EarthSky 22: Treating Alzheimer’s

A new Alzheimer’s treatment is also being studied by the Army as a way to protect soldiers from chemical warfare – on EarthSky 22, your 22 minutes of science and music.

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

ES 22 Producers: Deborah Byrd, Beth Lebwohl, Ryan Britton, Emily Howard

Listeners hear EarthSky 22 on 22 stations, and counting

This week’s lineup:

Science News of the Week:

5.9 magnitude earthquake rattles Washington D.C. and U.S. East Coast

World Water Week in Stockholm

Need to clean an oil spill? Microbes are key, study says

Russian supply ship to ISS crashes in Siberia

We share Earth with millions of unknown species

This Week’s Featured Stories:

Alzheimer’s Treatment Beth Lebwohl speaks with Seth Herzon about synthesizing a compound known to be helpful in treating Alzheimer’s. This compound is also being studied by the US Army as a way to protect soldiers from chemical warfare.

Global Night Sky Deborah Byrd explains the movement of planets Mars and Jupiter, and the best times to see them in your night sky.

Dome on moon likely created by viscous lava

Mysterious Domes on the Moon Jorge Salazar speaks with planetary scientist Bradley L. Jolliff of Washington University in St. Louis about his discovery of some interesting and unusual volcanic domes on the far side of the moon.

This week’s musical contributors:

Sounda

The Bright Light Social Hour

The Black and White Years

One Hundred Flowers

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