Despite medical experts and the WHO raising the alarm over coronavirus, world leaders — particularly in the Western world — must do more to show they are taking the threat seriously, says epidemiologist Marcel Salathé.
DNA testing is making it possible for thousands of families to recover and identify the skeletal remains of loved ones decades after they were murdered or disappeared. But some families are traumatized and distressed by these discoveries.
As more people embrace a xenophobic and anti-immigrant worldview, it is fueling hostility and violence toward those deemed “outsiders” — whether because of their religion, skin color or national origin.
All of the Nuremberg trials were recorded on 1,942 gramophone records but using a needle to play them — to digitize them — could also damage them. So, a scientist found a way to use photos to create sound.
You need a pretty big battery to drive an electric car for hundreds of miles a day. That's what participants in the 'Zero Emissions Race' did. The race began last August and ended today in a Swiss city that we want you to name…
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Basel, Switzerland. The city was home to Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, who died yesterday. The World's David Leveille reports that Hofmann's discovery of LSD remains controversial.
The European Soccer Championships gets under way this weekend in Austria and Switzerland. Anchor Lisa Mullins has details on a Swiss plan to head off any potential bad behavior at the games. Swiss police have sent a letter to about 300 known "hooligans," warning them to behave.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Geneva, Switzerland. The world's newest particle accelerator laboratory called the Large Hadron Collider is located near Geneva. Lisa Mullins speaks with Kate McAlpine, a science writer with the project and the author of a rap music video that explains the collider's goals.