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The Mosaic Science Podcast - audio documentaries and audio versions of our weekly longread. Mosaic is a digital magazine that publishes compelling stories exploring the science of life. Produced by the Wellcome Trust. More at mosaicscience.com.
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Now displaying: September, 2015
Sep 28, 2015

Most of us would rather not think about what happens to our bodies after death. But that breakdown gives birth to new life in unexpected ways, writes Moheb Costandi.

 

Written by Moheb Costandi
Read and produced by Barry J Gibb

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If you liked this story, we recommend The man who grew eyes, also by Moheb Costandi. And audiobook version is available on this podcast.

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Sep 21, 2015

Hepatitis C has a cure, but how do we find those who need it? Patrick Strudwick reports on one attempt to identify some of the estimated 100,000 undiagnosed people in the UK.

Written by Patrick Strudwick

Read by Pip Mayo

Produced by Barry J Gibb

 

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If you liked this story, we recommend One virus, four lives: the reality of being HIV positive, also by Patrick Strudwick. An audiobook version is also available on this podcast.

 

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Sep 14, 2015

Allergies such as peanut allergy and hay fever make millions of us miserable, but scientists aren’t even sure why they exist. Carl Zimmer talks to a master immunologist with a controversial answer.

 

Written by Carl Zimmer

Read by Kirsten Irving

Produced by Barry J Gibb

 

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If you liked this story, we recommend Why do we have blood types? also by Carl Zimmer, and also available on our podcast.


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Sep 7, 2015

How do I explain an existence dominated by the bleakest, darkest moods? And do I even want to? 

Written by Jenni Diski

Read by Pip Mayo

Produced by Barry J Gibb

 

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If you liked this story, we recommend Last Chance Saloon, one man's musical quest to understand his own mental health.


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