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Engineering Hope: Groundbreaking Research That Could Change Our Lives

This week, KERA journalists visit laboratories at North Texas universities where researchers are pioneering treatments that could revolutionize medicine. The series airs Monday through Friday during Morning Edition and All Things Considered on KERA FM.

Monday, Oct. 10: BJ Austin looks at how SMU, UNT and others are developing the next generation of artificial limbs for injured soldiers.

Tuesday, Oct. 11: Sujata Dand finds a new drug protocol at UT Southwestern that is curing patients with Hepatitis C.

Wednesday, Oct. 12: Bill Zeeble explores nanotechnology at TCU that could eliminate the side effects of chemotherapy.

Thursday, Oct. 13: Shelley Kofler discovers a smartphone application at UTD that improves hearing for some battling deafness.
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