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Conflict & Justice

The BBC's Persian channel

The Iranian government has clamped down on foreign media coverage. But it's particularly targeting the BBC's new Persian language TV channel. The World's Laura Lynch looks at why the satellite station is so influential.

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.

Politics

Ambassadors of science

Anchor Marco Werman explores one of the proposals that came out of President Obama's speech: global science envoys. Marco speaks with Vaughan Turekian... head of the Center for Science Diplomacy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science.