This week on The Monitor: The new seed vault looks exactly like Superman's arctic HQ. Robots are coming to a war near you, and we might all be annihliated by an asteroid in 2036. Plus, bacteriophages vs. MRSA.
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Episode 1: Facebook Sociology and Dog Bark Translations (1/24/2008)
Episode 2: Free Will, Death, Brains (2/6/2008)
Episode 3: Malaria, Physicists, Video Game Science, Cousin Love (2/13/2008)
Episode 4: Dinosaurs, Hot or Not Psychology, Ocean Temperatures and Virtual Surgery (2/19/2008)
Episode 5: Digg makes you Dumb and an AAAS Roundup (2/26/08)