Changing public attitudes have led to a decline in U.S. soda sales. But health expert Marion Nestle believes many people still consume unhealthy amounts of sugary drinks. She argues beverage companies are spending millions on research that misleads consumers.
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
Most Recent Shows
Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates was just named a MacArthur Fellow. A conversation with Coates about the devastating effect of mass incarceration on black families and his recent memoir about growing up in inner-city Baltimore.
For this month's Environmental Outlook: Ten years ago, Israel experienced a prolonged drought that forced the country to come up with a strategy to address water scarcity. What its experience could teach an increasingly water-starved planet.
Russia is sending what it calls "volunteer" troops to Syria, and its airstrikes have targeted CIA-backed rebels. We look at Russia's support of the Assad regime and escalating concerns over a possible U.S.-Russia proxy war in Syria.