the walls of Van Goghs Bedroom blue, or violet? A chemist shares the results of a scientific investigation into Van Goghs palette. Then, a look at the science of cheese. And will an FCC proposal expand how consumers access pay-TV services?
How does NASA plan to protect the planet against an asteroid or comet strike? Then, Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson argues that we must set aside half the planet for nature.