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Now displaying: June, 2015
Jun 29, 2015

What does it mean to be HIV positive in the UK today? Patrick Strudwick meets four people living with the virus to find out.

 

Written by Patrick Strudwick

Read by Pip Mayo

Produced by Barry J Gibb

 

Read the full text original published on Mosaic. This story won the Science Explained category at the 2015 Medical Journalists' Association Winter Awards.

 

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If you liked this story, we recommend The woman who discovered HIV, also by Patrick Strudwick.

 

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Jun 22, 2015

What does it mean to be homesick in 2015, and does technology help or hinder us when we move to a new place? John Osborne revisits his past to find out.

 

Written and read by John Osborne

Produced by Barry J Gibb

 

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If you liked this story, we recommend Secrets of the strong-minded, by Emma Young.

 

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Jun 15, 2015

Emily Anthes braves locusts, beetles, mealworms and more as she asks whether eating insects is the answer to feeding ever more humans and livestock.

 

Written by Emily Anthes

Produced by The Guardian

This narration appears courtesy of The Guardian Long Read

 

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If you liked this story, we recommend Porklife: building a better pig, by Sujata Gupta.

 

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Jun 8, 2015

Ellie Lobel was ready to die. Then she was attacked by bees. Christie Wilcox hears how venom can be a saviour.

 

Written by Christie Wilcox

Read by Pip Mayo

Produced by Barry J Gibb

 

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If you liked this story, we recommend Lovely grub: are insects the future of food?, by Emily Anthes.

 

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Jun 1, 2015

Naloxone can reverse an otherwise fatal heroin overdose within minutes. Carrie Arnold meets the doctors who put this remarkable drug in the hands of the police, families and addicts—and saved thousands of lives. 

 

Written by Carrie Arnold

Read by Kirsten Irving

Produced by Barry J Gibb

 

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If you liked this story, we recommend Blocking the high: one man’s quixotic quest to cure addiction, by Sujata Gupta.

 

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