Sam Roberts

Mar. 22, 2013

Grand Central: An Engine of Scientific Innovation

Standard time zones and electric trains were both pioneered at New York's Grand Central Terminal.

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\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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