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Self-Driving Cars: The Road Ahead (#901H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Self-driving cars are no longer the stuff of science fiction. Audi, Google, Tesla and other companies are taking dozens of prototype vehicles onto the road in California and other states. But before they can take off with consumers, big hurdles need to be overcome.
- KQED World: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 12:30pm
- KQED World: Sun, Jan 22, 2017 -- 5:00pm
Next Meal: Engineering Food (#701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Discover how genetically engineered crops are made, their pros and cons, and what the future might hold for research and regulations such as labeling. In a half-hour special, QUEST Northern California explores genetically engineered crops in the wake of Proposition 37, the November 2012 initiative that would have required foods containing genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled in California.
From Farm to Fork to Fuel (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Discover innovative approaches for producing and maximizing our food resources. Explore how a Milwaukee farmer feeds a growing urban population, discover strategies for reducing food waste in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, and go behind the scenes at a North Carolina facility that turns cooking grease into fuel. Plus, check out gardens on wheels in Omaha, Nebraska.
Chasing Beetles, Finding Darwin (#301H) Duration: 26:04 STEREO TVG
It's been 150 years since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. Yet his ideas remain as central to scientific exploration as ever. QUEST follows researchers who are still unlocking the mysteries of evolution, like entomologist David Kavanaugh, who predicted that a new beetle species would be found on the Trinity Alps. Find out if his prediction came true.
Restoring America's Waters (#705H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Find out how the health of America's waterways is being restored. Follow scientists and fishermen as they team up to rebuild North Carolina's deteriorating oyster reefs. Battle algae blooms with Lake Erie researchers and discover how the largest dam removal project in U.S. history is providing hope for Washington state's salmon. Plus, discover an Ohio artist who turns coal mine run-off into works of art.
Hog Wild/Amateur Astronomers (#312H) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG
Wild pigs are overrunning the Bay Area's parks and open spaces and QUEST meets the amateur stargazers in the Bay Area who are making important observations about the cosmos.