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Caption: Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct crea...

Bought by KISU, WGCU, KGOU, NPR Illinois, and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Sociologist Ariela Schachter investigates how Americans think about race, immigration, assimilation, and what it means to be ‘similar.’

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
  • Purchases: 1
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In an indigenous Mayan community in highland Guatemala, sociocultural anthropologist Kedron Thomas noticed a trend that led her to investigate inte...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 18:47
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A sociologist of education breaks down some common myths about charter schools and offers her advice for newly appointed education secretary Betsy ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 15:08
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Sociologist Adia Harvey Wingfeld documents the pervasive and often subtle ways that successful black men – people like doctors, lawyers, and engine...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 12:48
  • Purchases: 1
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When conducting research for his acclaimed book "Klansville, USA," sociologist David Cunningham encountered the work of a journalist who, in the 19...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 16:45
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Sociologist Jake Rosenfeld discusses the growing wealth gap between rich and poor Americans, decreasing labor union membership, and considers what ...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 13:42
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Chemist Gary Patti shares how the emerging field of metabolomics, the study of metabolism, may hold clues for cancer research.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is spreading around the world; chemist Tim Wencewicz explains what his lab is doing to solve the problem.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:48
  • Purchases: 1
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How is human milk different in the Himalayan highlands than in the United States, and what can these differences reveal about what moms and babies ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 16:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Treated for her first eating disorder at 11, Rebecca Lester now studies eating disorders as an anthropologist and psychotherapist.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:10
  • Purchases: 1
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A historian shares the story of the Nazis' obsession with natural foods, and discusses how their ideas about nutrition compare with how we think ab...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 13:38
  • Purchases: 1
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What can an ancient debate about an elephant tell us about the history of medicine?

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:57
  • Purchases: 1
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A doctoral student in education seeks to discover solutions to health inequities in the St. Louis region and beyond.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
Caption: White Matter Fiber Architecture, Credit: The Human Connectome Project
Pull our your compass, because researcher Deanna Barch is about to guide us through the Human Connectome Project.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 12:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Psychologist Jeffrey Zacks explains why people (even psychologists!) get so emotionally involved in movies.

Bought by KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Your experiences shape who you are as a person. But how do they shape our perceptual abilities? Listen to how our brains process auditory informati...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 09:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Contraception as a right of privacy? The Supreme Court say, ‘Yes’!

Bought by KZYX, Spokane Public Radio, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 06, 2012
  • Length: 53:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Bicyclists take to the streets en mass in a fight over the ‘right to the city’.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KTSW 89.9, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WXDU and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2012
  • Length: 53:31
  • Purchases: 13