WBEZ

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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

Series

Caption: www.wbez.org/cleverapes
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WBEZ’s science experiment, “Clever Apes” is a nano-sized show with a cosmic scope. It tells the stories of the rich scientific community of the Chicago area, its quirky characters and the fascinating, often mind-bending questions they’re out to answer. But it is not so Chicago-centric that it won't work for your town.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 05, 2012
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From Nobel Peace Prize winners to Nicaraguan sweatshop workers, Worldview highlights a range of voices that go beyond the headlines.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2011

Latest Pieces

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Over this hour, we'll bring you highlights from the show's first half-year. We’ll learn about why kids play with fire, how vibrations let us peer ...

Bought by KUT and KZYX


  • Added: Dec 16, 2010
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mike Wong using mirror therapy., Credit: Spitzer/WBEZ
Mirrors treat phantom limb pain, chronic pain changes your brain, and one scientist's colorful guide to insect bites.

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2010
  • Length: 12:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Gordon's pez: an image of tensor glyphs baffles a spouse., Credit: Courtesy of Gordon Kindlmann
Some tough science threatens an otherwise happy marriage, and some gifted students try to unravel relativity.

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2010
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alexander Karczmar, at 93, is an authority on the brain and a student of the self.
How our brains age, and why some people manage to cheat death and stay sharp.

Bought by KUT and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 20, 2010
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What better symbol of human mastery over the power of nature than fire? Countless years of evolution have written fire into our DNA…No wonder kids ...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: La Chaire Trepidante: the 19th century vibrating chair invented to relieve Parkinsons's symptoms., Credit: Christopher Goetz
Treating Parkinson's with a vibrating chair; reading the rumblings of the earth; and a hip-hop battle of cosmic proportions.

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 13:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When we run out of ways to deal with a troubled child, often that child ends up in prison. In Illinois, thousands are incarcerated every year. We i...

Bought by WKCC, WTIP, and KUNM


  • Added: Apr 28, 2010
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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A freshman at St. Francis High School, and member of the team "Brave as a Noun," Hanna competed in the finals of the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen P...

Bought by KUER, KUOW, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Apr 01, 2010
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Malcolm is a junior at Lincoln Park High School in Chicago. He competed in the final round of competition in the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetr...

Bought by KUER and Remix Radio


  • Added: Apr 01, 2010
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Daniel B is a senior at Mather High School in Chicago, and took part in the 2010 Louder Than a Bomb Teen Poetry Slam finals, competing as an Indy p...

Bought by KUER and Remix Radio


  • Added: Apr 01, 2010
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 2