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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: November, 2019
Nov 25, 2019

E-cigarettes were invented by business, not medicine. But as more smokers make the switch, some health experts believe we’ve finally hit on something that could stub out smoking for good.

Written by Simon Usborne

Read by Brian Yim Lim

Produced by Graihagh Jackson

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If you liked this story, we recommend Violent crime is like infectious disease – and we know how to stop it spreading, by Samira Shackle, also available as a podcast.

Nov 18, 2019

A million Rohingya refugees in crowded shelters with poor sanitation – ideal conditions for infections to spread. Here’s how to stop these deadly outbreaks.

Written and read by Gaia Vince.

Produced by Graihagh Jackson

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If you liked this story, we recommend Why we still haven't stopped cholera, by Rose George, also available as a podcast.

Nov 11, 2019

Smiling is one of the fundamental ways people communicate, so what happens if your face can’t do it?

Written by Neil Steinberg
Read by Charlotte Hussey
Produced by Graihagh Jackson

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If you liked this story, we recommend The engineer who fixed his own heart, by Geoff Watts, also available as a podcast.

Nov 4, 2019

You may not think of the buzz and whine of insects as musical, but the distinctive pitch of mosquito wingbeats could tell us how to fight malaria. Daniel A Gross meets the researchers who are pricking up their ears.

Written by Daniel A Gross

Read by Barry J Gibb

Produced by Graihagh Jackson

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If you liked this story we recommend How malaria defeats our drugs, by Ed Yong, also available as a podcast.

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