President Obama says the US must invest in science and technology to stay competitive in today's global economy. The World's Lisa Mullins speaks with Dartmouth business professor Chris Trimble about the role science plays in boosting economic growth.
?Telecommunications isn't a luxury in emergency response. It's core to the mission,? says Paul Margie, US representative for the group Telecoms Sans Frontières (TSF). The World's technology correspondent Clark Boyd speaks with anchor Jeb Sharp.
A state in south west India is on our radar for today's Geo Quiz. This state is famous for its coconuts as well as coconut oil, coconut cake, coconut toddy, coconut water..you get the idea?they go nuts for coconuts.
Oil continues to spew into the Gulf. Oil spills are a global phenomenon. We may be able to learn from previous spills and from the efforts to clean them up. Marco Werman talks with Jay Holcomb of the International Bird Rescue Research Center.
Researchers are developing a robot that they hope will one day provide home care for the elderly. They've enlisted the help of a Sydney performance artist to make the robot seem more human. Correspondent Phil Mercer has the story.
The first man to be freed from the San Jose mine in northern Chile is expected to reach the surface later today. 33 men were trapped in the mine since August 5. Lisa Mullins talks with James Stefanic, operations manager of Geotec Boyles Bros.