Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Desperately Seeking a Cure for Alzheimer's

Thursday, December 12, 2013

More than 5 million Americans suffer with Alzheimer’s disease and by 2050 that number is expected to nearly triple. All this week, our partner WGBH has been exploring efforts by leadi...

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Archaeologists Uncover Buddha's Birthplace

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

For a few years, archaeologists have been excavating a site in Nepal that is said to be Buddha's birthplace. And they now say that they've found evidence of a Buddhist shrine there th...

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JPMorgan's Efforts to Influence China's Ruling Elite

Thursday, November 14, 2013

JPMorgan Chase secretly recruited the daughter of China's former prime minister, Wen Jiabao, as part of a bigger strategy to gain influence with the country's ruling elite and promote...


Negotiating Lasting Peace In Syria: Lessons From Bosnia & Kosovo

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Efforts to end the long-running conflict in Syria have proved elusive. Retired Ambassador Wolfgang Petritsch was the European Union’s chief negotiator at the Kosovo Peace Agreement ta...


Supreme Court to Hear Two Pivotal Union Cases

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Supreme Court will hear arguments today over a strategy commonly used by unions to organize workers. The practice involves pressuring an employer to sign a "neutrality agreement."...

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A New Career for Jeopardy Supercomputer Watson

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

What's Watson been up to since becoming a champion on “Jeopardy!” back in 2011? It turns out that IBM's supercomputer has been busy helping cancer patients, and medical students to be...


The Latest Cutting-Edge "Stuff" in Science & Technology Innovation

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

David Pogue hosts the NOVA series "Making Stuff," which begins tonight at 9 PM Eastern on PBS with the episode “Making Stuff: Faster.” Other episodes in the series, produced by our pa...

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How America's Superheroes Conquered the World

Thursday, October 10, 2013

How did Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and so many other famous American superheroes emerge from a niche comic book industry created to escape the woes of the Great Depression? The Ta...

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Here's What Happens When You Take on the NRA: You Lose

Thursday, September 19, 2013

It is uncertain if the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard will revive the debate about tougher gun control measures. Some states have passed stricter firearms laws, but a recen...

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Did Egypt’s Military Ever Stop Running Egypt?

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

In June 2012, Egypt saw its first democratically elected president: Mohammed Morsi. But just one year later, President Morsi was overthrown and Egypt’s military was back in charge. Th...


Architect David Childs on One World Trade Center as Symbol of Resilience

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Following the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001, many people voiced strong and often conflicting opinions about what would be an appropriate way to rebuild New York’s World Tr...

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Syrian Refugees Flood Jordan

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

According to the UNHCR, the number of Syrians registered as refugees or awaiting registration as refugees has now passed the 2 million mark. Of the 2 million Jordan has taken in more ...


British Lawmaker Calls for Second Vote on Syria

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Last week, British parliament voted against military intervention in Syria. The vote was a blow to Prime Minister David Cameron and to some British lawmakers who support an internatio...


Why Bacteria Can Be Good for Us

Thursday, August 22, 2013

We have long been fighting bacteria with a whole host of anti-bacterial sprays, soaps, and sanitizers. But when it comes down to it, there is no escaping the 100 trillion bacterial ce...

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Opposition in Syria Claim Chemical Attacks Killed Hundreds

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Syrian opposition activists have accused the Syrian government of launching chemical weapons attacks and killing hundreds in areas close to the capital of Damascus overnight. The Syri...


High-Tech Tools in Cars are Distracting for Drivers

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Car manufacturers are increasingly offering more and more ways for drivers to stay connected online even while driving. But could cars with cutting edge voice-activated hands-free sys...

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Report Finds Serious Safety Concerns at Assisted Living Homes

Monday, July 29, 2013

The assisted living industry is a multibillion-dollar business. An investigation of the largest assisted living company in the country by FRONTLINE and ProPublica has found legal viol...

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Mandela Day In South Africa and the U.S.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Today, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, is also known as “Mandela Day.” It's a day when people are encouraged to volunteer 67 minutes of their time - that's one minute for each year that Ma...


Senator Rand Paul on the NSA Scandal & Military Sexual Assault

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul is backing New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand in her effort to curb sexual assault cases inside the military. Paul’s backing could prove critic...

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New Revelations Come to Light in Boston Strangler Saga

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

One of America's longest-running murder mysteries may now be coming to a close as the Boston Strangler case comes one step closer to being solved. Albert DeSalvo had confessed to bein...

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