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This edition: Season 6/Episode 1: January 2017

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 7, 2016.

First aired: January 3, 2017.

This month on Science & U!:

Carol Anne Riddell heads to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine to explore the distinction between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.

Mike Gilliam looks at new, cutting edge research that could help treat Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. Some therapies could slow the build up of plaque in the brain while others may flush it away.

Andrew Falzon visits the New York Hall of Science for an interactive digital exhibit teaching kids how changes in one environment can have an impact on another.

Ernabel Demillo sits down with Carl Safina, author of “Beyond Words – How Animals Think and Feel,” and talks about the similarities between humans and animals.

Donna Hanover takes a crash course in science and math with the help of two books, “Everything You Need to Ace Science in One Big Fat Notebook” and “Everything You Need to Ace Math in One Big Fat Notebook.”


For More Information:
Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia - www.nyp.org
Dementia Treatments - nyulangone.org www.alz.org
Connected Worlds Exhibit - nysci.org/connected-worlds
Carl Safina - safinacenter.org
Acing Math and Science - https://www.workman.com/products/everything-you-need-to-ace-science-in-one-big-fat-notebook
- https://www.workman.com/products/everything-you-need-to-ace-math-in-one-big-fat-notebook

Guest List

Francesco Garofalo Exhibit Visitor

Dr. Richard Isaacson Director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine

Nathalie Le Du Sr. Editor, Workman Publishing

David Hyde Pierce Actor

Martin Sadowski, M.D. NYU School of Medicine

Carl Safina Author, “Beyond Words - How Animals Think and Feel”

Jenesis Troche New York Hall of Science

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