There are less than 100 female black physicists in the United States.
Morehouse professor Hadiyah Nicole-Green is one of those few women. And she's
on the forefront of a new technology that uses lasers to target and destroy
tumors. Professor Green has received a million dollar grant to push her
research into clinical trials. She joins us to talk more about her medical
breakthrough and why her fight against cancer is so personal. Plus, a new
microneedle patch designed by Georgia Tech could make it easier than ever for
people to protect against measles. The tiny patch is administered with just
the press of a thumb to the skin. Could this be a game changer for vaccines?
We look back at our conversation with Georgia Tech’s Mark Prausnitz and
Rebecca Martin, director of the CDC’s Global Immunization Division, about
this new technology. Then, one of the first signs of autism in infants is the
delay of what's known as babbling. Babbling is exactly what it sounds like:
indiscernible words of