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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There are lots of LGBTQ kids in the foster care system. To take care of those kids, Philadelphia is recruiting foster parents who are LGBTQ, too.
2 weeks agoListen 6:35
Victoria Elder loves her kid — and regrets becoming a mother. She and others are challenging the belief that parenthood is for everyone.
2 weeks agoListen 7:42
Facing terminal cancer, an undocumented immigrant must decide if access to life-extending medicine is worth the increased risk of deportation.
2 weeks agoListen 9:23
Blues guitarist Todd Simpson has a genetic disorder. His family calls his innate musical talent a gift from God. Some scientists wonder if it came from a tiny blip in his DNA.
3 weeks agoListen 12:35
A hidden world of pathways leads wild animals safely across busy roads, keeping ecosystems connected even as human use fragments and disturbs them.
1 month agoListen 7:00