The earthquake that struck China's central region yesterday is the deadliest the country has seen since 1976. We talk with Roger Bilham, professor of geological sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder, about how both natural and man-made factors created such devastation.
The World's Matt Bell reports on the Chinese government's rescue efforts following yesterday's massive earthquake: the government has quickly mobilized troops and assistance - and these efforts have received huge coverage by Chinese news media.
The battle over global warming is being fought over a large white mammal--the polar bear. When the Department of Interior makes the decision--by May 15, 2008, a judge has decreed--the polar bear could be the first mammal protected for global warming concerns.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with energy analyst and author Michael Klare about the global appetite energy economy; Klare's new books is titled, "Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy.ï¿½
Kenyan farmers are troubled by their newest neighbors ï¿½ elephants: a growing elephant population is destroying crops and creating violent confrontations, as Jessica Partnow reports on a plan to reign in the pachyderms.
Faith talks to NYU psychologist Gary Marcus about why he thinks the brain is more a cobbled-together product of evolutionary tinkering than some ideal natural design, as explained in his new book "Kluge."