Author Mark Johnson argues that performance enhancing drugs are hardly a recent phenomenon.
In this episode, we dive into the history of a desert that claimed thousands of lives, as well as the ways this particular tale has forever altered modern understanding of the limits of dehydration.
For centuries, the Devil’s Highway—a waterless pathway through desert in southern Arizona—was one of the deadliest places in North America, killing thousands of Spanish conquistadors, gold prospectors, and migrants.
In this intriguing episode, we investigate lightning strike recovery and the confounding, bizarre science that only hints at what Phil Broscovak and other survivors endure.
This thrilling re-creation of the classic hypothermia feature by Peter Stark brings the listener through a series of plausible mishaps on a bitterly cold night: a car accident on a lonely road, a broken ski binding that foils a backcountry escape, a disorienting tumble in the snow, and a slow descent into delirious hypothermia before (spoiler alert!) a dramatic rescue.
In this piece, producer Tim Hinman from the podcast Sound Matters talks to Krause about how soundscapes work, what they can tell us about our world, and why audio ecology should be an integral part of how we think about conservation.
Scientists are compiling huge amounts of data on the impact of global warming, but the story of that data often gets lost.
What’s the cure for our modern malaise of stress, distraction, and screen addiction? Nature, of course.