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David Shenk: The Genius in All of Us (3/18/10)

David Shenk, Author, The Forgetting, Data Smog and The Immortal Game
 
Shenk presents a compelling case against the notion of genetic “giftedness.” Forget everything you think you know about genes, talent and intelligence. In recent years, some scientific evidence has emerged suggesting a completely new paradigm: not talent scarcity, but latent talent abundance.
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Menopause Demystified: Cutting-Edge Information for Making Informed Decisions

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Marcia Stefanick, Ph.D., Professor (Research) of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research
Shiroko Sokitch, M.D., Marin County Doctor
Nancy Milliken, M.D., Director, UCSF Women’s Health - Moderator Read more »

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Old Solutions for New Problems: The Relevance of Traditional Chinese Medicine Today

John Nieters, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; Certified in Integrated Diabetes Care, Xin Hua Hospital Read more »

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Bias in Drug Trials

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Lisa Bero, Professor, School of Pharmacy, UCSF Read more »

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Toying with Trouble

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David Bisno, M.D., Ophthalmologist (retired) Read more »

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The Crowded Universe

Alan Boss, Astronomer; Research Scientist, Carnegie Institution of Washington Department of Terrestrial Magnetism; Author, The Crowded Universe Read more »

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Cosmetic Surgery, from Blast Wounds to Brow Lifts (3/24/09)

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Roger Friedenthal, Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery, CPMC Read more »

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Ocean Adventures: Call of the Killer Whale (4/16/09)

Jean-Michel Cousteau, Explorer; Environmentalist; Educator; Producer

“I’ve always said, if you protect the ocean, you protect yourself,” says Cousteau. The son of Jacques travels to the most extreme locations on Earth, combining science with storytelling, to reveal how the ocean is connected with our own lives. His "Ocean Adventures" series and killer whale documentary bring to light the threats to sea life because of human activity, and ways we can protect these important creatures. Read more »

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