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Nathalie Cabrol
May 28, 2016

Nathalie Cabrol: Alien hunter

Nathalie Cabrol is a planetary scientist at the SETI Institute and the director of the Carl Sagan Center. It’s here where she searches for signs of microbial life on Mars.

May 17, 2016

This week on Full Frame: Visionaries

What makes a visionary? For some, it’s the passion for innovation. For others, it’s seeing opportunities to make a difference where the rest of us may have already given up.

Ryan Corcoran
April 30, 2016

Ryan Corcoran: Goals for your life bucket list

What are your goals in life? What would you love to explore in this world, and with whom would you like to share that experience? And what if you could keep track of all of that information in one “awesome” place?

Alex Radelich
April 30, 2016

Alex Radelich: Pursuing kindness

In the spring of 2012, then-college student, Alex Radelich, couldn’t have imagined that watching a movie would forever change his life. But, thanks to one line, it did.

Pelenise Alofa
April 23, 2016

Pelenise Alofa: Losing paradise

The remote, low-lying South Pacific island nation of Kiribati is facing a “life-or-death” situation. With few natural resources and poor infrastructure, it’s plagued by rising sea levels, water contamination and pollution.

April 13, 2016

This week on Full Frame: Embracing resilience

“Adapting to adversity”. Resilience is the ability to do just that, to roll with the punches despite the challenges before you. Could resilience help build a better world? Rather than “reacting” would we be better off taking deliberate, planned and proactive risks?

Bob Ezrin
April 9, 2016

Bob Ezrin: Heavy metal meets Mongolian folk music

What happens when you pair one of the most talented and celebrated music producers in the world with a traditional Mongolian group — which has a little more than a hint of heavy metal? The end product of this union may just put the band […]

Jeffrey Patchen and May Lee
February 8, 2016

This week on Full Frame: Celebrating Spring Festival

The United States is a place where people from around the world have brought their traditions and celebrations with them, including the Chinese. Cultural exchange between the two countries can also bring us closer and benefit both nations.

January 23, 2016

Full Frame: Marianna Palka on facing fear

To know or not to know? For Scottish‐born actress and filmmaker Marianna Palka, that was the question. After watching her father deteriorate in the throes of Huntington’s Disease, she made the brave and life‐altering decision to undergo testing to see if she too inherited the […]

January 23, 2016

Full Frame: Kevin Briggs on the leap not taken

After the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge in China, the Golden Gate Bridge, in San Francisco, is the second-most used suicide site in the world.  But retired California Highway Patrol Sergeant Kevin Briggs is responsible for saving hundreds from taking that leap.

January 19, 2016

This week on Full Frame: Outsmarting genetics

  Illnesses can sometimes run in families.  Inherited genetic mutations can increase a person’s risk of developing different diseases – from cancer to mental disorders. But now, relatively new genetic testing is changing the way these illnesses are diagnosed and treated.