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Colleges warm up to tuition freezes to keep students in-state (from PBS NewsHour)
As the recession squeezed state budgets, the Obama administration made college affordability one of its signature issues, often pointing out that while average tuition at public universities rose 300 percent in the last 30 years, the average family’s income rose just 16 percent. Now that states are…
August 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Spraying planes with tiny microsensors could make flying safer, more economical, and more efficient than ever before. (from NOVA Next)
A team at BAE Systems is developing tiny microsensors that could eventually be spray-painted onto planes, creating a sensitive
August 27, 2014 at 12:00 pm
From PBS NewsHour: How American companies change their address to avoid corporate taxes
In the past three years, 22 American companies have relocated outside U.S. borders, usually through mergers with or purchases of a foreign company. That move...
August 27, 2014 at 8:58 am
Through the Sidney Kimmel Foundation, philanthropist Sidney Kimmel has donated more than $300 million to support cancer research. Learn more on The Story of Cancer's Producers' Blog: #CancerFillm
Through the Sidney Kimmel Foundation, billionaire philanthropist Sidney Kimmel has donated more than $300 million to support cancer research, treatment and prevention efforts. Share + August 22, 2014A Billionaire on a Mission Related Content A Special Bond How to be a Fly on the Wall The Faces of…
August 27, 2014 at 1:38 am
There's been a fatality in Victoria Frankenstein MD's lab and Iggy is devastated. Watch episode 5 of #FrankensteinMD below.
And watch as Victoria demonstrates optogenetics with a rat.
(from PBS Digital Studios)
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August 26, 2014 at 10:00 pm
Glad for a little help from Count Von Count to count the Emmys for Sherlock on MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre).
It all adds up!
August 26, 2014 at 5:32 pm
Between the coasts of North Carolina and Massachusetts, hundreds of sea-floor plumes are releasing a powerful greenhouse gas.
And some of them have been active for a millenium or more. (from NOVA Next)
An unexpected discovery of methane plumes off the East Coast of the United States could help scientists answer important questions regarding climate change.
August 26, 2014 at 4:00 pm
We were very happy about this week's Primetime Emmy results, as you might expect. Here are the details (and congrats to all the winners!)
PBS programs were honored with the second-most Emmy® Awards of any network, tied with CBS. On Monday, August 25, PBS received three Primetime Emmy® Awards, for MASTERPIECE “Sherlock: His Last Vow.” These awards join an additional eight Creative Arts Primetime Emmys that PBS won on September 16. MASTERPIECE “Sherlock: His Last Vow” received an overall total of seven Emmy® Awards - the highest among all programs.
August 26, 2014 at 2:26 pm
From It's Okay To Be Smart -- what is the world's deadliest animal?
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August 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm
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