May 13, 2003 

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Cancer-proof Mice (video) - May 06, 2003
Scientists have accidentally discovered a cancer-proof mouse.

Anthrax Genome (video) - April 30, 2003
Genetics researchers have completed sequencing the genome of anthrax. Now they hope to zero in on what makes it a killer.

Drugs from the Deep (video) - April 29, 2003
Ocean scientists have found an unlikely new source of many drugs—deep ocean mud.

Alzheimer’s Scans (video) - April 29, 2003
A new 3-D time-lapse video technique is helping neuroscientists see the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in patients’ brains for the first time.

Protein Machine (video) - April 24, 2003
Scientists are looking for ways to use motor proteins to repair injuries from inside your body.

DNA’s Dark Lady (video) - April 22, 2003
Scientists and historians worldwide are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA. But

Brain Viagra - Part 1 (video) - April 21, 2003
Companies selling the herbal supplement gingko biloba say it can enhance your memory. But scientific evidence on whether gingko works has been controversial at best.

Brain Viagra - Part 2 (video) - April 21, 2003
There’s a huge market for substances that claim to boost memory, but when can we expect drugs designed and proven to do that?

Placebo Effect (video) - April 15, 2003
Neuroscientists say finding the answer to why the placebo effect works could help make real medicine more effective.

Good Fish, Bad Fish (video) - April 10, 2003
How do you know if your fish is safe to eat? Food safety experts say a new technique can make screening fish for contaminants much faster.

Slowing Alzheimer’s (video) - April 08, 2003
A German drug tested in the U.S. seems to slow down Alzheimer’s disease in moderate to severely affected patients.

Birth Alert (video) - April 03, 2003
Newborn screening is a simple procedure that can alert new parents to rare genetic disorders their babies might have. But not all states screen for all disorders.

Fat Attackers (video) - April 01, 2003
It’s not just one gene, but many genes that can cause obesity. teasing them apart can help drug designers create more effective treatments.

Older Women and Exercise (video) - April 01, 2003
Exercise can help us stay mentally young, and scientific evidence shows that’s especially true for older women.

Brain Pills (video) - March 18, 2003
Neuroscientists have found that some common painkillers could protect against Alzheimer’s disease.

Cloning Ban (video) - March 18, 2003
The House has already approved a ban on all human cloning. Now the science community is weighing in on the debate.

Rainbow X-Ray Vision (video) - March 13, 2003
One scientist has come up with a better tool for figuring out why some tumors don’t surrender to medicine’s arsenal.

Driving Blind (video) - March 13, 2003
Many lawmakers are considering making it illegal to use a cell phone while driving unless you have a hands-free phone. But hands-free phones may not be safer after all.

West Nile Airplanes (video) - March 11, 2003
Scientists are wondering if West Nile virus mosquitoes may be racking up frequent flier miles.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (video) - March 11, 2003
Psychologists are looking for ways other than medication to help people make sense of and deal with the voices they hear. A therapy adopted in Britain seems to have the answer.

Noisy Brain Signals (video) - February 25, 2003
Children with the form of mental retardation Fragile X syndrome have extra connections in their brains. But in this case more is not a good thing.

Exercise Your Brain (video) - February 18, 2003
We know that exercise can help you feel younger. Now there is evidence that aerobic exercise actually leads to a more youthful brain.

Bloody Teeth Boost Memory (video) - February 13, 2003
A memory researcher says we can manipulate emotion to help improve our memory.

Lysins To Kill (video) - February 11, 2003
A new way to fight dangerous bacteria, including things like deadly anthrax, pits nature against nature.

M.D. on a Chip (video) - February 06, 2003
Next time you feel sick, your doctor might use your blood sample, plus one tiny computer chip, to rule out up to 10,000 diseases—all while you’re still there in the office.




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