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7:43 pm
Fri January 2, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Battleships

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about battleships.  What are they used for, and how are they made?

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Health & Science
11:54 am
Sat December 27, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Space Suit

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about space suits.  What are they, and how do they protect astronauts? 

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Health & Science
7:07 am
Mon December 22, 2014

American Cancer Society Calls for More Funding for Services

The American Cancer Society says Indiana isn’t doing nearly enough to support its breast and cervical cancer screening program.

Government relations director Brianna Herndon says going into a budget session, cancer prevention programs are one of the first items on the Cancer Action Network’s to-do list. 

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat December 20, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Conservation of Energy

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about the conservation of energy. 

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Opinion - Health
5:21 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

The Failure to Police Medical Professionals

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

The method that caught my eye immediately was “rectal feeding."

I’d never heard this term before, but I thought I could guess what it involved. In one instance it involved pureeing hummus, pasta with sauce, nuts and raisins that were then rectally infused into a detainee. Just one of many techniques, this procedure makes clear the role that professional medical practitioners played in enabling this sexual assault of persons suspected of terrorist activity.

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat December 13, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Thermodynamics

This week, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about thermodynamics.  What is it, and what are some examples?

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat November 29, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Olfaction

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about olfaction.  

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Opinion - Health
3:02 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Obamacare, Net Neutrality, and "Whac-a-Mole" Regulation

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

Senator Ted Cruz made news last week when he responded to President Obama’s call for Net Neutrality with a tweet claiming that Net Neutrality is Obamacare for the Internet.

Cruz’s tweet has been criticized by Al Franken among others.

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Health & Science
2:59 pm
Sat November 15, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Potential Energy

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about potential energy.  

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Health & Science
3:55 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is Kinetic Energy?

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about kinetic energy.  What is it, and what are some examples? 

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