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Caption: Friday Lunch Club having ice cream. , Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
The best ways to prevent young people from getting addicted don’t necessarily focus on the drugs themselves (forget “Just say no.”) Research shows ...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:58
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Struck by Stroke! Stroke warning signs, prevention and new technology for full recovery with R.H. Rosenwasser MD, Jefferson Hospital Neuroscience, ...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2019
  • Length: 27:55
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David Meiswinkle and Barbara Honegger of The Lawyers' Committee for 9/11 Inquiry, and Richard Gage AIA, of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth ...

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Peter Carter and Elizabeth Woodworth, Unprecedented Crime
Climate Scientist Peter Carter calls out the villains who are destroying Earth.

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Dr. Lori Dengler gives us a primer for the science of tectonics.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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From measuring the "size of the wiggle" to monitoring a "seismic moment", Geologist Lori Dengler discusses the scientific endeavor to quantify ear...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harvester amid the cattails, Credit: Sam Corden
Researchers are harvesting invasive cattails, and seeking commercial uses for them

Bought by WCPN, WXXI, North Country Public Radio, and WBFO


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jake Harper, 29, is Side Effects Public Media's resident hypochondriac. His newest health anxiety stems from the human papillomavirus, or HPV., Credit: Brian Paul/Side Effects
A generation of young men missed out on the HPV vaccine. Now, Side Effects Public Media's 29-year-old correspondent wonders if that’s putting him a...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:23
Caption: In eye-popping plaid pants and a pea-green jacket, Dr. Bedlack wears positivity into his office at the Duke ALS clinic., Credit: Avery Hall
ALS: a heartwrenching medical quandary for both doctors and patients. As research progresses, one local doctor takes a positive approach.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Caffeine Powder, or the purest form of caffeine, is a very lethal substance in small amounts. Many people do not know about the dangers of the prod...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: Training the next generation of care providers becomes increasingly important as the population ages. , Credit: Kate Davidson
Nursing is a hot career. The federal government says it will create more new jobs than any other profession in the coming years … almost 600,000 jo...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2011
  • Length: 03:36
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Portland is Maine’s largest city and busiest hub for travel and immigration. However, in recent years it’s become a haven for a new visitor: the be...

Bought by SALTcast Podcast, WMPG, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2011
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 3
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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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Remembering an invader's destruction

  • Added: Mar 12, 2007
  • Length: 03:38