Ronald Petersen

May. 24, 2013

Studies Question Potential Alzheimer's Treatment

A skin cancer drug shown to lessen Alzheimer's symptoms in mice may not work as originally claimed.

alzheimer's, alzheimers, brain, memory, neurology, dementia drugs, Mayo Clinic, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Ronald Petersen

Aug. 10, 2012

Attacking Alzheimer’s with Antibodies, Hormones

Researchers are using an arsenal of techniques to cure Alzheimer’s, some with disappointing results.

Alzheimer's disease, memory, brain, mental health, dementia, amyloid plaques, tangles


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Happy Thanksgiving!


Mystery Box

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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