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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Single use plastic and energy-hogging equipment are among the culprits. Some scientists are trying to find a better way.
2 weeks agoListen 7:28
Years of research, classwork, teaching and study can take a stressful toll in almost any area.
2 weeks agoListen 12:21
How faulty data, Big Pharma and the fallout from hydroxychloroquine has haunted the research world, as desperate doctors and researchers look for a COVID-19 treatment.
1 month agoListen 14:52
As some hospitals became overwhelmed during the early days of the pandemic, educational requirements for residents in especially hard-hit regions were suspended.
1 month agoListen 7:15
The pandemic has accelerated a disconcerting trend: Workplace-surveillance software.
2 months agoListen 6:57
It takes years for science to migrate into real-life practice. Today, educators are trying to make real-time sense of a disease scientists are learning about on the fly.
2 months agoListen 11:14
How are kids being impacted by the pandemic? Our high school reporters produced short personal essays on ways that the pandemic has impacted each of their lives.
2 months ago
A race-car accident shook her frontal lobes and cerebellum like a baby rattle, doctors said. Personality change after a trauma like that isn’t uncommon.
3 months agoListen 6:42