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Twenty-five years ago this month, researchers first identified buckminsterfullerenes -- chemical structures shaped like tiny carbon soccer balls.
How can educators make science more relevant, interesting, and teachable in the classroom?
We'll talk with chemist Harry Kroto about his discovery of buckyballs in the 1980s, and about new nano applications today, such as buckypaper.
Doctor Jordan Metzl says specific cardio and strength training regimens can trea...
Exercise scientists Tamara Hew-Butler and Greg Whyte talk about how the body cha...
Can regular mental exercise help slow down the progress of dementia?
Can exercise help keep aging brains healthy?
New York Times science writer William Broad’s book investigates popular health c...
Could popping a pill turn a couch potato into a long-distance runner?