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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Iowa City (#0)

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Iowa City (#0)

posted on March 30, 2015 at 10:07 AM

Full Program: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Based on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Dr. Siddhartha... 01:00:10 Read More »
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Carroll (#0)

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Carroll (#0)

posted on March 27, 2015 at 5:29 PM

Full Program: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Based on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Dr. Siddhartha... 49:06 Read More »
Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Uses for Genetic Engineering (#101)

Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Uses for Genetic Engineering (#101)

posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:09 PM

The possibilities of this genetic engineering are endless, and everyone from medicine to industry is scrambling to adopt it and adapt it to their specific needs. 02:07 Read More »
Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Genetic Engineering Methods (#101)

Explore More | Genetic Engineering | Genetic Engineering Methods (#101)

posted on March 26, 2015 at 3:01 PM

Genetic engineering changes or manipulates genes in order to achieve specific results, and there are many ways to "engineer" genetic material including fixing defective genes, replacing missing genes, copying or cloning genes, or combining genes. 02:00 Read More »
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Johnston (#0)

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies Event - Johnston (#0)

posted on March 18, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Full Program: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies is a three-part, six-hour major television event from preeminent documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Based on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Dr. Siddhartha... 01:49:21 Read More »
Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners (#0)

posted on October 18, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic... 03:47 Read More »
At what age should kids start playing tackle football? (#4105)

At what age should kids start playing tackle football? (#4105)

posted on October 4, 2013 at 4:51 PM

High school football coaches Tom Wilson (Dowling Catholic) and Marv Cook (Iowa City Regina) talk about youth development programs and what is the appropriate age for kids to start playing tackle football. 02:21 Read More »
Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions (#4105)

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions (#4105)

posted on October 4, 2013 at 4:47 PM

Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, says helmets and other protective gear have no impact on whether an athlete may suffer a concussion. Protective... 01:52 Read More »
Can football be completely safe and still be football? (#4105)

Can football be completely safe and still be football? (#4105)

posted on October 4, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Marv Cook, standout University of Iowa and NFL tight end and Iowa City Regina High School football coach, and Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, say... 01:03 Read More »

CDC: 158 Cases of New Swine Flu Strain From Pigs (#3750)

posted on August 10, 2012 at 3:01 PM

 ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials Thursday reported a five-fold increase of cases of a new strain of swine flu that spreads from pigs to people. The cumulative case count jumped from 29 a week ago to 158 this week, thanks to a wave of... Read More »

Ohio Officials Probe Possible Swine Flu Cases (#3749)

posted on August 3, 2012 at 2:39 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio health and agriculture officials said Wednesday they are investigating the cases of 10 sick people whose illnesses have similarities to a swine flu virus. All had attended the same county fair, and officials at the... Read More »

2 Sides Face Off Ahead of NYC Sugary Drink Hearing (#3748)

posted on July 27, 2012 at 2:02 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - Advocates on both sides of the New York City proposal to limit the size of soda and other sugary drinks in eateries are facing off a day before public hearings. More than 100 protesters gathered on the steps of City Hall on... Read More »

Food Safety Program Temporarily Spared the Ax (#3747)

posted on July 18, 2012 at 3:52 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Agriculture Department grudgingly extended the life of the nation's largest produce-safety testing program Monday, just as the initiative was slated to be shut down. The tiny program samples thousands of high-risk... Read More »

Obama Announces $3 Billion in Private Sector Pledges to Help Feed Africa (#3738)

posted on May 18, 2012 at 1:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday said the United States has a "moral imperative" to lead the fight against hunger and malnutrition in Africa despite shrinking national budgets around the world. Obama announced $3 billion in... Read More »

Bird Flu Still A Menace in Asia and Beyond (#3725)

posted on February 17, 2012 at 3:47 PM

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous, and Vietnam is grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines used to protect... Read More »
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