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Public Radio Exchange (PRX)

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PRX (creator of the very website you're looking at!) is is shaping the future of public media content, talent and technology.

PRX is a leading creator and distributor, connecting audio producers with their most engaged, supportive audiences.

A fierce champion of new voices, new formats, and new business models, PRX advocates for the entrepreneurial producer. PRX is an award-winning media company, reaching millions of listeners worldwide. For over a dozen years, PRX has operated public radio’s largest distribution marketplace, offering thousands of shows including This American Life, The Moth Radio Hour, and Reveal.

In 2014, PRX launched Radiotopia, a podcast collective of 13 diverse, independent, story-driven shows, anchored by 99% Invisible from Roman Mars. The network has quickly grown to over 10 million downloads per month. 


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Join us for a math adventure. Just bring your thickest jacket.

Bought by KALW and WTJU

  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 2
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“The Falling Man”, Esquire’s most-read story of all time, is discussed by host David Brancaccio (APM's Marketplace Morning Report) and Esquire Writ...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 34:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Over the past 20 years, there’s been a revolution in the science of arson investigations. Many of the clues that had been used for decades to deter...

Bought by KRZA and KWMR

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 12:19
  • Purchases: 2
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What does it mean when a woman commits a crime and attributes her actions to PMS? We revisit the court case and the science behind the first use of...

Bought by KWMR and KSFR

  • Added: Jul 16, 2015
  • Length: 11:45
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Martha Lillard, Credit: Julia Scott
As storms raged through Oklahoma in 2013, Martha Lillard waited them out from inside her iron lung. She is one of just dozens of polio survivors wh...

Bought by KPIP-LP

  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 08:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Some things can be better left unsaid. Who would have thought that math could be one of them?

Bought by WOUB, WTJU, and KPIP-LP

  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 12:28
  • Purchases: 3
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Told by the couple who lived it, this is a story of how Crohn's disease can change lives when you least expect it. And it's a story of how science ...

Bought by KWMR

  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 20:15
  • Purchases: 1
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In music, everything seems to have another digital life. Pianists can play with different voicings on an electric keyboard. Guitarists can filter t...

Bought by Moab Public Radio, KPIP-LP, and WTJU

  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 09:09
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dr. Marian Diamond and Wendy Suzuki on Wendy's undergrad graduation day
A story of movement, memory, and mentors. Dr. Wendy Suzuki introduces us to Dr. Marian Diamond, whose lively classes ushered Wendy into a career in...

Bought by WTJU, KALW, KPIP-LP, KWMR, KMUD and more

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 17:57
  • Purchases: 6
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One of the things we assign to science is that there are true, absolute facts. But scientists are human and, it turns out, as prone to blind spots ...

Bought by KSFR, KPIP-LP, WTJU, and PRX Remix

  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 16:02
  • Purchases: 4
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When University of Washington researcher David Rhoades discovered that plants could communicate with each other, he was laughed out of science. But...

Bought by KUOW, KPIP-LP, KWMR, and WTJU

  • Added: May 07, 2015
  • Length: 09:21
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Maricruz Jaramillo (standing) and Samoa Asigau wait for their ride back to the Charles Darwin Research Station after an early morning of catching birds., Credit: Veronique LaCapra
What motivates young people to become scientists? Meet Maricruz Jaramillo and Samoa Asigau, two young women scientists from opposite sides of the P...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KWMR

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:15
  • Purchases: 2
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Scents and tastes are powerfully evocative -- one whiff of perfume or cooking aromas can transport you back to a particular moment, a particular pl...

Bought by KWMR, KPIP-LP, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 32:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Art by <a href="http://www.noapkaplan.com/atopic">Noa Kaplan</a>, Credit: Jed Kim
Your skin is your largest organ and is also is a thriving ecosystem, covered in bacteria. While many of us consider regular showers key to keeping ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KWMR, XRAY.fm, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 09, 2015
  • Length: 17:29
  • Purchases: 4
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Looking through a telescope is like being inside a time machine -- you are seeing light from the past. And some space telescopes allow astronomers ...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, KRZA, KWMR, XRAY.fm, KPIK-LP and more

  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 20:31
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Harvey Washington Wiley in his lab, Credit: FDA
In the fall of 1902, twelve young men in suits regularly gathered for dinners in the basement of a government building in Washington, D.C. The men ...

Bought by KWMR, KUOW, XRAY.fm, and KPIP-LP

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Many depictions of amnesia in TV, movies, and cartoons are just plain wrong -- some laughably so. Host Dr. Wendy Suzuki talks with Prof. Neal Cohen...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 36:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Play with this rainbow of noise at <a href="http://noise.marniechesterton.com/">this site</a>!
Everybody knows about white noise — that sound that comes out of your TV when it’s not working quite right. But there are many other colors of nois...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, KWMR, KUOW, KVSC, and KPIP-LP

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:36
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sign on the door at OpenBiome
It still seems hard to believe, but for one disease, poop -- yes, human poop -- is nothing short a miracle cure. Microbiologist Christina Agapakis ...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, HowSound, KWMR, KPIP-LP, and WYAP

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 19:22
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Venus, Credit: NASA
Space scientists are acutely aware of what can happen when climates change in other parts of our solar system. Take Venus, where it rains sulfuric ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Moab Public Radio, WTJU, KPIP-LP and more

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 17:32
  • Purchases: 8