In Japan, a rapidly aging population and declining birth rate are creating a crisis. Without enough people to fill jobs and care for the elderly, could robots step up to fill the gap? Could they even become, as some robotics engineers hope, “better than human?” CBSN Originals takes you into the heart of Japan’s looming population collapse, and examines the robot solutions they hope will preserve their unique culture.
CBSN Originals explores the intricate world of gender, beyond him or her.
More than 700,000 Rohingya men, women and children have been ejected from Myanmar’s Rakhine state, and now huddle in an enormous refugee camp in Bangladesh -- the biggest in the world. The fear that stoked this ethnic cleansing was inflamed by a surge in affordable new technology, and the social media platforms that came with it quickened the spread of dangerous propaganda.
CBSN Originals documents the lives of struggling Americans in Erie, Pa. CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas explores the landscape of this once-proud town, and sees and hears firsthand the heavy emotional toll that years of layoffs and economic strife have taken on its residents.