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Grant Hill is a multimedia reporter for WHYY’s “The Pulse” and the creator/host of “Serum,” an investigative podcast series produced by “The Pulse” and Local Trance Media. His interests include reading, loud music, and watching the Phillies almost win.
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6 months ago
As climate change threatens coffee and tea production, where will our future buzz come from?
How caffeine went from natural to synthetic and why we should maybe expect more of it in the future.
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Battling older adults’ greater social isolation during COVID-19
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2 years ago
How COVID-19 made stressing over starting college even more intense
For the Classes of 2020 and 2021, anxiety can be high if you took a gap year, or didn’t. If you applied away from home, or didn’t.
2 years agoListen 1:08
For some new doctors, the pandemic means more responsibility with less training
As some hospitals became overwhelmed during the early days of the pandemic, educational requirements for residents in especially hard-hit regions were suspended.
3 years agoListen 7:15
Losing your friends, and maybe your mind, in the Pinelands
Two friends dropping acid on an annual camping trip, what could possibly go wrong?
3 years agoListen 7:18
Are hazelnuts New Jersey’s next big cash crop?
One Rutgers researcher brought his work home in the hopes of preserving his family farm for years to come.
4 years ago
Time to rip up the calendar. How about 5 seasons? 9 days in a week?
The Gregorian system we all know is just pseudoscience and so random, says Tom Sherman. He’s out to disrupt it.
4 years agoListen 10:22