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Caption: Medical Staff in the Snohomish County Jail., Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
Opioid withdrawal is like the worst flu you’ve ever had. Now, imagine you’re responsible for dozens of people as sick as can be. What do you do? ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 28:33
Caption: Charlie Lincoln, Credit: Andrea Canter
Jazz pros Doug Little and Charlie Lincoln lead a group of high school jazz musicians known as the Twin Cities Jazz Workshop. The group learns music...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Nov 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Warner
Nontoxic hair color from the recipes of beetles, and a potential Alzheimer’s cure derived from applying nature’s operating instructions. The world-...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:31
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No challenge before us is more important — and more potentially life-giving — than that we come to see and know our fellow citizens, our neighbors,...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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The new field of epigenetics sees that genes can be turned on and off and expressed differently through changes in environment and behavior. Rachel...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
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“Our world is rich,” Lisa Randall has written, “so rich that two of the most important questions particle physicists ask are: Why this richness? Ho...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Shirley Sherrod on the porch of the antebellum mansion at Resora Plantation , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
Shirley Sherrod’s introduction to the intermingling of agriculture and racism came when she was 17 years old, with an incident that changed the cou...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WJCT, WABE, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Jan 01, 2016
  • Length: 50:14
  • Purchases: 4
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This piece lets listeners follow along as The Great American Think-off asks America to answer the question "Love or Fear: Which Motivates Us More?"...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
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(NOTE: The full length piece is now available) This piece lets listeners follow along as The Great American Think-off asks America to answer th...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2015
  • Length: 04:41
Caption: Touching the miniature buildings on the map activates auditory information and directions. , Credit: University of Buffalo
3-D talking maps use a variety of sensory modalities to help the visually impaired find their way around college campuses and other institutions.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A schematic of transcranial magnetic stimulation., Credit: Credit: Eric Waserman/NIH
An experimental treatment for bulimia nervosa may help restore connections within the brain that influence eating behavior in some patients.

  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: California Condor with chick. , Credit: Joseph Brandt/Pacific Southwest Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Captive-bred California Condors lack role models to show them how to survive in the wild. But wildlife biologists are there to help them navigate t...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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What is a cooperative business model and how can it support both economic viability and social responsibility? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Regi...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Reverend Death Alane Cameron Miles, Credit: Rebecca D'Angelo
Alane Cameron Miles was groomed throughout her life to be comfortable with death and the dying. She had a knack for it and would ultimately become ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 27:26
Caption: pork walk, Credit: archive
Passions for food and music shine through the nation of Catalunya.The traditional, the innovative, the very local and the trans-Mediterranian fusio...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Warren Krane
Commander Warren Krane and the crew of the Peregrine arrive at Hermitage Station in a remote region of space to attend an Officer's Ball where the ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:58
Caption: Water in overvloed, Credit: Anton Foek
Siew Naipal is een Surinamer, die in de Oekraine dat deel uitmaakte van de voormalige Soviet Unie, tot hdroloog, expert in de waterhuishoudkunde, i...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2013
  • Length: 28:12
Caption: Sunset over Manaus, Credit: Anton Foek
On the road from Suriname to Brazil, dr van Dijck, associate professor at the University of Amsterdam, takes us in a world that soon will be change...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2013
  • Length: 32:10
Caption: Wendy Oliveras (left); Bobby Pickles (right)
Bobby speaks with Wendy Oliveras, author of “Let’s Play SHESS: Succeed in your game of life and business by playing chess: from Pawn to Queen”. The...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2013
  • Length: 01:08:15
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The man behind the I Heart NY logo talks art and design!

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Aug 05, 2011
  • Length: 29:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shiro plums picked by the Portland Fruit Tree Project (after this photo was taken)
Doing it Ourselves: What it really takes to work, play and live together. ***This show aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting as part of a series of 5...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KLCC, KUT and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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We depend on all kinds of secular and spiritual rituals to mark the ends and beginnings of things. Sometimes this means following a long-standing t...

Bought by XRAY.fm, WRVO Public Media, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WYSO, WRVO Public Media and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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OAFP Production Archive I Pledge - Diane Rehm

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, WITF, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Nov 11, 2009
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 3
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This Story is Free! Youth Radio journalist, Berenice Akuamoah, 18, tells her story through a six-part radio diary

Bought by KWCW


  • Added: Jan 23, 2006
  • Length: 04:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PRX default Piece image
What if you know you will loose your hearing at age 18? Kevin and James Hatch face this dilemma with surprising grace.

Bought by PRX Remix, KUOW, SALTcast Podcast, KZSC, Marfa Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2006
  • Length: 07:41
  • Purchases: 8