Thursday, Jun 04 12 p.m. (ET)

Fixing the High School Dropout Crisis

Nearly one in three American high school students drops out before earning a diploma -- and the numbers look worse in big cities and minority communities. President Obama says the dropout rate is a prescription for economic decline and...

Thursday, Jun 04 1 p.m. (ET)

Patenting Genes

The genetic material in our cells make us who we are. But since 1982, the U.S. Patent and Trade Office has issued tens of thousands of patents to private companies for gene-related products. The biotechnology industry says these patents...

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