• August 15, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Sickle cell disease still persists 100 years after discovery

    A look at sickle cell disease and why there aren't more promising options for treatment.
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    Taking CO2 out of the atmosphere to make plastics

    What if you could take carbon dioxide out of our atmosphere, and actually use it to make stuff? We meet one professor who is trying to do just that.
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    Training healthcare providers to 'win the hearts and minds' of veterans

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  • August 14, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Understanding male infertility and how it affects couples trying to get pregnant

    Fertility experts like Dr. Liberty Barnes think gender has little role when problems getting pregnant arise.
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    The dangers of swimming in Philadelphia's creeks

    A grieving Philadelphia mom wants to make sure everyone knows that swimming in the creeks isn't just illegal -- it's dangerous.
  • August 14, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Debating wider participation in medical research

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  • August 14, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Thousand Cankers Disease prompts wood quarantine in Pa.

    Caused by a fungus that's transported by the walnut twig beetle, the disease attacks the innermost layer of a tree's bark, called the phloem.
  • August 15, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Swords, whips and cotton candy: The science of the circus

    An unveiling of the science behind the circus blade box, a human blockhead, sword swallowing and more.
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