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COVID: The Threat is in the Air

COVID-19 brought the world to a halt. Now, everyone’s waiting on a vaccine.

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Predicting Hotspots

What if we could predict civil conflict 5 years in advance with machine learning? What might we do differently?

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Cabin Fever

There are many kinds of lonely, and COVID-19 has revealed them all.

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The Chiefest Town

At the confluence of the James and Rivanna Rivers in Virginia sits a Monacan site. Monacan Chief Kenneth Branham walks us through the site of what was once the village …

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WGR’s Summer Streaming Recs

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Presenting: “Transcripts”

Trans people of color say that life is harder than ever. And the new podcast “Transcripts” investigates what activists are doing to change that.

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Replay: Poetic Justice

When writer and Invisibilia producer Lulu Miller discovered she’d be leaving Virginia, she wrote a startling love letter to the state–one that charges everyday people to stay angry about injustice.

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Replay: Future Farming of America

Does “genetic modification” scare you? We get to the root of it and explore hemp as the new cash crop.

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Going Viral

UVA doctors got to work immediately to create COVID-19 testing kits in a race against time. And another battle is being waged against the spread of misinformation on social media.

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Girlhood

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Poetry that Heals

To some, poetry and medicine seem like opposites. But both science and poetry use language to understand deeper truths about the human condition.

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Seeing the Future of Medicine

Macular degeneration causes vision loss in more than 10 million Americans, but a cure may be on the way.