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Patient Zero Extra: Ebola

Robert and our Senior Editor Soren Wheeler call up David Quammen again to get a scientific perspective on this year's Ebola outbreak.

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On-Air This Week: Patient Zero

This week, we hunt for Patient Zeroes from all over the map. To hear Patient Zero, tune in to a station near you.

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Bonus video: Words


Check out this gorgeous short film inspired by our Words episode. 

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Musical Illusions

Want to hear some trippy stuff? Check out these audio illusions from Diana Deutsch (of Sometimes Behaves So Strangely fame).

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1,500 Clues to Human Evolution

Professor Lee Berger is perhaps the luckiest paleoanthropologist there is. From the man who brought us Taung Child, comes yet another new human ancestor. Welcome, Homo naledi! 

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Why Dolphins Make Us Nervous

In 2013, India banned dolphin entertainment parks. They are "morally unacceptable," says a government ministry. Meanwhile, on the other side of the planet, the U.S. Navy announced that 24 dolphins trained to sniff for underwater mines will be replaced by robots.

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The poetry of "Elements"

Sylvan Esso & Jaime's Song

How to hear the song Sylvan Esso composed for our Elements episode.

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Looking Back With Dr. Sacks

Delightful photos of Dr. Oliver Sacks as a young man.

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Photos: Before and After Carlisle

We were incredibly moved by the "Before and After" student photos we saw on our trip to Carlisle, PA. Here are a few of the most powerful images we came across in the archives.

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Photos: Carlisle Football

Here are some of our favorite photos from researching the Carlisle Indian School and its ground-breaking football program. 

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