All Pieces for Curt Nickisch

Caption: A rendered image of the etched grooves of a record. IRENE software converts these squiggles to sound., Credit: Julie Martin/NEDCC Courtesy
A innovative technology to preserve endangered sound recordings without playing them (which would further damage them) is bringing the voices of po...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, KALW, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 06:24
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The USA shirt from Clean Sheet Co.
Inspired by the tribalism and revelry of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Boston designer Mark Willis has created emblematic, minimalist T-shirts for ...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:20
Caption: Alcatraz Prison, where Whitey Bulger was incarcerated from 1959 to 1962., Credit: cliff1066/Flickr
What many people outside Massachusetts don't know is that the brother of reputed Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger, Billy Bulger, was similarly powerfu...

  • Added: May 29, 2013
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Canine vaccines protect against Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme. The human one was discontinued., Credit: Jesse Costa
Modern science has given us a vaccine to protect against Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness in the United States. But we don't use it.

Bought by WABE and WAMC Northeast Public Radio

  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Homer Parce playing the cornet at his home., Credit: Greg Latza,
Love of music prompted Homer Parce to sign up for an army band. Military service whisked the small town South Dakota boy across the Pacific just a...

  • Added: May 25, 2012
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Pearl Harbor veteran Jim Peacock., Credit: Greg Latza,
Jim Peacock is one of only a few dozen U.S. veterans who witnessed both the beginning of World War II at Pearl Harbor and the war's end on deck the...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, RadioStPete Florida, KBUT Crested Butte, Colo., KUFM - Montana Public Radio, RadioFreePalmer and more

  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 09:02
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Seeding Labs' founder Nina Dudnik speaks with a visiting African fellow during a laboratory tour., Credit: Anne Allmeling
The gap between science in the U.S. and Africa is as wide as the ocean between them. But a nonprofit startup is trying to be a good Samaritan with ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Sep 20, 2011
  • Length: 04:19
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Daniel Lewin's portrait greets visitors in the main lobby at Akamai's corporate headquarters.  The company co-founder died aboard American Airlines Flight 11 on 9/11., Credit: Jesse Costa
Daniel Lewin, the co-founder of a Boston-area Internet company, died trying to stop the terrorist attack aboard American Airlines Flight 11 on 9/11...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio

  • Added: Sep 08, 2011
  • Length: 06:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sixty-eight-year-old Skip Ryan has been catching lobster on Boston Harbor for more than 50 years., Credit: Jess Bidgood
A profile of an urban lobsterman. Amid the cruise ships and cargo vessels and whale-watching boats that motor in and out of the Boston Harbor each...

Bought by WABE, New Hampshire Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUOW, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and more

  • Added: Jul 12, 2010
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Harry Markopolos has written a book about his futile decade-long effort to expose Bernie Madoff and the world's largest Ponzi scheme.
Harry Markopolos tried for nearly ten years to expose Bernard Madoff and the world's largest Ponzi scheme, but it didn't do any good. Why didn’t a...

Bought by KPIK-LP, Remix Radio, KUT, KUOW, and EconomyBeat Podcast

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: 13:13
  • Purchases: 5