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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.

Global 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.

Science, Tech & Environment

Update on missing Air France jet

Correspondent Anita Elash reports on the latest in the investigation into the disappearance of an Air France airliner yesterday. 228 people were onboard. Brazil's Air Force says search planes discovered some debris floating in the Atlantic Ocean today, though it's not yet clear whether it's from the missing jet.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the name of a city in Scotland where scientists and musicians have gotten together to recreate an ancient trumpet called the lituus. The answer is Edinburgh.