President Barack Obama has proposed opening up new areas for offshore drilling, including in the Atlantic. For this month's Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss the prospects for finding oil and gas offshore, and the environmental and safety concerns.
Scientists are now able to manipulate matter at a molecular level and are working to create tiny mechanisms that have the potential to bring about the next technological revolution. A panel talks about the technology and how it could transform a range of scientific fields.
- James Ellenbogan principal scientist, nanosystems group, Mitre Corporation
- Ellen Williams physics professor at University of Maryland
- Don Eigler IBM Almaden Research Center
- Carlo Montemagno professor of bioengineering at Cornell University
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