It’s only a matter of time before a big comet or asteroid is on a collision course with Earth. Will scientists discover it, and be able to do something about it, ahead of time? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien talks to NASA astronomers who troll for trouble in the sky. Continue reading →
Jean Tirole, of the University of Toulouse, France, won the Nobel Prize in economics Monday for his work on markets and regulation. Although his name might not be well-known in the U.S., his work has been recognized as some of the most applicable “real-world” economics research in decades.
There’s been an increase in stubbornly hard-to-treat urinary tract infections, and Dr. Lance Price is testing to see whether supermarket meat may be the cause. FRONTLINE investigates whether the antibiotics farmers give animals are making humans sicker.