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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
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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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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Sachin Jain, CEO of CareMore Health, a coordinated and integrated health care sy...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 1
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When it comes to lifespan, do humans have a fixed finish line?

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Episode topics: Disrupting cancer and heat stress in older adults.

Bought by WRIR and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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- New technologies change the game for medical professionals - Simulated sunlight brightens the lives of dementia patients - Making cancer treatmen...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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- New technologies change the game for medical professionals - Simulated sunlight brightens the lives of dementia patients - Making cancer treatmen...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KEDT, WMUU-LP, WAMC, WTJU and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 6
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- New technologies change the game for medical professionals - Simulated sunlight brightens the lives of dementia patients

Bought by KRZA, KKRN, KMRE-LP, WUGA (part of GPB), WJCU and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Episode topics: Brain health and storing prescription drugs.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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What if we didn’t have to grow old and die? The average American can expect to live for 78.8 years, an improvement over the days before clean water...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, KUOW, Prairie Public, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 09, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Paro the seal, charging by its electronic pacifier , Credit: Angela Johnston
At the Livermore Veteran’s Hospital, there are a few animals residents can see: wild turkeys that run around the grounds, rattlesnakes that hide ou...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:27
  • Purchases: 2
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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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Scientists turn memories on and off in rats.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Sensing an excess of talent in her dog, Pransky, Sue Halpern decided to get certified as a therapy dog team, and began visiting the local nursing h...

Bought by WCNY and WCWP


  • Added: Jun 25, 2013
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Nearly everyone has strong emotional connections to music, and one man realized that our relationship to music might improve the quality of life fo...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2013
  • Length: 15:46
Caption: La Chaire Trepidante: the 19th century vibrating chair invented to relieve Parkinsons's symptoms., Credit: Christopher Goetz
Treating Parkinson's with a vibrating chair; reading the rumblings of the earth; and a hip-hop battle of cosmic proportions.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 1