ASU Research Review: Designing New Vaccines

Dr. Roy Curtiss, co-director of the Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology at the Biodesign Institute is working to develop an improved vaccine, specifically for infants and children, that would protect against bacterial pneumonia. The vaccine would be a single dose, oral vaccine that would be relatively inexpensive and easy to administer. These qualities are particularly important for disease prevention efforts in undeveloped countries.

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The Mysteries of Mental Illness

Examine ancient conceptions of mental illness and the establishment of psychiatry and trace the fight to develop mental illness standards.

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Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, home to the Maya, is a forest rich in wildlife, including monkeys, jaguars and vibrant tropical birds. Here lies a secret underworld which holds the key to life.

Rick Steves’ Rome

In this hour-long travel special, Rick Steves explores the "Eternal City" of Rome, a grand and ancient metropolis rich with exquisite art, vibrant culture and centuries of history.