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by Maria Finitzo
Mapping Stem Cell Research brings the stem cell debate to the forefront and examines the constantly evolving interplay between the promise of new discoveries, the controversy of modern science, and the courage of people living with devastating disease and injury.
by Greg Pak
In this parable about change, a jaded government undersecretary becomes the unwitting test subject for an experimental program to curb global warming.
by Tanuj Chopra
When a woman in mourning encounters a mysterious wandering service android, she is forced to redefine its conceptions of humanity, relationships, and family.
by David Kaplan and Eric Zimmerman
Society’s obsession with video and online gaming has advanced to the point that virtual environments are indistinguishable from physical ones.
by Larry Adelman
Uncovering the history of race, the "science" that justified it, and how these beliefs have taken hold of our imaginations, this documentary series deconstructs the concept of race, demonstrating how it is a biological myth and a social invention.
by Chris Paine
In 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same car companies that built them. Today, less than five years later, the electric car is back ... with a vengeance.
by Andrea Torrice
Personal stories of Pacific Islander students, fishermen, elders, scientists, and farmers put a human face on the international climate change debate.
by Alex Rivera
A new breed of labor robot works at a bar, his mission is to excel at his new job while avoiding human injury, he soon learns that this may be impossible.
by Lynn Smith
This animated film, which uses crayon drawings on glass, offers a playful interpretation of Carl Sandburg's poem "Arithmetic," and includes a joyful and musical reading by the poet himself.
by Berit Madsen
Sepideh wants to become an astronaut, but how will this be possible for a young Iranian girl? She doesn't stop to ask herself this question, she is far too busy living her adventure.
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