Medical Technology/ Rattlesnake Remover/ Bodies Revealed

Medical Technology Advances  A new combined MRI/PET scanner is showing a lot of promise. Today on Insight, a UC Davis scientist involved in researching the new machine tells you what the advantages are of combining these two useful but very different scanners.

Rattlesnake Remover  As the weather warms up, snakes are on the move and it's more likely you might come across one, particularly rattlesnakes. Len Ramirez, owner of Ramirez Rattlesnake Removal, tells you about rattlesnake habitat, habits and predators. You'll also learn what to do to minimize snakes on your property, where and how you most likely to them and what you should do if you or a pet gets bitten.

"Bodies Revealed"  An exhibit with real human bodies is in Sacramento for one more month. The chief medical director behind "Bodies Revealed" tells you about the exhibition that features real whole and partial body specimens. This segment originally aired Nov. 29th, 2007.

Bodies Revealed runs through Sunday, April 27th at 2040 Alta Arden Way, Sacramento. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Information: (888) 263-4379.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008