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This edition: May 2018

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 20, 2018.

First aired: May 2, 2018.

This month on Science & U!:

A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History explores some of the newest discoveries in the deepest recesses of the ocean, and the technology that made those discoveries possible.

Concussions in professional sports are more and more discussed, even leading to early retirement from some players, but what about children facing the same risks when getting into sports? One family shares their story.

Composting is nothing new but this method is. Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson is joined by Dr. Gail Barnes, a technology and sustainability expert, to learn about a new type of technology that will make more everyday items compostable.

As Shingles continues to be a devastating virus, Donna Hanover takes us to get the new Shingles vaccine.

Exercising is just for strength, stamina, and appearance. Ari Goldberg finds that exercising even helps you age well.


For More Information:
Unseen Oceans - www.amnh.org/calendar/unseen-oceans
Compostable Packaging - tipa-corp.com
Shingles - www.columbiadoctors.org/anne-gershon-md

Guest List

Judith Chow Pharmacy Manager, CVS Pharmacy

Jill Hamburg Coplan Mom of Kenneth Coplan

Kenneth Coplan Young Athlete with Injury

Kristen Dams-O'Connor, Ph.D Director, Brain Injury Center, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Anne A. Gershon, M.D. Columbia University Medical Center

Dr. Rosanne Leipzig Professor of Geriatrics, Icahn School of Medicine

Dr. Michael Novachek Provost for Science, American Museum of Natural History

Dr. John Sparks Professor, American Museum of Natural History

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