Health, Science & Environment Videos
Opera singer’s new lungs
Charity Sunshine Tilleman-Dick, a 29-year-old American soprano, has performed at the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and around the world. A rare disease, idiopathic pulmonary hypertension, demanded she have two double-lung transplants. Despite all odds she continues to sing.
The cicadas are coming
Brood II is making its once every 17-year appearance above ground. Don’t blame the cicadas for the racket, they’re just looking for love.
Counting snakeheads in the Potomac
In a marked change from past efforts, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is working with similar agencies in Maryland and D.C. to monitor four different tributaries and count--not kill--snakeheads.
Feasting on cicadas
D.C. resident Jacques Tiziou has a taste for cicadas. He collects, prepares and eats the young, winged-insects for brunch. (Video from 2004)
HIV-infected infant cured
VIDEO | Doctors say a baby in Mississippi born with HIV is cured after receiving aggressive treatment.
FDA approves artificial retina device
The FDA has approved a new device that could help some people regain part of their sight. Dr. Robert Cykiert, an opthamologist at NYU Langone Medical Center, talks to James Brown and Norah O'Donnell about what new technology means for the blind.