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HOUR ONE: "Wonders Of The Human Body" - What's so wondrous about the human body? An hour on transplants, chronic illnesses and the familiar in ours...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
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My first experience with Baltimore City Jail, I think I was 17 years of age, and it just seems like it’s been repeatedly ever since. I’ve been in a...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Common Fangtooth (Anoplogaster cornuta), Credit: Paul Caiger
Tanner Robbins reports on the Ocean Twilight Zone and the scientists studying it.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ted Davis’ completed (and oddly shaped) Sudoku puzzles from a book called “Tricky Sudoku”
Pat and Ted Davis have been married for more than fifty years. But since Ted started showing signs of depression and dementia, he has become so qui...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 10:52
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The late Dr. Bernard F. Erlanger, a long time associate of the Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, talks about a promising treatment ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 14:51
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Dr. Sharon Akabas, PhD, Director of the MS Program at the Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, talks about her early interest in educa...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 34:02
Caption: The Hoomanist
Simone Salis interviews Cody Gough, host of the award-winning podcast Curiosity Daily, producer, and audio editor. For over a decade, Mr. Gough wor...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: The Hoomanist with Simone Salis
Simone Salis interviews Linnea Gandhi, adjunct professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth and founder of BehavioralSight, a...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: L-R: Andrew Revkin, Elizabeth Kolbert, David Roberts
Science and environmental reporter Andrew Revkin has been writing about climate change since the 1980s, including 21 years for The New York Times. ...

Bought by KZYX, KVNF, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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When Dr. Lora Koenig and Dr. Zoe Courville met in the middle of the Greenland ice sheet while doing climate research, their friendship helped them ...

Bought by WEZU, KZMU Moab Community Radio, and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 02:39
  • Purchases: 3
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Oceanographer Sylvia Earle was the first person to walk solo on the bottom of the sea, under a quarter mile of water. She has watched humanity’s en...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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In 1988, a man in Hickory, NC was sentenced to life in prison based on evidence that experts would later call “junk science.” It took him 24 years ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 25:43
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "Endings (In Four Novellas)" - New Year's Eve can be depressing. We don't handle endings very well. This hour, how to end - relationships...

  • Added: Dec 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
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How to Live from Love and Improve Your Memory

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Oct 28, 2017
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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HOUR ONE: "Falling For It" - We’re hearing a lot about fake news. But you’re a smart person. You can tell when a story’s fake. Can’t you? HOUR ...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
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The story of two explorers chased down—well, technically up—by a jaguar.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:08
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Dr. Richard Paat is a healthcare physician who is not just making an impact at his local practice in Maumee but around the world. Tune in to find...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 06:09
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Host Bob Kustra interview Lynn Sherr about her book about America's first woman in space.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Melissa Zirkle with a picture of Jermaine, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
Melissa Zirkle grew up near Lake Erie, but didn't learn about the dangerous currents in the Great Lakes. She lost her son to a powerful current in...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUK, WCPN, WXXI and more


  • Added: Aug 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 7
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On page 148 of Gubar’s latest book, Reading & Writing Cancer: How Words Heal, published this May by W. W. Norton, she writes: “It seems unlikely th...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Aug 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Vanessa Silva-Welch (left) and Arnaldo Silva (right)
Arnaldo Silva and his daughter, Vanessa, have battled breast cancer together. At StoryCorps they discuss their past and current fights with the dis...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Aug 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:11
  • Purchases: 1
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LOVE!! Why is it so hard to find?! The seemingly endless options of online dating should make it easy, right? Is there data that can predict lastin...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 32:11
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A 12-year-old girl in blue jeans probably isn’t the first thing you picture when you hear the word paleontologist. But in 1979, young India Wood di...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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Science writer Eric Wargo says that for him, great space movies like Star Wars really are religion, re-linking, reconnecting him with something hig...

Bought by KAOS and KRZA


  • Added: Dec 13, 2015
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 2
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WorldCanvass discusses issues in global public health with 2015 University of Iowa International Impact Award winner Rebecca Arnold and colleagues ...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 24:11