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NPR/TED Staff appears in the following:

Are Microbes The Next Frontier?

Friday, September 12, 2014

Biologist Nathan Wolfe says the unseeable world of microbes is fertile ground for new discoveries.

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Why Do We Care About Some Animals More Than Others?

Friday, September 05, 2014

Writer Jon Mooallem tells the story of the teddy bear, and considers how the tales we tell about wild animals have real consequences for a species' chance of survival โ€” and the natural world at large.

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What Do Our Dogs Really Think? A Poetic Possibility

Friday, September 05, 2014

What do our dogs think when they look at us? Poet Billy Collins imagines the inner life of a former canine companion.

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Are We Training Dogs All Wrong?

Friday, September 05, 2014

Animal trainer Ian Dunbar says we need to see the world through the eyes of our dogs if we want to really communicate with them.

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What Does Animal Madness Teach Us About Our Own?

Friday, September 05, 2014

From compulsive bears to self-destructive rats, science historian Laurel Braitman studies animals with mental health issues and asks what we can learn from them.

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Do Animals Have Morals?

Friday, September 05, 2014

Empathy, cooperation, and fairness seem like distinctly human traits. But Frans de Waal explains why other animals might share those same qualities.

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Playlist: Listens For A Long Hike

Thursday, August 28, 2014

TED speakers explore big ideas while you explore the great outdoors.

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Playlist: Surprising Ideas

Thursday, August 28, 2014

You'll look at the world a different way after listening to these stories.

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Playlist: Time Out

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Take a moment to reflect on some big and beautiful ideas.

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Playlist: Explore The Cosmos

Monday, August 25, 2014

Transport yourself to a galaxy far, far away with these TED Radio Hour stories.

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Playlist: Family Reunion

Thursday, August 21, 2014

These TED talks will remind you of the special connections a family shares.

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Mistakes In Medicine: Dr. Brian Goldman Answers Your Questions

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Dr. Brian Goldman answers your questions on medicine, making mistakes, and how the entire medical system can benefit and learn from being wrong.

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Playlist: Poolside Listens

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Dive into some deep ideas as you relax by the pool this summer.

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Playlist: You Can Do It!

Monday, August 18, 2014

A little encouragement from the TED Radio Hour.

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Playlist: Big Ideas At The Beach

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Break out the beach chair and the sunglasses. We've got some great listens for your day at the beach.

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Playlist: Stories That Are Pure Joy

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

These stories are full of fun, laughter and surprising moments.

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Playlist: Stories For The Open Road

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Pack up the car, hit the road, and turn up the TED Radio Hour. These stories will entertain you as you get away from it all.

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Playlist: Stories That Will Keep You Moving

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

This TED Radio Hour playlist will keep you motivated on your run.

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Book News: George R.R. Martin Will Republish Children's Book From 1980

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Also: The queen of England's former press secretary is reportedly writing a book about the royal family; Sheila Heti interviews Joan Didion.

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What Can Kids Learn By Doing Dangerous Things?

Friday, August 01, 2014

Tinkering School Founder Gever Tulley says that when kids are given sharp tools and matches, their imaginations take off and they become better problem-solvers.

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