May 26, 2006

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Bioplastic becoming a real competitor

May 26, 2006
Most of the plastic in this country is made from petroleum, a nonrenewable source. But it doesn't have to be. A company in Nebraska is making an innovative plastic — from corn. Sarah Gardner reports.

Toxic ships

May 26, 2006
Miranda Kennedy reports on one of India's most hazardous jobs: ship scrapping.

Job Files: Pub owner

May 26, 2006
This installment of the Job Files visits a pub owner in Kent, England.

Real-life cloak of invisibility

May 26, 2006
It may sound like science fiction, but researchers yesterday reported it could be possible to make things invisible. Janet Babin looks at some of the commercial implications.

Enron legacy

May 26, 2006
Newly-convicted Enron executives Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling both plan to appeal, but whatever happens the case has changed the legal landscape for corporations. Alisa Roth reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC