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Caption: A Moment of Science
Have We Found the Cause of Alzheimer's Disease?

  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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A nurse works to inspire others in the profession to try their hand at inventing.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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When it comes to lifespan, do humans have a fixed finish line?

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Researchers are learning about aging from people over 80 who haven’t experienced cognitive decline.

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Scientists discover a brain circuit that keeps us upright after stumbling.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A little dopamine at the right moment is all muscles need to get moving.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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In a mouse model of early Alzheimer’s disease, scientists used light to trigger memories that the mice had forgotten.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Mar 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: How old do you feel?, Credit: Helen M Bushe: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mistyblue17/14398632876
People who feel younger than their chronological age are also less likely to die.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers make new inroads into preventing age-related diseases.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Both younger and older people can readily learn new information, but older people have a harder time filtering out irrelevant and distracting infor...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Healthy people need the flu shot every year, especially to help protect those who are more vulnerable to complications from the virus.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists turn memories on and off in rats.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Julie Hart grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. She went to Carlton College, and has been pursuing her education ever since...to the ends of the earth....

  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 02:15
Caption: Grapefruit and some medications don't mix., Credit: Wikipedia
Grapefruit can interact in potentially dangerous ways with a variety of prescription medications.

Bought by WXDU and KREV-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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His was a life that nearly didn't happen. He fell under a boxcar, his left arm mangled as a child, yet went on to own and manage one of the greates...

  • Added: May 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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An elderly woman phones her older brother to let him know she's having a risky, life-saving operation. She ends up comforting him.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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They're in their sixties, dating, and he pops the question. She's reluctant, fearing a repeat of her previous marital disasters.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2004
  • Length: 01:38