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    Cancer Biology

    Cancer biologist Andrew Hessel used visual aids as he talked about the acceleration of technological DNA change to help cure cancer by making medicines to target cancer cells instead of the…

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    Sports Brain Injuries and Aging

    The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the link between sports-related brain injuries and developing neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, later in…

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    Biomedical Innovation

    Officials from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and the University of Michigan Medical School testified on the state of biomedical innovation and the…

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    Pediatric Research News Conference

    Congressmen and members of the Miller family spoke to reporters in the White House driveway following a bill signing ceremony for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, which funds…

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    Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act Signing

    President Obama signed the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act. The legislation funds additional research into pediatric cancer, autism, and other diseases. The bill was named…

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    Alzheimer's Disease Research

    Witnesses testified on the economic effect of Alzheimer’s Disease in the U.S. and the latest science and research. National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins used…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN), Gregg Harper (R-MS), Martha Roby (R-AL), and Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the weekly Republican address. They talked about areas of bipartisan…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS) delivered the weekly Republican address, calling on the U.S. Senate to pass the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, which boosts funding for…

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    Francis Collins at the Washington Ideas Forum

    Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), spoke about the future of the NIH and the impact of sequestration on science research funding. Topics included…

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    House Debate on Medical Research Funding Measure

    Members of the House debated about H.J. Res. 73, Research for Lifesaving Cures Act, a measure for emergency funding of medical research at the National Institutes of Health during a…

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    The Internet and the Human Brain

    Panelists talked about the effects of the Internet and new technology on the human brain and on child development. This program was part of the University of Colorado Annual Conference on…

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    Book Discussion on The Violinist's Thumb

    Sam Kean talked about his book, The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code, in which he explores the importance of…

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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request

    Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He used computer displays during his testimony. The directors of five NIH…

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    Microbe Research

    Richard Connitt talked about his Smithsonian Magazine article, “The Body Eclectic,” on microbe research., and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    National Debt and Investment in Science

    Juan Enriquez, the head of Harvard University’s Life Sciences Project, talked about how the national debt was preventing investment in the latest scientific developments. “A…

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    Presidential BRAIN Initiative

    Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), talked about President Obama’s call for $100 million to fund the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing…

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    Book Discussion on Marijuana Gateway to Health

    Clint Werner looks at the science and politics behind the medical marijuana movement (which he has been covering since 1996). So far, 16 states have approved using marijuana for medical…

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    Book Discussion on No Time to Lose

    Peter Piot, who discovered the Ebola virus and has been on the front lines in the fight against AIDS, talked about his career. Dr. Piot, the founding executive director of the…

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    Book Discussion on Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality

    Jonathan Weiner talked about his book, Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded in the King’s…

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    Allan Coukell on FDA Reform Act of 2012

    Allan Coukell, deputy director of the Medical Safety Portfolio of the Pew Health Group, talked about the drug safety. Earlier in the week, the House passed the Food and Drug…

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