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Hospital administrator Galen Laserson recounts the time she got an unexpected call in the middle of the night, which prompted her to learn all abou...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:10
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Women's History Month concludes with poet and essayist Kathryn Nuernberger. She discusses how she once shied away from being a "woman writer" and w...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Poets Hadara Bar-Nadav and Kathryn Nuernberger, who were both chosen as 2017 NEA Literary Fellows, talk about their work in this interview at the K...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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It's there and it's square. And now we know why.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:47
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Each year, 1.4 million people are diagnosed with lung cancer worldwide. The 5-year survival rate for these patients is only 15.9%. In this episod...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 29:51
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In this interview during the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, which took place June 2nd to 5th in Chicago...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 39:02
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A special edition of HumaNature formatted for air: stories of animal encounters. A scientist risks his reputation to pursue Bigfoot; pigeons save t...

Bought by KBUT, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUT, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Mar 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 4
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The asteroid named for Mildred Shapley Matthews was lost in the solar system for 75 years.

Bought by KRSC, KUPR low power FM, KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, Radio Newark, KRWG and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Joanna Ebenstein holding a taxidermy two-headed duckling at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Gowanus, Brooklyn.
Joanna Ebenstein, founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, tells her father, Bob, about the childhood...

Bought by WEZU, Radio Newark, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 3
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When you’re sick, looking up symptoms online is not always the best idea. But if you have a disease that’s poorly understood and often overlooked b...

Bought by KSFR and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:15
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Host Martha Burk
When the U.S. space program was launched, women were tested for astronaut duty -- and passed.

Bought by WJFF, KUOW, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 3
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The woman who became a man so she could become a doctor.

Bought by KMUN, KFAI, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 21, 2011
  • Length: 09:18
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: from Atomic Mom, Credit: MT Silvia
Film maker MT Silvia's mother, Pauline Silvia, was a US Navy biologist conducting research on the effects of radiation on mice and dogs from 1952 t...

  • Added: May 05, 2011
  • Length: 30:02
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A story of the surprising healing power of sound.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KGOU, SALTcast Podcast, and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 4