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Caption: Cover art by Alex Wild (www.alexanderwild.com): Argentine ants (Linepithema humile), an aggressive pest species introduced by human commerce to California, attack a native Pogonomyrmex harvester ant. Native ants in many places around the world have disapp, Credit: Alex Wild
Kingsolver takes us to 1950s Belgian Congo via the Prices, a missionary family. David Holway from UCSD gives us the rundown on local ant species wh...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 22:44
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Why are new mothers dying at an alarming rate in this country?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 21:26
  • 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
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A college education can leave some students with a health debt.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Assault on De'Andre Harris, Credit: Zach Roberts
When disaster strikes, will we descend into dystopia — or cooperate? We talk with Cory Doctorow about his new work of speculative fiction, Walkaw...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
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It’s not surprising that many of the medicines we use today are derived from plants. The surprising part is how similar the molecular components of...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 35:36
Caption: Rue Mapp, founder of Outdoor Afro, leads a group on a white water adventure, Credit: Outdoor Afro
There's a mountain of statistics that suggest black Americans don’t go out in nature as much as people of other ethnicities, but one Bay Area organ...

Bought by KSKA and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:22
  • Purchases: 2
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As the son of the great civil rights attorney, Oliver Hill Sr., Oliver Hill Jr. knows a thing or two about fighting for equality. He says that toda...

Bought by KENW, WABE, and WXDU


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 3
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You know the stereotype: white guy in a lab coat with crazy hair and an experiment gone awry. But the picture of science is changing. In this episo...

Bought by Harford Community Radio, WFHB, and WAMC


  • Added: Feb 18, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Until recently, most researchers believed the brain stopped developing cognitive ability after a certain age. But a new study suggests otherwise.

Bought by Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Norfolk State University (NSU) created a scholarship program to encourage African American students to pursue degrees in STEM. African American wom...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Sep 19, 2008
  • Length: 12:10
  • Purchases: 1
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ThoughtCast speaks with Princeton philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah about his new book, "Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers" -- followe...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jul 09, 2007
  • Length: 57:01
  • Purchases: 1