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"A New Culprit in Lyme Disease" is from the Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Weintraub and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
For decades physicians have known that a few children have unusual genetic mutations that counteract the effects of the sickle-cell flaw. Researchers would like to re-create their uncommon physiology in everyone with sickle-cell anemia. Though not technically a cure, the compensatory treatment would spare many of the 300,000 infants around the world who are born every year with sickle cell and who often do not live beyond childhood.
Enhancing the body's own immune system is leading to promising results in the battle against malignancy.
"Artificial Patients, Real Learning" is from the November 11, 2015 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Weintraub and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Mitochondrial disease can somehow creep back in, even if a mother’s mitochondria are virtually eliminated in an attempt to block inherited illnesses.
A team of researchers from California and Japan has found that an essential amino acid plays a crucial role in the creation of blood stem cells—a discovery the scientists say could offer a potential alternative to chemotherapy and radiation in treating blood cancer patients.
Researchers 3D-print pliable, custom-made graft parts in minutes.
Changes to gene activity that occur with age can be turned back, a new study shows
"Aging Is Reversible — at Least in Human Cells and Live Mice" is from scientificamerican.com, published on December 15, 2016.
Baseline data on body rhythms can make the wrist monitors work like “check engine” lights, a new study suggests.
At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, every student has to take four six-week physical education courses such as swimming, archery or yoga. Across Cambridge, Mass., at Harvard, there’s no phys ed requirement at all. And at Atlanta’s Spelman College, sports teams were disbanded four years ago, replaced by a push for fitness at the historically black women’s college.
"Antibacterial Soap Soon to Disappear" is from the September 02, 2016 News section of The USA Today. It was written by Karen Weintraub and narrated by Catherine Edwards.
"In Splash of Colors, Signs of Hope for Coral Reefs" is from the August 15, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Weintraub and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
"Finding the Full Benefits of Whole Grains" is from the June 13, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Karen Weintraub and narrated by Fleet Cooper.