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Episode #Release #Title
06/24/22 814 187 Take It Easy on Energy Drinks
06/17/22 813 187 Defeating Metastasis
06/10/22 812 187 The War On Cancer Turns 50
06/03/22 811 187 Exploring mRNA Treatment for MS
05/27/22 810 186 SLE and Kidney Damage Explained
05/20/22 809 186 Your Own Natural High
05/13/22 808 186 Colonscopy AI Saves Lives
05/06/22 807 186 Public Health Concerns for Neanderthals
04/29/22 806 185 Body Odor Directs Our Behavior
04/22/22 805 185 Blood Transfer for Better Memory
04/15/22 804 185 What Killed Washington
04/08/22 803 185 New Uses for Old Drugs
04/01/22 802 185 Predicting Dementia
03/25/22 801 184 Vampires and Vaccines
03/18/22 800 184 Kids Are Like a Different Species
03/11/22 799 184 Sleep for Good Brain Health
03/04/22 798 184 Pecans For Good Health
02/25/22 797 183 A COVID Pill
02/17/22 796 183 Powering Micro-machines Inside the Body
02/10/22 795 183 Lunar
02/04/22 794 183 Does Your Metabolism Betray You
01/21/22 793 182 Live to 100: With a Little Help from Little Friends
01/21/22 792 182 Record High STDs and the Pandemic
01/14/22 791 182 Trench Fever Returns to the Homeless
01/07/22 790 182 Chocolate helps Burn Body Fat
12/30/21 789 181 New Therapy Repairs Stroke Damaged Brains
12/24/21 788 181 Breathing From Behind
12/16/21 787 181 Why Is It Always the Upper Arm
12/10/21 786 181 Direct Brain to Text
12/3/21 785 181 Nobel Trivia
11/26/21 784 180 Washington's Smallpox Defense
11/19/21 783 180 An Antarctic Cure
11/12/21 782 180 Long Haul COVID
11/05/21 781 180 Female Soccer Players at Greater Risk of Concussions
10/29/21 780 179 The Chernobyl Legacy
10/22/21 779 179 Beets and Sutures
10/15/21 778 179 No More Dentures
10/08/21 777 179 Ripley in a Dish
10/01/21 776 179 Chicken Soup and a Cold
09/24/21 775 178 A Vaccine for Lyme Disease
09/17/21 774 178 SARS-CoV-2 Evolution
09/10/21 773 178 Regrow Your Cartilage
09/03/21 772 178 A Personalized Vaccine for Cancer
08/27/21 771 177 Let's Get Vocal About Disease
08/20/21 770 177 A New Way to See Again
08/13/21 769 177 One Man’s Quest to Cure Rare Autoimmunity
08/06/21 768 177 Eat Mo' Chili Peppers and Live!
07/30/21 767 176 Dire Wolves: Not a Wolf at All
07/23/21 766 176 Keys to Ending the COVID Pandemic
07/16/21 765 176 Prostate Cancer Crystal Ball
07/09/21 764 176 Catnip Crazy
07/02/21 763 176 Vaping and Lung Disease
06/25/21 762 175 Slow the Aging Kids
06/18/21 761 175 A Vaccine Against Cancer
06/11/21 760 175 Too Much of a Good Thing
06/04/21 759 175 Origin Story of Aspirin
05/28/21 758 174 A President's Health
05/21/21 757 174 Myths and the COVID Vaccine
05/14/21 756 174 Plague and the World Order
05/07/21 755 174 Copper Bracelet for RA
04/30/21 754 173 Death of a President
04/23/21 753 173 Genes from Neanderthals
04/16/21 752 173 The Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 Infection
04/09/21 751 173 The Bionic Eye
04/02/21 750 173 They Eat Viruses
03/26/21 749 172 e-cigs Are Not Safe
03/19/21 748 172 Vaccine Disinformation
03/12/21 747 172 Detecting Extraterrestrial Life Using Small Tools
03/05/21 746 172 Losing Weight by Gene Editing Your Fat Cells
02/26/21 745 171 Engineering Mosquitos to Prevent Disease
02/19/21 744 171 We Are Wired For Sugar
02/12/21 743 171 The Chemist Who Helped Cure Leprosy
02/05/21 742 171 Is Your Hair Worth The Risk?
