December 29, 2015 by Contributor in Archived
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Alzheimer's Disease Underdiagnosed In Indian Country

3:46 Download Delma and Antonio Salazar have been caring for Delma’s mother, Agnes Williams (middle), who has severe memory problems, for the past seven years. Laurel Morales/KJZZ hide caption toggle caption Laurel Morales/KJZZ About 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, the latest statistics suggest, and it’s probably about as common

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Experts Explain Why 2015 Is A Warm One For Earth's Climate

3:02 Download This Year will likely be the hottest year on record. Climate change is partly to blame, but so is El Nino. That’s the weather pattern from the Pacific that affects weather in the America’s as well. Transcript RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: Just this last winter, Boston broke its all-time

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December 29, 2015 by Contributor in Archived
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How The Bias Known As Gambler's Fallacy Affects Our Lives

4:12 Download The fallacy is that we are surprised when things that are supposed to vary a lot, come down one way a number of times. We feel the next case must break the pattern. In reality, there is no pattern. Source:How The Bias Known As Gambler's Fallacy Affects Our

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December 29, 2015 by Contributor in Archived
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Life's Many Codas: Maya Shankar's Path From Juilliard To The White House

26:29 Download A young Maya Shankar. Courtesy of Maya Shankar hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Maya Shankar As a young girl, Maya Shankar was well on her way to a promising career as a classical violinist. The famed Itzhak Perlman had taken her on as his private student at

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Gene Editing Tool Hailed As A Breakthrough, And It Really Is One

5:39 Download Editing DNA has never been easier. Pasieka/Science Photo Library/Corbis hide caption toggle caption Pasieka/Science Photo Library/Corbis Every once in a while a technology comes along that completely alters the way scientists do their work. It’s hard to imagine astronomy without a telescope or high energy physics without an

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December 23, 2015 by Contributor in Archived
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Instrument Malfunction Causes NASA To Suspend Next Mars Mission

The Mars rover InSight will not launch as scheduled in March. A seismometer it was supposed to carry has experienced a series of vacuum leaks and cannot be repaired in time. Yang Lei/Xinhua/Landov hide caption toggle caption Yang Lei/Xinhua/Landov NASA is suspending the next planned mission to Mars because of

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