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21st Century Science, Part Two (aired 11/24/2005)
Human cloning, stem-cell research, global warming, and so-called “Intelligent Design” are only a few of the countless issues that seem to intertwine science, morality, commerce, and politics. Where is the balance? What is the role of the government in guiding scientific discovery?
21st Century Science, Part One (aired 11/17/2005)
In the 21st century, scientific advances may help people live longer lives, be smarter, stronger, and even happier. Most every day we hear about designer babies, miracle cures, you name it — thanks mostly to genetic engineering. But despite the promised benefits, some opponents believe science is going too far and should be strictly regulated. Politics intervene. What are the moral and ethical controversies surrounding genetic science?
Opting Out - Mothers and the Workforce (aired 2/19/2004)
Many women who came of age in the politically charged 1960s and 1970s fought for equal standing in the workplace, both for themselves and for their daughters. But now it seems many successful and well-qualified women are rejecting the fast track for the so-called mommy track. Choosing to leave the workplace for full-time parenting at home. What’s going on? Is the workplace failing to meet the needs of working mothers? Or is stay at home motherhood now being seen as just one of many life choices?
What Do We Know About the Bible? (aired 4/17/2003)
Recently an Israeli antiquities collector revealed the existence of a stone artifact inscribed with the words "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus." The discovery set off a storm of controversy among archeologists, historians, and biblical scholars. What is science - once the scourge of religion - now telling us about the people and culture of Biblical times? Can the Bible serve as both a book of religious faith as well as historical facts?
Talking about Evolution with Richard Dawkins (aired 10/18/2001)
Think Tank discusses Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution with Richard Dawkins, one of the world’s leading scientists, as he compares the theory that humans evolved from more simple organisms with the theory of creationism.
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