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Health & Medicine

Scientists discover a potent new antibiotic

Antibiotics, among the most extraordinary drugs of the last hundred years, mostly come from a very ordinary source: dirt. But that source has been slowly exhausted, since 99 percent of the microbes in dirt can't be cultured in a lab. Now, a group of scientists has developed a new technique for cultivating bacteria on their home turf, so to speak: right in the dirt, where they grow best. The results are a game-changer.

Arts, Culture & Media

''Enlighten Up''

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with filmmaker Kate Churchill and journalist Nick Rosen about their experience making the documentary, "Enlightened Up!" Churchill, a yoga devotee, followed Nick, a yoga skeptic, for six months as he explored the world of yoga here and in India.