MIT's Media Lab is working on a project that could help people in poor countries get their eyes tested using a cellphone. Anchor Marco Werman travelled to the Media Lab to interview researcher Ramesh Raskar.
In South Africa, the government puts limits on life-sustaining kidney dialysis, and that puts medical professionals in a difficult position. Reporter Sheri Fink has the first in a four-part series on health care rationing around the world.
Take your seat now for the Geo Quiz: the sports stadium we'd like you to name this time borrows its name from Rome's famous amphitheater. It's been home to three professional sports teams: The Athletics, the Raiders and the Earthquakes.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Dr. Peter Gleick about China's massive water pollution problems. The Chinese government reported this week that levels of common water pollutants were twice as high as they had previously thought.
South Sudan's government is dependent on foreign non-governmental organizations for many of its functions. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Juba on what the NGOs do in South Sudan, and about concerns that the new country is too dependent on the groups.
China's government this week announced an expanded ban on indoor smoking in public spaces. Tobacco is China's number one source of tax revenue, but prematurely kills more than a million Chinese a year. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.