Evan Snyder

Feb. 14, 2014

Stem Cell Research Update

Researchers in a recent study report creating stem cells in 30 minutes through an acid bath.

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Dec. 21, 2012

Stem Cells Treat Lou Gehrig's Disease, In Mice

Stem cell implants slowed the onset of symptoms -- and scientists say human trials aren't far behind.

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Mar. 13, 2009

AAAS President Peter Agre

Ira talks with Peter Agre, a Nobel laureate and the incoming president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, about the intersection of science and public policy.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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