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The Nuns' Story

MJK

Registered User
Oct 22, 2004
54
Friday 24th March 11 am on Radio 4

More than a thousand members of religious orders in the United States have volunteered to take part in a remarkable experiment that will mean their brains will be donated to science after their deaths, to help unlock the mysteries of Alzheimer's Disease.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/pip/3jihh

Looks like it might be interesting.
 

May

Registered User
Oct 15, 2005
627
Yorkshire
I think the study arose out of work started in 1986 by David Snowden, I read a book by him called 'Aging with Grace' about a nun's community who had allowed him to study their lives.