Naked Scientists Podcast

Naked Scientists episode

Tue, 22nd Sep 2015

How to Save a Life

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This week we find out what it takes to save a life, from doctors performing open chest surgery in the street to helping people recover in the longer term from severe brain injuries. Plus, news of a real invisibility cloak, how caffeine gives us a boost, and why scientists need you to quiz your dog.

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  • 00:52 - How coffee can wreck your sleep

    Coffee lovers beware: drinking it at night disrupts your body clock by almost an hour, leading to less sleep...

  • 05:55 - Stopping Alzheimer's occurring

    A new technique could help reduce the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's, by opening up the blood brain barrier to flush out beta-amyloid



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