Researchers from the Arizona State University Biodesign Center for Applied Structural Discovery are going to conduct research in outer space to better understand the inner workings of a cancer-linked protein, known as Taspase 1. Working with NASA and the National Cancer Institute, the ASU team plans to grow crystals in microgravity to prepare proteins for study with the aim of developing drugs that fight cancer with fewer side effects. We talk with Jose Martin Garcia, Assistant Research Scientist at ASU.
Join violinist Scott Yoo for "Great Performances: Now Hear This," on Fridays at 8 p.m. The 4-part miniseries merges music, storytelling, travel and culture, as he chases the secret histories of some of the greatest music ever written.
On Saturday nights at 8 p.m., Detective Jack Mooney of "Death in Paradise" is really starting to get to know the people and places of Saint Marie – to a degree that surprises some of his colleagues.
Historian Ed Ayers takes viewers to the sites of complex and evocative chapters in American history, where new stories are being written — one tour, one museum, one play, one protest at a time.