Science and Research Show
with Julie Kiefer, Ph.D.
Hear about the latest scientific discoveries, and what they mean to you. Julie Kiefer, Ph.D., explores the story behind the story with scientists who talk about their ideas, inspirations, and innovations. She also takes on issues that impact science, and how it's done.
It seems like every week there is some new health study in the news. One week coffee is good for your health. Itâ€™s causing cancer the next. Is it all right for scientists to get things wrong? According to Christie Aschwanden, lead science writer for Read More
For years, scientists have known that someone who is thin could still end up with diabetes. Yet an obese person may be surprisingly healthy. Scott Summers, Ph.D., chair of nutrition and integrative physiology, and Bhagirath Chaurasia, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Read More
When we rise out of bed in the morning, the pressure within our eyes changes massively - by 100-fold - and yet no damage is done. David Krizaj, Ph.D., Moran Eye Center investigator and professor of ophthalmology at the University of Utah, has ... Read More
Genome sequencing - reading our complete set of DNA instructions - is a powerful tool for understanding and diagnosing disease, and has become integral to precision medicine, a movement to bring the right treatment to the right person and the right time. Does that mean that everyone should have ... Read More
Some diseases are so rare and unusual that doctors have never seen anything like it. An excruciating journey for both families and doctors, figuring out whatâ€™s wrong can take years, if an answer is ever found at all. Using a computer tool developed by Aaron Quinlan, ... Read More