01/29/21 741 170 Stopping Cancer in Its Tracks
01/22/21 740 170 An Apple a Day Keeps Dementia Away
01/15/21 739 170 The Bacteria Behind BO
01/08/21 738 170 Bomb-Sniffing Cyborg Locusts
01/01/21 737 170 A Styrofoam-Eating Bug
12/25/20 736 169 Nobel 2020
12/18/20 735 169 Detecting COVID Community Spread
12/11/20 734 169 Another Reason to Like the Mediterranean Diet
12/03/20 733 169 Development and the Risk of Pandemics
11/27/20 732 168 Brainwave Translation
11/20/20 731 168 Read History in a Glacier
11/13/20 730 168 Wash Out That Gray Hair
11/06/20 729 168 An Artist's Genetic Disease
10/30/20 728 167 Gene Editing for Sickle Cell
10/23/20 727 167 What Do Llamas and Nurse Sharks Have in Common?
10/15/20 726 167 The Origins of the ICU
10/09/20 725 167 Patching the Heart
10/02/20 724 167 Medical Microbots
09/25/20 723 166 New England Vampires
09/18/20 722 166 Could Alcoholism Be Controlled with a Switch
09/11/20 721 166 Bacteria's Role in Colorectal Cancer
09/04/20 720 166 A Viral Cause for Parkinson's
08/28/20 719 165 How Do You Hear Your Favorite Song
08/21/20 718 165 Magic Mushroom Resurgence
08/14/20 717 165 Smokers Take Warning
08/07/20 716 165 Yes, It Came From Bats
07/31/20 715 164 The Hearing of the Blind
07/24/20 714 164 It's 98.6 Right?
07/17/20 713 164 Schizophrenia Genes in Africa
07/10/20 712 164 David's Surprise
07/03/20 711 164 Stress is Making Me Grey
06/26/20 709 163 A Small (Micro) Advance to Combat Stroke
06/19/20 708 163 Royal Inbreeding and the Hapsburg Jaw
06/12/20 707 163 Is It Better to Forget
06/05/20 706 163 Cheap, Quick and Accurate Cancer Detection
05/29/20 704 162 More Problems in Space
05/22/20 705 162 My Bugs Ate My Drug
05/15/20 703 162 Why Bats
05/08/20 702 162 What Inspired the Itidarod
05/01/20 701 162 Making Antivirals
04/24/20 700 161 Pandemics of Modern Times
04/17/20 699 161 The Granddaddy of All Pandemics
04/10/20 698 161 Hello-Can You Hear Me Now
04/03/20 697 161 Get the HPV Vaccine and Avoid Cancer
03/27/20 696 160 Plague Outbreak in China
03/19/20 695 160 Predicting Death
03/13/20 694 160 A Blood Test for Brain Injury
03/06/20 693 160 Good News for Cystic Fibrosis
02/28/20 692 159 Vaping is Killing People
02/21/20 691 159 Global Warming on Mental Health
02/14/20 690 159 Another Reason to Fear Measles
02/07/20 689 159 New Vaccine for TB
01/31/20 688 158 The Origins of Human Malaria
01/24/20 687 158 Play Chess to Lose Weight
01/17/20 686 158 Why Women Get More Autoimmune Diseases
01/10/20 685 158 Real Life Zombies
01/03/20 684 158 The Ultimate Prize: Nobel Prizes 2019
12/27/19 683 157 The Gut, the Brain and Child Development
12/20/19 682 157 Say It Isn't So for Joe
12/13/19 681 157 Could the Brain Come Back from Death
12/06/19 680 157 The Guts of Parkinson's
11/29/19 679 156 A Prostate Test that's not Fickle
11/22/19 678 156 Climate Change and Valley Fever
11/15/19 677 156 Autism: Beyond the Genes
11/08/19 676 156 What Happened to One Twin in Space
11/01/19 675 156 Heart Powered Pacemakers
10/25/19 674 155 There Is No Tickling Yourself
10/18/19 673 155 The Limit of Human Endurance
10/11/19 672 155 What If Opioids Went Up in Smoke?
