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Professor Crosby talks candidly about her bicycle accident via her memoir “A Body Undone: Living on With Great Pain.”

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: John Tipton, poet, Credit: Stephanie Tipton
John Tipton looks at the Rosetta Spacecraft’s September 2016 landing on a comet orbiting Jupiter.

Bought by KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The sounds of: walking on sand, crushed shells and soil in late summer, 1pm: Afternoon: Hot: 80 degrees, hiking at The Guana Tolomato Reserve in S...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: :48
Caption: Lake Ontario Waterkeeper / Floating condoms and trash found in Toronto's harbor after heavy rains. , Credit: Lake Ontario Waterkeeper
An environmental group has released results of tests on the water in Toronto's harbor. The tests show the city has some work to do.

Bought by WXXI, WCMU, WCPN, and WBFO


  • Added: Dec 22, 2016
  • Length: 01:04
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Mr. Hoots is a Eurasian eagle owl, and one of Rodney Stotts' favorite raptors., Credit: Ari Daniel
Rodney grew up selling dope and guns. But he's always loved caring for birds. The drugs landed him in jail. The birds helped set him free.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, The Allegheny Front: Reporting on the Environment, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 11:23
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The view from Stehekin
Recorded on an iphone while on vacation 2 miles away from a wildfire. Recorded for KCRW's 24 Hour Radio Race.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kevin Polly as he leaves his house for the rehab facility.
During the state's largest HIV outbreak, a man conquers his addiction.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 13:06
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Dr. Nicole Labor is an alcohol and drug therapist who is also in recovery. She offers a clear description of addiction.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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A patient with a nasty case of Crohn’s disease visits the best doctor in the world. That patient is this radio producer's wife.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Here and Now, KFAI, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 18:15
  • Purchases: 4
Caption:  We can see that neurons fire when people complain of central pain, but still no one knows why. , Credit: Gerd Altmann
Cindey LeGeyt and Danielle Cellucci have fatigue and intense pain all over their bodies, and they believe they have a disease. But many people say ...

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 08:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Linda Tucker and Marah
We speak with ecological activist Linda Tucker, author of Saving the White Lions: One Woman’s Battle for Africa’s Most Sacred Animal, who chronicle...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
On this episode, Tom Ruginis tells us about his company, HappiLabs.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 13:57
  • Purchases: 2
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After nine concussions, artist Raphael Diluzio woke up one morning not knowing his own identity.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 07:28
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 12:52
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Daily routines can become monotonous, but when dealing with mental illness these tasks can feel insurmountable. Student producer Alanna Duncan take...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2012
  • Length: 02:19
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Peter Oldring, host CBC Radio's This Is That, goes into the heart of a Canadian snow storm with two self-professed 'blizzard chasers.'

  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 07:00
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Because sometimes the best way to capture a moment isn't with a camera or with words, it's with a recorder.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 03:09
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Interesting and scary facts about the nuts and bolts of love.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2010
  • Length: 03:45
Caption: Spice packet, Credit: Wikimedia
Jahan Marcu is one of the few cannabinoid scientists in America. Chris Goldstein interviews him on the substances containing synthetic cannabinoids.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2010
  • Length: 14:13
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Ruminations on legacy, death, and imperial policy.

  • Added: Feb 06, 2010
  • Length: 01:54
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A descriptive first-hand account of what a severe case of E-Coli is like.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2009
  • Length: 01:53
Caption: Kwiatkowski
An interview with a medical marijuana patient, Chuck Kwiatkowski, who testified before the NJ Senate Health Committee. Chuck suffers from MS.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2009
  • Length: 09:03
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What follows is a curated selection of sound bites from Barack Obama addressing science issues. More clips will come as they become available.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2008
  • Length: :44
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What follows is a curated collection of sound bites of Hillary Clinton address science issues. More clips will be posted as they become available.

  • Added: May 09, 2008
  • Length: 02:15