Major Walter Reed's discovery in 1900 that mosquitoes spread yellow fever halted an outbreak and led to the disease's eventual eradication.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
A Utah farm boy builds a prototype for a television, but is thwarted by movie studio executives wanting to control the technology.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The effort of pioneering researchers to conceive babies through in vitro fertilization.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
A gripping tale of medical intervention gone awry, and one of the most barbaric mistakes of modern medicine.