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A new book traces the early history of blood transfusions.
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Medical historian Howard Markel discusses his book An Anatomy of Addiction.
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Ira talks with author Rebecca Skloot about 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,' a tale of biology and medical ethics.
Rick Bates, of Penn State University, shares handy tips for how to care for your...
A perennial holiday mystery: will alcohol kill bacteria in homemade eggnog?
Find out how to poison-proof holiday gatherings, and keep the holidays happy.
You've survived the big family Thanksgiving get-together -- but now the winter h...
In this episode, Cooking for Geeks author Jeff Potter gives home bakers tips on ...
\tIt is a question on the minds of many people this season: will adding alcohol to the homemade eggnog safeguard against salmonella? To find out, Science Friday teamed up with eggnog expert and microbiologist Vince Fischetti, who agreed to run some tests in his lab at The Rockefeller University. What did you think of the video?