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Now displaying: September, 2017
Sep 25, 2017

"Your brain is a dark, damp maze. The 1.5kg or so of soft brain tissue that is folded and pleated in your skull holds within it another, more complex labyrinth of nerve cells reaching out to each other in the darkness, making electrical and chemical connections, forming pathways and circuits that somehow give rise to consciousness and cognition, the memories and thoughts that define you. In Deter's brain, that labyrinth had become a trap. Connections were lost, cells missing, memories wiped, intellect destroyed."

The cause of Alzheimer’s disease has troubled the science world’s best detectives. Can such a mystery really be solved if we gather enough clues?

Written and read by Michael Regnier, produced by Barry J Gibb

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Sep 18, 2017

Is there a ‘right’ way to bring up your child? Linda Geddes asks whether parent school is the answer.

Written by Linda Geddes
Read by Rebecca McIntosh
Produced by Graihagh Jackson

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If you liked this story, we recommend 'Blood Speaks' by Rose George, available as a podcast here: https://mosaicscience.com/story/menstrual-taboo-periods-shame-women

Sep 11, 2017

In times of economic trouble, governments can choose to cut public services to save money. But at what cost? Meet those on the sharp end of austerity in the UK to find out what it means for mental health.

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If you liked this story, we recommend Mosaicscience – The-male-suicides-how-social-perfectionism-kills by Will Storr, also available as a podcast.

Sep 4, 2017

We know that our diet has a huge influence on our health, but is it possible to use food as medicine for a specific disease?

Written by Emma Young
Read by Charlotte Hussey
Produced by Graihagh Jackson

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If you liked this story, we recommend 'Porklife: building a better pig' by Sujata Gupta, available as a podcast here: https://mosaicscience.com/story/porklife-building-better-pig

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