Health & Science

Omnibus Lectures
4:00 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Interview: "Cosmos" Host Neil deGrasse Tyson, Part One

Neil deGrasse Tyson visits Fort Wayne as part of the IPFW Omnibus Lecture series Oct. 21st.
Credit Courtesy / IPFW

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has become a modern science icon: a bridge between the general public and the wonders of the universe.

Tyson runs New York's Hayden Planetarium, has written several books, and appears regularly in the media to discuss the science news of the day.

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Health & Science
1:40 pm
Sat September 27, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Ticks

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central teaches us about ticks.  

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Health & Science
1:00 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Wool

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about what wool is and where it comes from.  

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Opinion - Health
5:03 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Remembering Your Right of Refusal

IPFW Associate Professor and medical ethicist Abraham Schwab.
Credit Courtesy / Abraham Schwab

Let’s say that your father, mother, grandmother, sister, or other family member is admitted to the hospital. Given their poor and slowly deteriorating health, this admission comes as no surprise. Your loved one makes it through the event and is now ready to be discharged from the hospital.

Where should they go?

The answer we all would like to give: the place that best fits their medical and personal needs.

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Health & Science
12:23 pm
Sat September 13, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is Silk?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about silk. What is it, and where does it come from?

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat September 6, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is an Octopus?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about octopi.  What are they, and what are their defense mechanisms? 

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Health & Science
1:25 pm
Sat August 30, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Coriolis Effect

On this week's episode of the Weekly Experiment, we learn about the Coriolis effect.  Martin Fisher from Science Central explains what it is and what we use it for. 

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Health & Science
1:43 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Hurricanes

How are cyclones formed? Just what are the conditions that create a hurricane? Martin Fisher of Science Central provides a detailed overview of one of nature's most powerful weather events.

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Health & Science
11:22 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Episode 162 - Fireworks

Opinion - Health
5:17 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

The Business of Ebola

IPFW Associate Professor and medical ethicist Abraham Schwab.
Credit Courtesy / Abraham Schwab

As we all know, two individuals infected with Ebola now reside in Atlanta, Georgia. After they were identified as infected, they were flown to Atlanta in a special containment plane and then taken to a containment unit at Emory University.

Once at Emory they received an experimental serum, ZMapp, which, in animals, has been effective in eradicating the disease in individuals.

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