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The Patriot Act and IU Research

The effect of the Patriot Act and other new federal regulations on IU research. The university has halted at least one researcher’s project partly because of the new regulations. We explore concerns about academic freedom in the wake of more oversight on biological agents.

Bedford Native Ken Bowersox to Head Space Station Mission

Bedford native Ken Bowersox is headed back into space as the commander of NASA’s mission to the international space station. Bowersox will more than double his career time in space on this trip, logging at least four months on the station. We visit with Bowersox and his mother, who speaks about her son’s latest mission from her home in Bedford.


The IU Jewish student center’s concerns with a U.S. News and World Report story; the head of the state family and social services administration visits Ellettsville’s Endwright Center to call for more places like it; and one of the world’s largest magnets arrives in Bloomington.