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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: July, 2017
Jul 31, 2017

What’s it like to hear voices? Are they hallucinations or a normal human experience? Explore what they are, why they happen and how they are being understood.

Jul 24, 2017

A shortage of incubators and a hunch about marsupials inspired a Colombian doctor to try something radical to save premature babies’ lives: constant skin-to-skin contact with parents. It’s cheaper than high-tech neonatal care – and it may be better, too.

Written by Lena Corner
Read by Kirsten Irving
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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If you liked this story, we recommend The baby MRI: shrinking tech to help save newborn lives by Michael Regnier, also available as a podcast. 

Jul 17, 2017

In Canada, wheelchair basketball brings people together regardless of their abilities. Find out whether this kind of integration could help dispel stigma, discrimination and misconceptions about disability more widely.

Written by Lesley Evans Ogden
Read by Kirsten Irving
Produced by Jen Whyntie

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If you liked this story, we recommend City cycling: health versus hazard by Lesley Evans Ogden, also available as a podcast. 

 

Jul 10, 2017

Traditionally, expectant mothers have been excluded from clinical trials, but could this practice be doing more harm than good?

Written by Emily Anthes
Read by Charlotte Hussey 
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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If you liked this story, we recommend Give and take: the ethics of donating breast milk by Carrie Arnold, also available as a podcast.

Jul 3, 2017

Are the fitness benefits of riding your bike worth the risk of an accident? Take a tour of seven cities on two wheels to find out.

Written by Lesley Evans Ogden
Read by Kirsten Irving
Produced by Barry J Gibb

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If you liked this story, we recommend Mosaicscience – Made-for-a-marathon by Hayley Birch, also available as a podcast.

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