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Alzheimer’s Disease: Controversy, Scandals and New Theories

Donald Weaver The Conversation
Alzheimer’s might not be primarily a brain disease. Studying beta-amyloids as abnormal proteins that cause Alzheimer’s disease has not translated into a useful drug or therapy. A new theory suggests it’s an autoimmune condition.

Polio: Facts, History and Why We’re on High Alert

Rosemary Rochford The Conversation
Fears of a polio resurgence in the US have health officials on high alert. A virologist explains the history of this dreaded disease, why it's resurfacing today and what we need to do to combat it.

Friday Nite Videos | September 9, 2022

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Why Did Music Evolve? - 4 Hypotheses

Music is a human universal but its survival benefits are not obvious. So why did it evolve? I sat down with professor Ed Hagen to discuss 4 hypotheses on the origins of our grooviest trait.

Friday Nite Videos | September 2, 2022

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