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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: April, 2017
Apr 24, 2017

A writhing mass of maggots in a wound might seem like a good reason to seek medical help. But sometimes it’s the doctors who have put them there, adopting an ancient treatment to help heal painful infected injuries.

Written by Carrie Arnold
Read and produced by Barry J Gibb

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Apr 17, 2017

The pain and sorrow of bereavement is supposed to get easier to bear as time passes. But what if it doesn’t? Psychiatrists call it ‘complicated grief’ – and it can be treated.

Written by Andrea Volpe
Read by Pip Mayo
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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Apr 10, 2017

Who would risk their own safety tending to the injured and recovering the dead in one of the most violent cities on earth? Samira Shackle rides along with a driver from the world’s largest voluntary ambulance service.

This episode was recorded at the Wellcome Trust in London in front of a live studio audience as part of Mosaic’s third birthday celebrations.

Written by Samira Shackle
Read by Michael Regnier 
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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Apr 3, 2017

Aching, throbbing, searing, excruciating – pain is difficult to describe and impossible to see. So how can doctors measure it?

Written by John Walsh 
Read by Pip Mayo
Produced by Graihagh Jackson


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