Missing DNA in Apes
Watch this video about humans and apes on HowStuffWorks. Researchers have found a new connection between humans and apes that may explain why human brains have grown so much larger. Learn about the missing DNA in apes in this video from ScienCentral.
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GM Crops and Food Safe for Use
GM Crops and Food Safe for Use; Di Ciero Confident in Tests and Research. Brazilian researcher Dr. Luciana Di Ciero describes the process used to test and evaluate genetically modified (GM) foods and crops, and shares her confidence in the safety of biotech products available today.
Pollution Effects Poor Countries
Scientists have totaled up the cost of damage to the world\'s environment during the past 40 years. The study shows that the world\'s poorest countries have been stuck with more than their share of the bill.
Most Outrageous: Largest Home Aquarium
This isn't your grandma's goldfish bowl! It may look like an exhibit at your local aquarium, but it's actually the largest home aquarium. Watch this video from Animal Planet's "Most Outrageous."
Genetically Modifed Advantages Inherent in Seed
GM Advantages Inherent in Seed; Research Activity in 40 Crops Says Runge. Dr. C. Ford Runge, an agricultural economist focused on trade, discusses the growing role of plant biotechnology in the poorest developing countries as well as the global crop economy.
Transgenic Corn Helps Spanish Farmer
Transgenic Corn Helps Spanish Farmer; Arazo Cites Better Yield, Less Pesticide. Miguel Arazo explains how transgenic corn has improved his farm operation -- enabling him to eliminate crop loss due to insects such as the corn borer while reducing the use of pesticides.
Deadliest Catch: Phil Collapses
As the Cornelia Marie crew is finishing an off-load, engineer Steve Ward discovers that Captain Phil has collapsed in his stateroom.
Borlaug Notes Proven Success
Borlaug Notes Proven Success; GM Crops Help Meet Demand for More Food. Dr. Norman Borlaug, Nobel Laureate and leader of the Green Revolution, shares his views on the benefits and safety of genetically modified (GM) crops to increase food production while preserving the environment.
On TLC's series "Understanding," people spend thousands on freezing themselves via cryogenics. They hope that scientists will be able to unfreeze them and revive them in the future.
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The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute doubles as a center for troubled cranes, and researchers hope their breeding efforts could help the massive birds avoid extinction. Jorge Ribas visits the facility.
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A gaggle of geese float down the Colorado River and onto a giant, man-made wave. Are they surfing or just trying to survive (or maybe a little bit of both)? Jorge Ribas gets the answer.