In the early 2000s, the United States resettled thousands of Somali Bantu, a group of marginalized tribes who have faced years of discrimination. Nearly 20 years later, many of their adult children are facing the unimaginable: deportation to Somalia.
Geography, it turns out, is a key determiner in whether low-income children can improve their socio-economic status by the time they become adults. That's a key finding of a new research report from researchers at Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley.
The town we're looking for in Friday's Geo Quiz lies about halfway between Reno, Nevada, and Salt Lake City, Utah. It's where the World Human Powered Speed Challenge is due to take place in September.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that companies cannot patent parts of naturally-occurring human genes, a decision with the potential to profoundly affect the emerging and lucrative medical and biotechnology industries.
Big data has been the catchphrase of the week since the story broke about NSA surveillance. But what exactly is big data and what does the collection of big data mean for the future? Anchor Marco Werman talks with author, Viktor Mayer-Schonberger.
When four Mormons went on their mission trips to China, they unlocked a passion for Chinese music. They learned new instruments that have allowed them to present a completely different type of music from anything heard in the United States.
Between their religion and their generally conservative culture, Mitt Romney ought to have a lock on their vote. But many in the Latino Mormon community are torn between voting for a fellow Mormon — and their dislike of his immigration policies.
What you eat ends up in your hair. Scientists in the US and Europe have used this basic idea to devise a sort of hair-based GPS tracking system. Law enforcement agencies are now using this technique to solve crimes. NOVA's Ari Daniel Shapiro reports.
As the Republican Party prepares to nominate its first Mormon candidate for president next week, there's growing interest in Mormon practice -- especially young Mormons serving missions around the world. Though numbers are down from the 1990s, many young Church members are still going abroad.
As the Republican Party prepares to nominate its first Mormon candidate for president next week, there's growing interest in Mormon practice, especially young Mormons serving missions around the world.