The Pulse: Indigenous Traditions Get Science Backing

Teaser Image: 

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Summary: 

Thousands of years ago, Chinese and Greek civilizations used the bark of willow trees as medicine to treat pain. Centuries later, scientists studied willow bark to find out if it was anything special. It turns out it is. We now use a synthetic version of the active chemical, and call it aspirin.

Program: 

The Show

Air Date: 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018