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NASA scientist John Grunsfeld gives a preview of the Mars Curiosity mission, from the landing’s ‘seven minutes of terror’ to the plans for the exploration ahead.
From the psychology of trash talk to frustrated magnets, a new book asks if science can explain life's annoyances.
From dramatic new stem cell techniques to new ideas about cosmic rays, 2007 had plenty of scientific surprises. Join Ira and guests for a look back at the top science stories of the year.
Researchers report that they have been able to extract embryonic stem cells from cloned monkey embryos.
Are you a late merger? You might be on to something. Ira speaks with Tom Vanderb...
More computerized features in your car mean more hacking vulnerabilities.
Carmakers are teaming up to develop fuel cell cars. Is the time right for the te...
A new book looks at the people and history behind America’s superhighways.
When you put your car in drive and press the pedal to the metal, how much of wha...
New Jersey's main arteries are two of the most congested roads in the country--we stop in at the state's brand new Traffic Management and Technology Center to see how traffic is managed.