Jennifer Schneider Chafen

Jun. 11, 2010

Food Allergies

Peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, milk -- all ordinary foods that can have serious consequences if eaten by an allergic person. We'll talk about food allergies and how to diagnose and treat them.

food allergy, anaphalaxis, allergies, immune system, immunity

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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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