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Now displaying: April, 2015
Apr 27, 2015

A handful of girls seem to defy one of the biggest certainties in life: ageing. 

Written by Virginia Hughes
Read by Pip Mayo
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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If you liked this story, we recommend Can meditation really slow aging? by Jo Marchant, and Until: who wants to live forever? our award-winning short film. 

Apr 20, 2015

Phantom pain, experienced in missing limbs, tortures amputees and puzzles scientists. Cycle round Cambodia with a man who treats it with mirrors.

Written by Srinath Perur
Read by Segun Akingbola
Produced by Barry J Gibb

Read the full text original and accompanying 'DVD extras', published on Mosaic.

For more stories visit mosaicscience.com

If you liked this story, we recommend Sex, lives and disability by Katharine Quarmby, or How malaria defeats our drugs, by Ed Yong. 

Apr 13, 2015

What can disabled bodies teach us about sex, and why should we listen? 

Written by Katharine Quarmby
Read by Kirsten Irving
Produced by Barry J Gibb

Read the full text original and accompanying 'DVD extras', published on Mosaic.

For more stories visit mosaicscience.com

If you liked this story, we recommend The Fetish Scene - Katharine Quarmby investigates why some people are turned on by disability. And 10 Myths About Sex and Disability, exploded by broadcaster Mik Scarlet in one short video. 

Apr 6, 2015

The cause of Alzheimer’s disease has troubled the science world’s best detectives. Can such a mystery really be solved if we gather enough clues?

Written and read by Michael Regnier

Produced by Barry J Gibb

Read the full text original, published on Mosaic.

For more stories visit mosaicscience.com

If you liked this story, we recommend Last Chance Saloon, one man's musical journey to understand his own brain and mental health. An award-winning documentary mini-series, watch the whole box set for free on Mosaic.

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