10/04/19 671 155 The Disappearing Reappearing Bone
09/27/19 670 154 Could An Answer to Autism Be Found in Our Gut
09/20/19 669 154 A Better Cancer Treatment
09/13/19 668 154 Bacteria in the Pits
09/06/19 667 154 Why the Mona Lisa Remained Unfinished
08/30/19 666 153 New Polio-Like Virus
08/23/19 665 153 Breast Implant Cancer
08/16/19 664 153 Not So Dirty Dogs
08/09/19 663 153 Flakka, A Dangerous High
08/02/19 662 153 Outrunning Alzheimer's
07/26/19 661 152 Predicting Heart Attacks
07/19/19 660 152 A Defective Gene in Juvenile Arhritis
07/12/19 659 152 Blessed Be The Soil
07/05/19 658 152 Alzheimer's and the Bacterium in Your Gums
06/28/19 657 151 How to be Dense in Old Age
06/21/19 656 151 Testing Our Blood for Alzheimer's
06/14/19 655 151 A Virus Could Save an Eye
06/07/19 654 151 Rock a Bye Baby
05/31/19 653 150 The Risks of Marijuana and Pregnancy
05/24/19 652 150 The Genes of ADHD
05/17/19 651 150 The Genese of ADHD
05/10/19 650 150 A Fasting Way to Weight Loss
05/03/19 649 150 A Changing Standard
04/26/19 648 149 You Are Better Off Without an Appendix
04/19/19 647 149 Pot Damages the Teen Brain
04/12/19 646 149 Killing All Cancer Cells
04/05/19 645 149 Typhus Strikes the Homeless
03/29/19 644 148 A Cancer Fighting Tool?
03/22/19 643 148 Henvry V, Saved by a Surgeon
03/15/19 642 148 Abuse Marks DNA
03/08/19 641 148 Improving the Rabies Test
03/01/19 640 148 Bugs and Brains
02/22/19 639 147 Blood Testing for Concussions
02/15/19 638 147 Mucus is Not Just for Swallowing Anymore
02/08/19 637 147 The Unique Gift of Human Speech
02/01/19 636 147 Personalizing Medicine in Iceland
01/25/19 635 146 Jekyll-Hyde of Microbes
01/18/19 634 146 A Century After the Deadly Spanish Flu
01/11/19 633 146 Wrinkles No More
01/04/19 632 146 Why Elephants Are Beating Cancer
12/28/18 631 145 Nobel Prize 2018
12/21/18 630 145 Glowing Wounds
12/14/18 629 145 We Need Jupmin' Genes
12/07/18 628 145 Anyone Interested In Renting My DNA?
11/30/18 627 144 A blood Test to Help Choose an Antidepressant
11/23/18 626 144 How Did He Eat All That?
11/16/18 625 144 An Immigrant's Contribution to Medicine
11/9/18 624 144 Improving Aging
11/2/18 623 144 Flight Into Cancer
10/26/18 622 143 Medical Microbots
10/19/18 621 143 Medical Microbots
10/12/18 620 143 Igor, Bring Me a Brain
10/05/18 619 143 A Sweet Tooth Might Not Make You Fat
09/28/18 618 142 The Gift of Genetic Tests
09/21/18 617 142 Migraine Relief
09/14/18 616 142 Little Known Nose Facts
09/07/18 615 142 I Know You Ate the Last Piece
08/31/18 614 141 It’s Revolutionary - A Cancer Vaccine
08/24/18 613 141 Severe Morning Sickness is Genetic
08/17/18 612 141 Driving Cancer Cells Away Without a CAR
08/10/18 611 141 The Jekyll-Hyde of e-cigarettes
08/03/18 610 141 Tossing Your Glasses for Good
07/27/18 609 140 The Impossible Problem - Weight Loss?
07/21/18 608 140 The Microbial Forensic Clock
07/13/18 607 140 Something Fishy About Diabetes
07/06/18 606 140 Have You Ever Heard a Sound in Color?
