PBS NewsHour

Genetics, climate change, space mark the year in science

Clip: 12/20/2018 | 7m 56s Video has closed captioning.

The year has been a major one for scientific milestones and research. As it comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the biggest science stories, for our weekly series the Leading Edge. Miles O’Brien and William Brangham discuss developments in the genetic engineering of humans, the realization of climate change’s immediate impact on weather and a new era of space exploration.

Aired: 12/20/18

Rating: NR

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. …

See All Extras

More Episodes

See All Episodes