Who or what was responsible for the worst economic crisis since the 1920s? Could it have been prevented? That is what the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission set to find out when they interviewed over 700 people. Today they release their 576 page report.
Tens of thousands of Egpytians took to the streets yesterday to call for the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak. The rallies turned violent as protesters clashed with security forces, leaving at least six people dead and many more woulded.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama talking about needing to start investing in math and science in America in order to stay ahead. Takeaway listeners weighed in on why they were (or were not) drawn to these subjects in school.
Toby Smith is vice president for Policy at the Association of American Universities and co-author of the book "Beyond Sputnik: U.S. Science Policy in the 21st century." He examines why we still need good science to stay ahead.
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