Carnegie STEM Girls: Rita Levi-Montalcini
Carnegie STEM Girls

While studying at Washington University, Rita Levi-Montalcini did her most important work: isolating the nerve growth factor (NGF)! For this discovery she received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1986.

Ologies: Somnology (SLEEP) with Dr. W. Chris Winter

Called “The Sleep Whisperer,” neurologist and sleep specialist Dr. W. Chris Winter joins Alie for a thrilling 2-parter about why we need sleep, the ideal amount of it, what sleep does to the brain, insomnia, sleep stages, ideal bedtime conditions, and even the historical lore around sleep paralysis.