PRX - Pieces for Topic: Food

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A scaled-up local food system may be the only way we can feed ourselves as we weather the storm of climate change. Until now, CSAs, urban gardens a...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Miodownik shows presenter Quentin Cooper the electroplated spoons he's used to test how different metals can affect the taste of our food., Credit: Hannah Marshall
Does your morning coffee taste better from your favorite mug? Scientists now realize that what we eat is just a small part of our dining experie...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 3
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Dr. David Agus, one of the world's leading cancer physicians and researchers, chronicled innovative steps we can take to prevent illness and prolon...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: May 29, 2015
  • Length: 07:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Getting into shape is one of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions. Before embarking on a fad diet or spending your hard earned cash on questiona...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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While lie detectors are highly accurate, they’re also expensive. An expert in cyber security has developed a way to actually predict a person's pro...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, Peconic Public Broadcasting, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Some people eat ginger to calm their stomachs, and Peter Rabbit’s mother gave him a dose of chamomile tea to cure his ailments. One Virginia resear...

Bought by KENW, WABE, WAMC, and WXDU


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 4
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Biologist Peter Vitousek discusses the serious impacts humankind has had on the nitrogen cycle and how that relates to our food system. He expands ...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 26:12
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Two research teams get unexpected results and health advocates see even more reason to get people to give up sweet drinks.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 29, 2011
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 1
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Reduce, reuse, recycle! This episode focuses on waste that has become a product of its own. Enter Jell-O and Vaseline.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2010
  • Length: 11:29
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Get the skinny on trans fats and learn why a popular crash diet is not likely to help you shed pounds.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2010
  • Length: 12:15
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Dueling Docs offers 2-minute modules where listeners can find the cure for contradictory medical advice. Listeners will hear the side of health sto...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2010
  • Length: 02:01
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Tupperware began with Earl S. Tupper, once described as a "failed tree surgeon and archetypal reader of the Reader's Digest." Who, also "combined f...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 02:43
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Jell-O, a stapled of our holiday tables was invented by on of the greatest American engineers of all time.

Bought by WMMT


  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 02:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The existence of more than forty species of birds, and other wildlife is in peril. Their survival depends on whether or not the wine cork survives.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 02:41
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winter day, while ice fishing, Birdseye piled his catch beside his fishing hole. The combination of ice, wind and temperature instantly froze the f...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 02:25
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Why some people willingly eat painful food.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KSFR


  • Added: Jun 27, 2009
  • Length: 03:08
  • Purchases: 2
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Good chemical habits for the new year.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2008
  • Length: 12:05
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Embrace the fake: cubic zirconia, soy, and fine art.

  • Added: Dec 31, 2008
  • Length: 11:59
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The science of wine (and hangovers).

  • Added: Dec 28, 2008
  • Length: 10:53
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Plum pudding + ham = a delicious chemical feast.

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Dec 23, 2008
  • Length: 11:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Learn about umami and hear a poem about taste sensations in the West Indies.

  • Added: Nov 19, 2008
  • Length: 12:00
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An engineer uses heat transfer theory to reveal how to cook a turkey

  • Added: Nov 11, 2008
  • Length: 02:16
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Distillations takes a journey to the land of nod.

Bought by KPIK-LP


  • Added: Oct 09, 2008
  • Length: 11:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Some more of our favorite segments.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2008
  • Length: 09:33