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Question Your World: How Are Contact Lenses Changing?

Wearable technology is quite the hot topic for us these days. Basically everything we wear is considered a piece of technology and is prone to upgrades as science and innovation move ahead. This includes everything from shoes to contact lenses. Let’s look at some interesting upgrades in the world of wearable technology by asking today’s question, how are contact lenses changing? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.

NOVA: Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped?

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 10:49am -- WCVE

Alzheimer’s disease strikes at the core of what makes us human: our capacity to think, to love, and to remember. The disease ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide, and it is one of the greatest medical mysteries of our time. Join investigators as they gather clues and attempt to reconstruct the molecular chain of events that ultimately leads to dementia, and follow key researchers in the field who have helped to develop the leading theories of the disease.

Question Your World: Does More Data Make Your Smartphone Heavier?

Math and science work together on some powerful applications like sending spacecraft to distant planets or tweaking our GPS systems. Sometimes they also simply help us answer really trippy questions like does more data make your smartphone heavier? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

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