The Moth at the World Science Festival - Wendy Suzuki

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The Moth at the World Science Festival

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A doctor who studies memory is confronted with her own father’s memory loss, a boy attempts to take control of his life by planning the perfect Bar Mitzvah, an archeologist fights against the rising waters, and a doctor battles through heartbreak to make a breakthrough in cancer research.

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10:52
Saying 'I Love You'

by Wendy Suzuki

A doctor who studies memory is confronted with her own father’s memory loss. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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14:06
Planning For Uncertainty

by Brian Hecht

A boy attempts to take control of his life by planning the perfect Bar Mitzvah. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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09:16
Counting Down the Tides

by Hannah Morris

An archeologist races to complete her work before the effects of climate change destroy the site. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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11:52
Who Can You Trust?

by Mary-Claire King

A doctor battles through heartbreak to make a breakthrough in cancer research. This story was produced in collaboration with the World Science Festival.

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The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
  • Ratatat - Dura
  • Ratatat - Shiller
  • Ratatat - Black Heroes
  • Ratatat - Drugs