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Foods high in antioxidants are believed to fight oxidative stress. But what is oxidative stress? Two scientists from a recent NYAS conference break it down and discuss whether antioxidants have superpowers.
Hear the story of the Experimental Cuisine Collective, a program created to make polymer science accessible to the average person.Multimedia: Slideshow
Join a New York naturalist as he leads a spring food foraging tour in Central Park. Learn the history, science, and folklore behind foraging for your own food. www.wildmanstevebrill.com.
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Understanding nutrition's impact on health requires an intricate knowledge of all the different systems within the human body. Learn how a systems approach to nutrition could change the field.
A recent conference held at the Academy asked a downright outrageous question: Can dementia be prevented by making changes to your diet? In this podcast we look at what the answers might be.
The New York Academy of Sciences is the world's nexus of scientific innovation in the service of humanity. For nearly 200 years — since 1817 — the Academy has brought together extraordinary people working at the frontiers of discovery and promoted vital links between science and society.
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