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Science, Tech & Environment

In Sandy's wake, Scientists Explore Links Between Warming Arctic and Extreme Weather

Months before both this year's record Arctic ice melt and Hurricane Sandy, a climatologist identified changing weather patterns that suggest links between the two seemingly separate events. Sam Eaton reports from New Jersey. In the first of two special reports for The World and the PBS program NOVA, Sam Eaton reports from New Jersey.

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Norman Borlaug's life and legacy

PRI's The World speaks with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute, about the life and career of Norman Borlaug, a scientist whose work developing high-yield crops earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He died this past weekend.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a Canadian town where severe winter storms hit unexpectedly. A group of international finance ministers is meeting there this weekend. The answer is Iqaluit, Nunavut. Chris Windeyer reports for the Nunatsiaq News.