Like virtually every other animal, humans need sleep to survive. But why? Scientists peer into the brain to see what happens while we snooze and understand the powerful role that sleep – or lack of it – plays in memory, trauma and emotion regulation.
Celebrate ROADSHOW’s new season with a first-time visit to Harrisburg. Treasures include a Pennsylvania Dutch coffeepot, an 1892 H. F. Farny painting, and a Rene Lalique necklace.
Learn more about items discovered in Orlando, such as 1946 Einstein-signed photo and prints, an Agassiz pendant watch, ca. 1905 and a Chinese gold-splashed bronze vase, ca. 1850.
Journey to Orlando to learn more about vintage and antique items, including a 1965 NASA “Corned Beef” archive, a Korean painting titled “The Water Moon Viewing Guanyin,” and a 1918 WWI peach can label letter.
Travel to sunny Orlando for fantastic finds including: a pair of Joe Strummer’s boots, ca. 1979; Ned Hanlon championship pins and cufflinks, ca. 1895; and a 1941 Grant Wood lithograph.
Featured finds in Virginia Beach include a 1964 Cassius Clay signed promotional print, Abdullah Qandeel oil paintings, and an early 18th-century Chinese celadon vase.
The egg is perhaps nature’s most perfect life support system. These remarkable structures nurture new life; protecting it from the outside world at the same time as allowing it to breathe. They are strong enough to withstand the full weight of an incubating parent and weak enough for a hatchling to break free.
Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most critical public health crises facing America. This program illuminates the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease.
See how experiences shape the brain and body together, allowing them to adapt to the outside environment and develop new skills. Plus, learn how the brain forms memories by storing and processing billions of pieces of information every second.
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