a selection of Monika's video reports for The Wall Street Journal

 

The Overdiagnosis of Cancer in America

The surge of cancer screening in the U.S. has increased the detection of precancerous lesions that are often low-risk. Some experts now argue that cancer is being overdiagnosed. WSJ’s Monika Auger reports.

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Mystery of Death Valley's Moving Stones Solved

For decades, scientists have been trying to solve Death Valley's mystery of the "moving stones." Now, two scientists say they have figured out what makes the rocks move on the desert floor. WSJ's Monika Auger reports.

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NASA Is Considering Deep Sleep for Human Mars Mission

A NASA-backed study is exploring an innovative way to bring humans to Mars: Putting the spaceship crew in a deep sleep while they travel to the Red Planet. WSJ's Monika Auger reports. (Photo: SpaceWorks Enterprises, Inc.)

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Robot Karate Master Built to Replace Humans    

An Atlas robot built by Google-owned Boston Dynamics has been programmed to do karate and replace humans in dangerous situations. WSJ's Monika Auger reports.

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Galaxy With Supermassive Black Hole Discovered

Scientists have made a surprising discovery: A dwarf galaxy with a supermassive black hole at its core. The finding provides clues about other black holes in the universe. WSJ's Monika Auger reports. (Photo: NASA/ESA/D. Coe/G. Bacon)

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Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Brings Exhibit to Alcatraz

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has created an exhibit that opens Saturday on Alcatraz in the San Francisco bay. WSJ's Monika Auger took at look at it.

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NASA Finds Four Ancient Galaxies in Remote Universe

NASA has discovered four unusually bright galaxies as they appeared early on in the universe's existence, more than 13 billion years ago. WSJ' Monika Vosough reports. (Photo: NASA/ESA)

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Flying Robots Play Music Like Rockstars

The startup Kmel Robotics has created flying robots that play musical instruments. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports.

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How Stanford Doctors Use Rodin Art for Diagnosis

Dr. James Chang from the Stanford School of Medicine uses sculptures from 19th-century French artist Auguste Rodin to teach his students the diagnostic process. Stanford's Cantor Arts Center now shows in an exhibition how that works. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports.

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Milky Way May Have Billions of Earth-Like Planets

There could be as many as 40 billion habitable Earth-size planets in the galaxy, according to a new study. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports.

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NASA Image Shows North Korea in the Dark

North Korea has a population of around 24 million people but a photo released by NASA reveals that at night the country is almost completely dark compared to its neighbors China and South Korea. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports. (Photo: NASA)

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Martin Luther King Speechwriter Recounts March on Washington

Former Martin Luther King Jr. adviser and speechwriter Clarence B. Jones talks to WSJ's Monika Vosough about the "I Have a Dream" speech, President Obama and how Dr. King would have reacted to the Trayvon Martin case. (Photo: Getty Images)

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‘Game of Drones’ Trending as Nonlethal Hobby

Unmanned drones may conjure up images of missile strikes, but a group of civilian developers in the U.S. is trying to change that. WSJ’s Monika Vosough reports on drone hobbyists.

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Why Wedding Dresses Are So Expensive

Wedding dresses can cost thousands of dollars and it's not only the production cost that drives up the price. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports on why bridal designers can sell their gowns at high markups. (Photo: iStock/manifeesto)

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Asiana Survivor Recalls the Crash

Eugene Anthony Rah survived the crash of Asiana flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport. He talked to WSJ's Monika Vosough about the moments of the crash and the emotional aftermath.  

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Gay Couple Who Sued in California Gets Married

Two days after the Supreme Court’s decisions on gay marriage, proposition 8 plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier got married in San Francisco Friday after the Ninth Circuit Court cleared the way by lifting the stay that prevented same-sex marriage. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports. (Photo: Getty Images)

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The Top Twitter Moments of 2012

What were the top Twitter stories of the year and who sent out the most retweeted message? WSJ's Monika Vosough went to Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco to find out what the social network's data says. (Photo: Getty Images)

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will.i.am Raps About Super Bowl 2013

Musician will.i.am checks in with WSJ's Monika Vosough at Macworld to talk about technology and his favorite gadget. And while he's at it, he performs a freestyle rap about the Super Bowl 2013. (Photo: Getty Images) 

Interview by Monika Auger

 

Apps That Keep You in Style

If you can’t make it to the runway shows of New York’s Fashion week, there’s still a way to keep up with the trends. The WSJ’s Monika Vosough reviews her favorite fashion apps, designed to keep you in style.

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Why 15 Million People are Addicted to Candy Crush

If you’ve heard a low voice exclaim, “Delicious!” or “Tasty!” while you’re on mass transit or at a coffee shop, you know the popular smartphone game Candy Crush is being played. WSJ’s Monika Vosough explains why it’s Facebook’s number one game today.

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Giants Fans Celebrate at World Series Parade

Hundreds of thousands of Giants fans gathered in downtown San Francisco Wednesday to celebrate their baseball team after it won the World Series title in a four-game sweep against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports.

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Google Unveils New Nexus Tablet and Smartphone

Google Inc. unveiled a new $399 tablet and smartphone powered by its Android mobile operating system Monday. WSJ's Amir Efrati talks with Monika Vosough about how Goolge's new Nexus devices compare with the competition. (Photo: AP)Google Unveils New Nexus Tablet and Smarphone

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Deconstructing Houses Is Growing West Coast Trend

More home buyers who want to tear down an existing home and rebuild on the same lot are doing so without wrecking balls and bulldozers. "Deconstruction" is a growing trend in the West Coast housing market. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports.  

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Can Farming Make It in the Big City?

Entrepreneurs are looking to urban farms and rooftop gardens as an alternative to traditional farms. While start-up costs are higher, these efforts could pay off with long-term environmental benefits and better tasting veggies. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports.

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Journalist Mike Wallace Dies at 93

Journalist Mike Wallace, who became famous for his confrontational and tough interview style at the CBS news magazine "60 minutes" has died at the age of 93. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports.

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Jumping Through Hoops to Board Your Pet

It takes more than filling out a simple application to board your pet at Canine Kindergarten. At this doggie daycare center, pets--and their owners--go through an elaborate interview process. WSJ's Monika Vosough reports from Verplanck, New York.

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YouTube Channels That You Need to Watch

YouTube has paid hundreds of millions of dollars to media companies and entertainers to produce more professional content for the video website. WSJ's Amir Efrati and Monika Vosough look at the channels on YouTube that are getting the most buzz.

Interview by Monika Auger

 

Looking for a Job? Work for an App!

Apps have created a range of jobs that don't require a computer science degree and pay employees enough money to make a living. See a day in the life of Gabriel Hill, who works for errand service app Exec.

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A Subway Operator's Most Memorable Stop

New York subway operator Hector Ramirez drove the last train into the Cortland Street station under the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. It's a day he will never forget.

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Shaken Couple Chooses to Stay Downtown

Gene Glazer was watching from his Battery Park apartment just blocks away when terrorist attacked the World Trade Center, where his wife was working. Both survived and they decided to stay in the neighborhood though life there was difficult for months.  

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The High-Tech Magic Behind Skywriting

Skywriters have been writing companies' messages up in the sky for nearly 100 years. Larry Arken, a pilot in Long Island who operates a skywriting business, shows WSJ's Monika Vosough how the massive letters of smoke are created.

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