New York Academy of Sciences Podcast: Episodes

In the final episode of our Dementia Decoded series, we look at some of the innovative approaches that are being taken, and how they hold out new hope for the future.
In this episode of the Dementia Decoded series, we'll look at new and innovative ways people around the world are addressing this problem, and offer some tools and strategies for people dealing with dementia in their own families and communities.
In the third episode of our Dementia Decoded series, we look at the current slate of treatment options available to people living with neurodegenerative dementia, and the road toward new and better ones.
In the second episode of our Dementia Decoded series, we look at the current state of knowledge about the basic physiology of Alzheimer's, and how scientists are working to unlock its secrets.
The first episode of our new five-part Dementia Decoded podcast series looks at what Alzheimer's is, how it differs from other forms of Dementia, and whether is it an inevitable part of aging.
Leading scientists discuss the latest breakthroughs in lysosome biology and what they mean for treating Batten disease, and more common conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and cancer.
In the second of a two-part series, experts look at the links between health and nutrition. They examine everything from how nutrition impacts hospital stays, to cancer and aging, to developing food science innovations, and improving diet.
In this first of a two-part series, experts from various sectors explore the available options to reduce "hidden hunger"—micronutrient deficiencies in a population.
A young chemist discusses his goal of producing usable clean energy by artificially mimicking the process of photosynthesis.
Three budding biologists and their teacher discuss the vital work of conservation biology and how students are making important contributions to the field.
Designer Josh Treuhaft discusses the issue of food waste and his creative approach to combating the problem.
A young scientist and an educator discuss work being undertaken by the Bronx River Alliance to restore and better understand the river's ecosystem and to introduce its beauty to the public.
High school student Grace Greenwald connects her peers with world class neuroscientists and mentorship.
A diverse panel of leading experts discusses innovative efforts to develop an effective treatment for Alzheimer's Disease.
Experts discuss the merits of integrating nutrition and early childhood development interventions to nurture the physical and psychological health of underprivileged children.
Protein is one of the most important nutrients in our diet, but providing an adequate and equitable supply of it to people around the world remains a vexing problem.
The third podcast in our series on the Research Agenda for Nutrition Science focuses on implementation.
Part two of our podcast series on the nutrition research agenda addresses the importance, as well as the challenge, of tackling global nutrition needs in a coordinated, multisectoral way.
The first of two podcasts on the development of a global agenda for nutrition research.
Engineering students in the Projects for Underserved Communities program at UT Austin are proving you're never too young to make a difference by putting science to good use.
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