PRX - Pieces for Format: Special

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

190 results


Piece image
This week on the show: You need more sleep - No, you’re not the only one in zombie mode. A sleep deprivation "epidemic" is getting measurably ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
Piece image
It was a good living. If you can stay in business 53 years, that says a lot.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2020
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Wall of patches at Slab BBQ, including two for the 10th Mountain Division., Credit: Pios Labs
How do you “develop your practice” as a teacher and administrator? Rachel and Pius discuss this question and share their thoughts on going deeper i...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2020
  • Length: 18:29
Piece image
Hair Loss, and Restoration, Skin Health and Dermatology with Dr Ricardo Mejia from Jupiter Dermatology and Hair Restoration. New procedures, treat...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
Piece image
Hugo Fruehauf, one of the co-inventors of GPS, explains the nitty-gritty of what GPS is. He also details his critical engineering work on the GPS s...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 32:27
Piece image
Dangers Details and Benefits of Stem Cell Transplantation with Regenerative Medicine Pioneer Dipnarine Maharaj MD of the Maharaj Institute of Immun...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:47
Piece image
Can we beat the traffic by taking to the skies? Sailing over freeways in a flying car, getting to work in minutes instead of hours, has long been t...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: Photo of the robot from Every Kid Gets a Robot., Credit: Danielle Boyer, The STEAM Connection.
What do young people think about STEM fields today? Michigan STEM educator Danielle Boyer talks about her perspective as a recent high school grad...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio


  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 36:03
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
This week on the show: My computer and me - Addicted to your smartphone? Just wait 'til you hear about what's coming next. Come follow us th...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
Piece image
Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WLPR, Maine Public Radio, KBBI and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
This week on the show: Self-driving carnage - Drive into a child, or swerve and hit two grandparents? Such horrendously difficult choices will...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Is Engineering Solar Radiation a Crazy Idea?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Solar geoengineering, an ambitious set of experiments that aim to reduce the amount of sun and heat that reaches the planet, has gained momentum in...

Bought by Prairie Public, KCPW, WGCU, NPR Illinois, and KUNM


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
PG&E has had a bad few years. A series of record-breaking wildfires culminating with 2018’s devastating Camp Fire propelled the California utility ...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: All Hail The Driverless Car? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
What if the next car you buy or taxi you hail drives itself? Driverless cars, also known as autonomous or self-driving vehicles, are currently in t...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KISU, KUOW, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Despite having the top-selling luxury car in 2018, and a loyal if not rabid customer base, Tesla has been facing major challenges. In August, maver...

Bought by WCQS, KUOW, WMRA, MPR News Stations, KUMD and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Will Free Speech Save Social Media?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the world's largest social media companies respond to a pernicious online climate, including hate speech and false content posted by use...

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


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
This week on the show: What would you ask a Neanderthal? We can bring Neanderthals back, a la Jurassic Park, with technologies we have today. So...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surp...

Bought by WSKG and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

Bought by WCQS, WMUU-LP, KFOI Radio, NPR Now, KVMR and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
Piece image
Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Can AI Change Your Mind? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Intelligence Squared U.S. has debated Artificial Intelligence (AI) before – the risks, the rewards, and whether it can change the world – but for t...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, NPR Illinois, and WGCU


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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
Piece image
The math is clear: lowering greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to keep the earth below 1.5 degrees Celsius of post-industrial warming. The late...

Bought by KBBI, KVMR, Gallatin Valley Community Radio, WKAR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
Piece image
From fires and floods to hurricanes and hot temperatures, 2018 put climate on the front page in ways it hadn’t been before. Yet amidst the disrupti...

Bought by KZYX, WXXI, WKAR, NPR Now, KUHF and more


  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 10