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Searching for Meaning in Kensington

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 55:22
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Synanon and the Tunnel Back to the Human Race.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 44:34
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The Narcotic Farm and the Promise of Salvation

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 32:11
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And how California’s car emission standards continue to influence the rest of the country.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 39:44
Caption: Dr. Abdelwahhab Azzawi
Escape is only the first challenge.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 30:39
Caption: The Admiral shipwreck, Credit: Marc Duncan
There’s more than just fish and sand in the Great Lakes – there are thousands of ships, airplanes, and other vehicles under the water. A story on ...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, WRVO Public Media, WCMU, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 8
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As we approach the shortest days of the year, we take a longing look at the therapeutic aspects of daylight. One researcher found that light therap...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 3
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There’s a very robust debate going on right now as to exactly how much sea level rise we’re in for, and the Cliffs Notes version is that it’s betwe...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 22:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Fred L. Soper crossing a bridge to investigate an area where yellow fever occurred, Credit: Photo by Wilbur A. Sawyer courtesy National Library of Medicine
Eighty years ago, one man set out to eradicate the mosquito that now causes Zika virus—and it sullied his reputation forever.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WABE


  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 12:08
  • Purchases: 2
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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: In the summer monsoon season, grass carpets the Chiricahua foothills., Credit: Aengus Anderson
In the wake of a catastrophic fire, researchers use Arizona's Chiricahua Mountains to look centuries into the future of climate change and ask "wha...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 2
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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: Researchers prepare to take samples of the ocean floor using a multicore device.
Biologist Steve Murawski is leading a new team of researchers trying to figure out the long-term impact of the Deepwater Horizon spill—not just on ...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Nov 05, 2013
  • Length: 08:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A horse as seen through the vOICe, Credit: New Scientist
Using technology to step outside of blindness - the vOICe is a computer program being developed to allow blind people to see through sound! This ...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Oct 15, 2012
  • Length: 17:42
  • Purchases: 1
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The history of aquaculture from the mid-20th century to the present.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 16:26
Caption: Yellowstone flyover 2, Credit: K. Gourlay
Whitebark pine trees, once a feature of the mountainous west, are under attack. Nearly two-thirds have died from beetle attacks and other causes, h...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 17, 2012
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Looking up and out of the mouth of Horse Cave, Kentucky, Credit: K. Gourlay
Caves may lie beneath our radar, but they play an important role in many Southeastern U.S. ecosystems. They filter water and shelter diverse wildli...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WAMC, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2012
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sheila Murphy
Woody Allen made hypochondria famous as a source of self-deprecating humor, but this clinical condition can be seriously debilitating for individua...

Bought by PRX Remix and Jazz 91.9 WCLK


  • Added: Jul 11, 2011
  • Length: 28:56
  • Purchases: 2
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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A condor refuge recovers after a wildfire, and volunteers prepare for a dramatic release.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 03, 2008
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Despite high-tech hubs like Silicon Valley, California's science literacy is in steep decline.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 03, 2008
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 1
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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The big quake is coming

  • Added: Oct 20, 2008
  • Length: 04:47
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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What if every bullet could tell you who fired it?

Bought by WABE and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 05:05
  • Purchases: 2
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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Using DNA to catch wildlife poachers

Bought by WABE, Listenwise, New Hampshire Public Radio, KVNF, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2008
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 5
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Examining how science and technology are being discussed in the 2008 presidential campaign through the lens of history and current voters' attitudes

  • Added: Oct 13, 2008
  • Length: 07:52
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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On the frontiers of green building

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 01, 2008
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1