EarthSky 22: Treating Alzheimer’s
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.
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.
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