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Arts, Culture & Media

Carbon dating forensics

Researchers in Sweden have come up with a technique to use radioactive carbon in the atmosphere, to figure out the age of unidentified dead bodies. The scientists measure levels of carbon-14 in teeth. The World's David Baron has the story.

Global Politics

Clinton in Russia for talks

Hillary Clinton met with her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow. At a joint news conference, the two said that there has been considerable progress to reduce their nuclear arsenals. The World's Matthew Bell takes a closer look.

Global Politics

US missiles and Iran

The Pentagon says it's expanding land and sea-based missile defense systems in and around the Persian Gulf. The moves are intended to counter what the U-S considers a growing missile threat from Iran. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

Stuxnet virus threat is real

Iran discovered a malicious computer attack that appears to target its nuclear targets. But industry insiders believe the so-called computer worm Stuxnet actually did not do what it was intended for. The World technology correspondent Clark Boyd reports.