Go on an adventure into unexpected corners of the health and science world each week with award-winning host Maiken Scott. The Pulse will take you behind the doors of operating rooms, into the lab with some of the world’s foremost scientists, and back in time to explore life-changing innovations. The Pulse delivers stories in ways that matter to you, and answers questions you never knew you had.
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How emerging microbiome science is pointing the way toward an innovative approach.
2 days agoListen 12:58
It was supposed to be paradise, a slice of raw nature in a densely populated country. But things didn't go according to plan, and the conditions were ripe for controversy.
3 weeks agoListen 14:41
A virtual reality game became a lifeline for a player dealing with depression and anxiety. Experts say he stumbled onto a tool that may one day be a normal part of therapy.
3 weeks agoListen 13:18
In place of brick, builders are embracing new materials and wood-frame construction. The reasons why come down to changing economic, cultural and environmental dynamics.
1 month agoListen 08:54
Among the telltale signs are: questionable judgment; willingness to take on backbreaking labor; inability to delegate tasks. And stress, lots of stress.
1 month agoListen 05:25
The inefficiencies of steam have gone unchecked for years. But now, that may change. Earlier this year, New York City passed a landmark law to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions
1 month agoListen 08:36
Where one Canadian team works, there are rugged mountain peaks, foothills and vast meadows, as well as towns and farmland. How many bears live here?
2 months agoListen 08:43