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Researchers can now pilot a quadcopter through an obstacle course using only their thoughts.
But the robot interface is just a demonstration. They envision similar systems allowing quadriplegics and amputees to control assistive devices and prostheses.
Discover more on NOVA Next: http://to.pbs.org/14PmDqd
June 19, 2013 at 5:00 pm
Become a part of PBS's LATINO AMERICANS project by sharing your story online: http://to.pbs.org/11dn0J3
Latino Americans is a landmark three-part, six-hour documentary series that is set to air nationally on PBS in the fall of 2013. It is a story of immigration and redemption, of anguish and celebration, of the gradual construction of a new American identity that connects and empowers millions of peop...
June 19, 2013 at 10:00 am
Play Antiques Roadshow's monthly Appraise it Yourself interactive video game and enter for a chance to win a signed ROADSHOW poster.
Play our monthly Appraise it Yourself interactive video game and enter for a chance to win a signed ROADSHOW poster. Also check out official contest rules, learn more about our prizes, and see all the high scores.
June 19, 2013 at 2:00 am
This Day in History: on this day in 1983, at the age of 32, astronaut Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. After the voyage, Sally Ride received many honors for her contributions to the field of science and space exploration. In May 2012, Sally Ride became the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.
On July 23, 2012, Sally Ride died at the age of 61 after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Learn more about her from PBS NewsHour: http://to.pbs.org/19N3Jra
June 18, 2013 at 8:00 pm
A new "It's Okay to be Smart" episode: It seems like every week someone tells us how the internet and the digital age are overloading our brains.
Learn about science that show how paying attention can be a bad thing, and then some science about how paying attention can be a very helpful thing.
Special cameos by Hank Green and PBS Idea Channel's Mike Rugnetta.
Click here to SUBSCRIBE and get more great science, it's FREE! -- http://dft.ba/-iotbs_sub It seems like every week someone tells us how the internet and the...
June 18, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Take a look at what's coming to you on PBS this summer.
What looks good to you here?
Come to the one place that can take you anyplace! PBS is your destination for mystery, discovery and celebration all summer long, with new shows from your fa...
June 18, 2013 at 9:59 am
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