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Caption: Ralph and Katy Panek were able to have children thanks to a donated ovary from Katy’s twin sister Carol Enoch., Credit: Courtesy of Carol Enoch
Thirty-six-year-old twins Carol Enoch and Katy Panek are physically identical in every way but one: Katy was born without ovaries. She never menstr...

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, and KUER


  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 10:29
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The producer with her son., Credit: Jake de Grazia
Urinary incontinence is more common than you think, but it's tough to talk about. Learn about all the treatments and technologies that can treat it.

Bought by KALW, WAMC, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 04, 2016
  • Length: 08:40
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Oxford University evolutionary psychologist Bronwyn Tarr with Carimbó dancers., Credit: José Roberto Corrêa
Evolutionary neuroscientist Bronwyn Tarr was in a remote area of Brazil to begin an experiment. On her first night there, she heard distant drumbea...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUER


  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 09:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Casey and his mother Sarah., Credit: Pien Huang
Casey's just four, but he already has a grandson - or so he says. What can imaginary friends do for kids and adults?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, Moab Public Radio, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 08:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A map of the northern hemisphere sky. The cosmic ray “hotspot” is in red. The hotspot is located below the Big Dipper constellation. , Credit: University of Tokyo Institute for Cosmic Ray Research
For over a century scientists have pondered the source of cosmic rays, those powerful particles bombarding Earth from space. Now an international t...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Miodownik shows presenter Quentin Cooper the electroplated spoons he's used to test how different metals can affect the taste of our food., Credit: Hannah Marshall
Does your morning coffee taste better from your favorite mug? Scientists now realize that what we eat is just a small part of our dining experie...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: 2013 flood in Estes Park, Credit: Town of Estes Park
Recent floods in Texas and Oklahoma cost the country over $3 billion in economic losses. In some areas of the country, floods are growing in intens...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Meg Crane's home pregnancy test prototype, 1968., Credit: Courtesy of Bonhams.
Pregnancy tests weren't always the neat, little plastic wands we have in drug stores today.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 22, 2015
  • Length: 10:20
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bee investigators suit up to gather clues. Scandia, MN., Credit: Pam Arnold
When beekeepers Pam Arnold and Kristy Allen started losing bees by the hundreds one afternoon, they suspected a pesticide. A team of scientists wou...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, and The Allegheny Front: Reporting on the Environment


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A calm evening in Pawnee National Grassland , Credit: Kerry Klein
Underneath our vrooms, beeps and rumbles, natural sound may be more important than we think.

Bought by The Allegheny Front: Reporting on the Environment, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:51
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Broom Bridge Plaque, Credit: Francesco Perini
Every October 16th hundreds of people gather in Dublin for a walk from Dunsink Observatory to Broom Bridge that celebrates Ireland's greatest mathe...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 1
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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Cloud seeding -- intervening in clouds to squeeze out precipitation -- is done all over the world. But it's not an exact science; we still have muc...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, The Allegheny Front: Reporting on the Environment, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:38
  • Purchases: 3
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What's lost when a song is compressed into an MP3? To the untrained ear, perhaps nothing. But to one composer, these "lost sounds" are a source for...

Bought by WTJU, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 09:50
  • Purchases: 3
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Women over 30 who haven't yet had kids are often told “tick tick; your biological clock is running out of time." Marnie Chesterton digs into the f...

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


  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Cellist Meta Weiss performs next to a portrait of Vissarion Shebalin during her research trip to Moscow. Weiss is currently a professor at Queensland Conservatorium in Brisbane, Australia
Vissarion Shebalin was not a great composer. But his music could unlock an important truth about how the brain processes music and language.

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Ancient navigators traveled across the Pacific without maps or instruments. This is the art and science of Polynesian wayfinding.

Bought by Moab Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2