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Episode 337: What happens to the brain when neurons malfunction?

Experimenting with fruit flies and mice to isolate a protein that affects neurons in the brain.

Episode 336: Determining the real cost of loss of sleep

Sleep researchers are finding catching up on lost sleep doesn’t always help.

Episode 335: Investigating the properties of particle physics

Scientists are resuming their studies of sub-atomic particles at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe.

Episode 334: Researching and developing organic solar cells

Scientists are exploring how solar technology can deliver electricity more efficiently.

Episode 333: How certain birds can help us understand the development of Parkinson’s in humans

Frequency of birdsong in Australia is helping medical researchers find out more about the onset of Parkinson’s Disease.

Episode 332: Investigating how genetic and environmental factors combine to develop complex diseases

A look at how genetic and environmental factors combine to develop complex diseases.

Episode 331: The Special Smell of the Desert

The smell of a monsoon rain is more than just refreshing.

Episode 330: Tracking objects in distant Earth orbit

Satellites, space junk, and space craft are filling the void between Earth and the Moon.

Episode 329: Making strides in the fight against stomach cancer

Stomach cancer is only the fifth leading cancer affecting people in the United States, but it much more common worldwide.

Episode 328: Solving the mystery behind migraine headaches

Researchers have found migraine headaches emerge from triggers both inside and outside the brain.

Episode 327: Lowering the cost of detecting cancer

Researchers have spent years finding how to examine cancerous cells without taking them out of the body.

Episode 326: A new mission for Osiris REx

The University of Arizona-backed satellite is headed home after collecting soil form the asteroid Bennu.

Episode 325: Detailing the image of the Milky Way’s black hole

The recent image of a black hole in the center of the Milky Way confirmed what skywatchers had suspected for a long time.

Episode 324: Reading climate history with tree rings

New research shows that the best record for climate change can be found inside tree rings.

Episode 322: Using new ways to deliver medicine past the body’s natural defenses

The body’s immune system blocks 90% of the medication we might take from getting where it needs to go.

Episode 321: Detecting invisible gases that contribute to global warming

Carbon dioxide and methane gas can't be seen but can be detected from the air.

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