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Caption: Bruce Brockway and Rene Valdes, 1980., Credit: Alan Lessik
In July 1981, the New York Times published an article about a mysterious illness plaguing gay men in New York City. After reading the article, Bruc...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:31:39
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Hospitalist Meghan O'Brien recounts the frustration of caring for a homeless patient who would rather be on the streets.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 32:47
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The real-life story of an infamous experiment.

Bought by KCHW, Spokane Public Radio, KFCF FM, KMUN, KWMR and more

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Michael Pollan, Credit: Nikki Richter
A quiet renaissance of serious medical research has once again arisen to study the therapeutic benefits of LSD and other psychedelics, including ov...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
If Oumuamua is a "scout," then for what cosmic army? And other dealings with strange things in the skies.

Bought by KFCF FM

  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Is autism a disability...or an evolutionary adaptation?

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

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: M Jackson
Have you ever noticed that scientists historically are mostly white men? Do you think that this fact has skewed some scientific findings? Well, our...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Joe Penhall's powerful work about schizophrenia.

Bought by WCPN, Spokane Public Radio, WNJR, KKRN, KMUN and more

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 19
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We're taking a big looping road trip across the Mojave, from Area 51 to the Singing Sand Dunes of Kelso. With guest Jeremy Corbell on his new docum...

Bought by KFCF FM

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "Even Stranger Things" - Paranormal psychic spy hunters? It was a real U.S. Army project. Join us for an hour of even stranger things. ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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The science of implicit bias is one of the most promising fields for animating the human change that makes social change possible. The social psych...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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She's tired of undoing harmful changes to El Dorado County that are voted into effect by the chamber darlings...

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 02:40:35
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As an anthropologist on the frontier of seeing inside our brains, Helen Fisher explores the thrilling and sometimes treacherous realms of love and ...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
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Trump defended it... Obama derided it and the Pope wants to dictate it...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2017
  • Length: 02:23:52
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Did you know that the majority of insects are good? Recent pollinator declines related to pesticide use have resulted in declines in fruit and veg...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer

  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hogg Island moorings., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Virginia’s Barrier Islands, and the waters and salt marshes that surround them, are among the most pristine coastal regions on the entire Eastern S...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 25:17
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Ann and the gang discuss erectile dysfunction. How guys are lucky to have Viagra. Most of all men are lucky that we know know that ED is usually me...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 30:09
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Darwin settled into a life as a naturalist. Whether he liked it or not, his views would find themselves on the world's stage.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 12:23
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In this episode, we talk with a man married to a doll, and we begin the debate over the issue of intimate relationships with synthetic beings.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 19:13
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Tonight’s show “Making Love to Siri,” seeks to understand what is seductive to us about robots. Which question should we ask: Can we make love to S...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:33
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“Yea, those are human brains.” I’m looking into a wooden display cabinet with Stephanie Stewart Bailey. “It's kind of like a yellowy color they'r...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
Caption: NASA Control
Every system must get an immediate "GO!" response to the mission commander. (From 1990s)

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: :46
  • Purchases: 1
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What is it like to experience a grand mal seizure?

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 22:24
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We’re speaking with a hot name in disruptive innovation, Sebastian Thrun. He’s part of our conversation on hacking higher education. He’s the foun...

Bought by Radio Newark and KUOW

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Today, corporations and governments are using a vast array of tools to gather information on us. What trails are people leaving and do they even know?

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00