Science-Palooza | FULL SHOW | #328

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Summary: This weeks show is a veritable grab bag of topics! First is a groundbreaking new treatment for preciously untreatable tremors. Then on to the Rosetta probe, which is crashing into a comet shaped like a rubber duck!! And finally, we have the latest in maintenance-free air purification technology! | <a href="" target="_blank">Download Full Episode #328</a> <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Segment 1: Targeting Tremors</strong></a> | <a href="" target="_blank">Download Segment 1</a> For those with tremors, everyday tasks like drinking a cup of coffee can feel impossible. Lebenthal &amp; Company CEO, <a href="" target="_blank">Alexandra Lebenthal</a>, suffered from terrible tremors most of her life until she took part in a groundbreaking procedure at <a href="" target="_blank">Weill Cornell Medicine Brain &amp; Spine Center in NYC</a>. Alexandra shares her personal journey undergoing high-intensity focused ultrasound treatments. <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Segment 2: Essential Tremor</a> </strong>| <a href="" target="_blank">Download Segment 2</a> 10-million people in the U.S. are afflicted with Essential Tremor. A cutting-edge procedure has received FDA approval and is bringing hope to those affected by the common movement disorder. <a href="" target="_blank">Alexandra Lebenthal</a> comments on how the procedure has positively impacted her quality of life. <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Segment 3: Death on a Comet</a> </strong>| <a href="" target="_blank">Download Segment 3</a> The Rosetta Probe is going to run out of juice soon, but instead of letting it fade away, it's going to be crashed into a comet! Aren't scientists the best? On behalf of the <a href="" target="_blank">Science Channel</a> (<a href="" target="_blank">@sciencechannel</a>), Dan Riskin (<a href="" target="_blank">@riskindan</a>) tells us more. <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Segment 4: Hot Potato</a> </strong>| <a href="" target="_blank">Download Segment 4</a> What shape is a comet? Would you have guessed "rubber duck? Dr. Dan Riskin (<a href="" target="_blank">@riskindan</a>), Host of Science Channel's (<a href="" target="_blank">@sciencechannel</a>) "<a href="" target="_blank">Death on a Comet</a>", joins us to discuss all the new data they've been discovering from the Rosetta Probe. <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Segment 5: 2016 Space Odyssey </strong></a>| <a href="" target="_blank">Download Segment 5</a> What does a comet shaped like a rubber duck smell like? The <a href="" target="_blank">Science Channel</a> (<a href="" target="_blank">@sciencechannel</a>) has the answer! Dr. Dan Riskin (<a href="" target="_blank">@riskindan</a>), Host of "<a href="" target="_blank">Death on a Comet</a>", joins us to discuss the new Science Channel special. <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Segment 6: Airfree</strong></a> | <a href="" target="_blank">Download Segment 6</a> Do you have dust or mold allergies? Alan is joined by Jose Duarte, Airfree (<a href="" target="_blank">@airfree</a>) Development Director, to discuss their amazing new air purifier, the <a href="" target="_blank">Onix 3000</a>, that is maintenance-free... And did we mention it looks like Darth Vader. Bonus!