06/29/18 605 139 One Child Changed the World
06/22/18 604 139 A Blood Test for Alzheimers
06/15/18 603 139 A Gene Therapy for Arthritis
06/08/18 602 139 The Amazing Cockroach
06/01/18 601 139 Spray-On Skin
05/25/18 600 138 Synthetic DNA to Treat Huntington
05/18/18 599 138 The Truth About Raw Water
05/11/18 598 138 Will the Mice Think Like You
05/04/18 597 138 Robot Surgeons
04/27/18 596 137 Blood Pressure is Skin Deep
04/20/18 595 137 Chopin's Telltale Heart
04/13/18 594 137 Can Alzheimer's Be Infectious
04/06/18 593 136 Sporty Pathogens
03/30/18 592 136 Can a Dot Help Treat Infection?
03/22/18 591 136 CRISPR to the Rescue
03/16/18 590 136 Making Surgery Survivable
03/09/18 589 136 The Neanderthal in Us
03/02/18 588 135 Who Says Biomedical Research Doesn't Pay
02/23/18 587 135 I Scream From Ice Cream
02/16/18 586 135 It's Not Just for the Common Cold Anymore
02/09/18 585 135 How Cats Found Their Way In
02/02/18 584 134 Taking Advantage of Side Effects
01/26/18 583 134 When is a Drug Worth a Fortune
01/19/18 582 134 Zipcode Lifespan
01/12/18 581 134 Another Bloody Epidemic
01/05/18 580 133 2017 Nobel Prizes
12/29/17 579 133 Phone Biome
12/22/17 342 133 Cold Case Solved: Ramses III
12/15/17 578 133 Leave the Enemy at the Door
12/08/17 577 133 Tallest Men in the World
12/01/17 576 133 A New Window into Cells
11/24/17 575 133 Implantable Biodegradable Batteries
11/17/17 574 132 The Deadly Designer Opiods
11/10/17 573 132 Venom for Stroke
11/03/17 572 132 The Mad King
10/27/17 571 131 Restoring Retinas
10/20/17 570 131 Americans Support Biomedical Research
10/13/17 569 131 Hope for Fatal Brain Cancer
10/06/17 568 131 Signpost for Sepsis
09/29/17 567 130 Phantom Limb in Virtual Reality
09/22/17 566 130 What We're Really Swimming In
09/15/17 565 130 Science Under Attack
09/08/17 564 130 How the Worm Got Away
09/01/17 563 130 Saved By the Light
08/25/17 562 129 The Fall of the Aztecs
08/18/17 561 129 Mad Cow Blood Test
08/11/17 560 129 Double Dip Yuck
08/04/17 559 129 PET for the Head
07/28/17 558 128 Rapid Diagnosis of MS
07/21/17 557 128 E-cigarettes and Your Heart
07/14/17 556 128 Your Eyes Got Rhythm
07/07/17 555 128 Standardized Stem Cells
06/30/17 554 127 Mothers Lose Their Minds - It’s a Good Thing
06/23/17 553 127 Lack of Zinc Doomed Arctic Explorers
06/16/17 552 127 Eyes in Space
06/09/17 551 127 A CO Antidote
06/02/17 550 127 Zika Is More Than Microcephaly
05/26/17 549 126 Eliminating Human Genetic Diseases
05/19/17 548 126 Duck Billed Diabetes Treatment
05/12/17 547 126 Energized Energy Drinks
05/05/17 546 126 You Think Your Commute is Tough
04/28/17 545 125 Death on a Breeze
04/21/17 544 125 Reconnecting The Brain and Legs
04/14/17 543 125 Beating the Ivy
04/07/17 542 125 Smoking Mutates You
03/31/17 541 124 Measles More Deadly Than We Thought
03/24/17 540 124 Bacteria and Zits
03/18/17 539 124 Lifesaving Drones
03/10/17 538 124 Peanut Patch
03/03/17 537 124 Migraines From Mouth Bugs
02/24/17 536 123 Heart Cells on Demand
02/17/17 535 123 Pet Yeasts
02/10/17 534 123 The Island of Dr. Moreau For Real
02/03/17 533 123 Ringing In Young Ears
01/27/17 532 122 Why Include Both Sexes in Studies
01/20/17 531 122 Lots of Different Neurons
01/13/17 530 122 Zombie Genes
01/06/17 529 122 The King of Cloning is Fading
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