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Caption: Therapist Keith Smith demonstrates virtual reality equipment at the University of Central Florida. Smith uses virtual reality to help treat veterans' post traumatic stress disorder., Credit: Stephanie Colombini / American Homefront
The University of Central Florida is using virtual reality to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. It's worked well enough that the Pentagon will ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, North Country Public Radio, KPBS, Colorado Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Album art for 75th Anniv, Credit: Michael Uhlenkott/Unknown
80 years ago, Orson Welles really did scare the pants off the nation with his radio broadcast "War of the Worlds." This is the backstory, from docu...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 49:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Science writer Mary Roach talks with author and actor Benjamin Busch.

Bought by WKAR and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Midshipmen from the Naval Academy depart the USS Higgins after a recent training exercise., Credit: Steve Walsh/American Homefront
The Navy is rolling out its latest plan to manage wildlife in its ocean training grounds from Southern California to Hawaii. But environmentalists ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Texas Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:51
  • Purchases: 2
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HOUR ONE: "Healing Trauma" - Most of us will go through something traumatic in our lives. This hour, what researchers are discovering to help peopl...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: David Chandler at KBOO
David Chandler on 9/11 Speak Out and the Physics of 9/11

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Nov 04, 2017
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: On Defense, Credit: Seth Shostak
The military is a dangerous calling, but researchers are trying to make it safer for troops. Writer Mary Roach investigates how scientists work to...

Bought by KUNM, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Dr. Abdelwahhab Azzawi, Credit: Courtesy of Abdelwahhab Azzawi
A profile of Syrian opthamologist, activist and poet Abdelwahhab Azzawi. He escaped two war zones and made it to freedom in Germany. But there are ...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2017
  • Length: 13:23
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HOUR ONE: "Why We War" - Syria. Iraq. Afghanistan. Nigeria. South Sudan. Gaza. Yemen. The world is at war. Why? HOUR TWO: "Healing Trauma" - Most...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Trump's Syria Missile Strike: Symbolic Show of Force or Prelude to Wider U...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emile Bruneau
We talk with two experts about how advances in the field of neuroscience may transform conflict resolution on an individual and global scale.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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We talk with two experts about how advances in the field of neuroscience may transform conflict resolution on an individual and global scale.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KRZA, and KUNM


  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Nathan Hale regrets he has only one life to lose for his country, and the fourth blood moon is about to appear...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2015
  • Length: 02:48:48
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Today, Dr. Gary Slutkin's effort to treat violence like an infectious disease and a conversation with former U.S. intelligence officer Ray McGovern...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Dr VootYin survived the Cambodian genocide as a child and has gone on to become a leading scientist in the field of cardiac regeneration.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Radio Newark


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:14
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gas mask exercise, Scott Field, Illinois.1942. , Credit: Library of Congress
Chemical weapons have played a chilling role in human history ever since World War I. As accounts of recent uses permeate the news, we decided to f...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 44:21
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Phyllis Tickle on science, faith, and The Great Emergence; Katy Scrogin on Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 42:12
Caption: Real Heroes comic book from 1942
How do you show what the inside of an atom looks like? Or how a scientist feels in the moment of discovery? We decided to approach the human storie...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 21:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: PTSD book cover, Credit: Lexington Books
This is a continuation of a conversation with sociologist Jerry Lembcke. His book, -PTSD: Diagnosis and Identity in Post-empire America.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Ed Ayers talks with psychotherapist Edward Tick about the history of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD.

Bought by KVNF and Radio Newark


  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 11:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Some architects say there are just some buildings that should never have been built: buildings that violate human rights by design.

Bought by MPR News Stations, WCAI / WNAN, and The Story


  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 16:47
  • Purchases: 3
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News and features on global conflict.

  • Added: May 23, 2013
  • Length: 07:39
Caption: A relic of the infamous space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. , Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
During decades of tension between the United States and the Soviet Union over the course of the Cold War, both sides wielded science as a weapon. F...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 15:04
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Two Harvard scholars with recent books are featured on this edition of PEACE TALKS RADIO. First Steven Pinker, talks about his 2011 book "The Bett...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, KUOW, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Nov 12, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4