Conflict & Justice

Strands of Evidence: Hair Forensics

What you eat ends up in your hair. Scientists in the US and Europe have used this basic idea to devise a sort of hair-based GPS tracking system. Law enforcement agencies are now using this technique to solve crimes. NOVA's Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Small town in New York reveling in new, community-owned department store

Saranac Lake lost its only department store in 2002. When that happened, locals had to travel 50 miles to buy socks or sheets. So they banded together, made a plan and late last year they opened a community-owned department store. They're happy to say that they're selling more than they projected they would at this point in time.