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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: December, 2016
Dec 26, 2016

More than a century after their discovery, we still don’t really know what blood types are for. Do they really matter? 

This episode originally aired in May 2015. 

 

Written by Carl Zimmer
Read by Segun Akingbale
Produced and edited by Barry J Gibb

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Dec 19, 2016

If mega-rich people could buy places on clinical trials, would this help drive forward the development of new treatments that could benefit everyone? Alexander Masters thinks it might just work.

This episode originally aired in Nov 2015.

 

Written and read by Alexander Masters
Produced and edited by Barry J Gibb

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Dec 12, 2016

The extreme survival tricks of hibernators could help us overcome life-threatening injuries.

Written by Frank Swain
Read by Michael Regnier
Produced and edited by Barry J Gibb
Mosaic jingle composed by Mark Richardson

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Dec 5, 2016

It’s supposedly getting easier for innovative drugs for rare diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy to reach the market. So why is hesitancy still proving devastating to desperate families?

Written by Andy Extance
Read by Pip Mayo
Produced and edited by Jennifer Whyntie
Mosaic jingle composed by Mark Richardson

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