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Why are new mothers dying at an alarming rate in this country?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 1
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-Pediatrician and poet Irène Mathieu says both science and poetry use language to understand deeper truths about the human condition. -In college, ...

Bought by KALW, RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUAF Public Radio, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Is melanin a genetic marker for superiority?

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, KMUN, KWMR, KUOW and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 22
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HOUR ONE: "Discovering America's Black DNA" - What happens when common DNA brings the black and white side of the family together for the first tim...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
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HOUR ONE: "Roadtrippin'"' - What makes a road trip something special? It's not the destination. HOUR 2: "Artificial Creativity" - Scientists are ...

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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-Sharon Salzberg-one of the world's leading authorities on meditation and love, shows us it isn't just an emotion we feel when we're in a romantic ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, WTJU, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, WCMU and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 8
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A doctoral student in education seeks to discover solutions to health inequities in the St. Louis region and beyond.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
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HOUR ONE: "Discovering America's Black DNA" - What happens when common DNA brings the black and white side of the family together for the first tim...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Doctor Scott Williams, African American mathematician retired from the Unviersit at Buffalo, discusses what it's like working as an African American in the STEM field., Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Great Lakes states have produced several influential African-Americans in the sciences. There’s astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson – he’s from New ...

Bought by WVBI-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WAMC, WSKG and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:41
  • Purchases: 7
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The Global Fight for Climate Justice and against Environmental Injustice with Jacqui Patterson Director of Environmental & Climate Justice at the N...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Feb 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Dick Gregory
The retrospective of 2017 continues with mixes from Charlottesville to Washington with music and emotions from a turbulent year

Bought by KDUR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:03
  • Purchases: 1
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A college education can leave some students with a health debt.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Assault on De'Andre Harris, Credit: Zach Roberts
When disaster strikes, will we descend into dystopia — or cooperate? We talk with Cory Doctorow about his new work of speculative fiction, Walkaw...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
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Researchers hope to repair cancer-causing genes - A new app is designed to make more informed patients - A hidden HIV epidemic among elderly Africa...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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Researchers hope to repair cancer-causing genes - A new app is designed to make more informed patients - A hidden HIV epidemic among elderly Africa...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WCWP, KMRE-LP, WCMU, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 9
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The unlikely story of Civil Rights and the Space Program.

Bought by KISA Digital Studios, WCPN, WABE, Prairie Public, WCQS and more


  • Added: May 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 15
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In this episode of The Onco’Zine Brief hosts Peter Hofland, Ph.D and Sonia Portillo interview Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, the current president of th...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2017
  • Length: 25:02
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We've assembled a team of experts to address the connection and help us process, alleviate and possibly even eliminate stress! Our guests include: ...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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It’s not surprising that many of the medicines we use today are derived from plants. The surprising part is how similar the molecular components of...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 35:36
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
The "Juke In The Back" puts the ol' Rockola Jukebox front and center on this week's program as we present part 1 of a 2 part feature on the biggest...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WRNC-LP, Royalton Community Radio, KSRQ, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Sudden death in young people is rare, but through early detection of inherited heart conditions, better precautions can be taken. Plus, HIV infecti...

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WAMC, WMUU-LP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • 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
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: House Passes Bill That Would Ban State Laws Mandating Labeling of GMO Food...

Bought by WRIR and KSFR


  • Added: Aug 08, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Gary Slutkin and Autry Philips, Credit: Bill Healy
American communities are still reeling from recent gun violence, including the June mass shooting at a church in Charleston, S.C., and the gang vio...

Bought by KRZA and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 12:06
  • Purchases: 2