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  • New York Academy of Sciences Podcast

  • Curing Human Diseases: Targeting the Lysosome

    Leading scientists discuss the latest breakthroughs in lysosome biology and what they mean for treating Batten disease, and more common conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and cancer.

    This podcast is generously supported by the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation and brings you excerpted coverage from a recent event organized by the Academy in partnership with the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation. Visit Beyond Batten Disease Foundation's website for more information.

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    Proof of Concept Centers allow emerging technologists to try out their ideas, work with mentors, and develop marketable products. One of the key challenges participants face is turning a product into a viable business. In this podcast you’ll hear from participating teams as they pitch their products to potential commercial customers and investors in the clean energy sector.

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    February 16, 2017

    Finding the Nutritional Key to Longevity

    You see the headlines all the time linking nutrition to health and aging, but it's not so easy figuring out where the science is behind them. This podcast examines the connections between nutrition and longevity through the eyes of scientists researching the question.

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    In this special podcast, learn about the stories that shaped the Academy's 200 year history. From the emergence of the Academy on a bustling street in downtown Manhattan of 1817 to the professionalization and expansion of the sciences through the 1800s. From our early efforts to help disseminate and share scientific research long before the internet to our efforts today to expand who has access to scientific careers around the globe.

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