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Researchers make new inroads into preventing age-related diseases.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: The Harvesters, by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1565)
Can genetic engineering help “re-wild” our grains, fruits and vegetables?

  • Added: Dec 19, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Madelyn is looking for an easy way to create a slideshow video for her friends birthday. Tom and Ray help her out in this week's Ask Deemable Tech.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
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The Andaman Islands were devastated in the 2004 tsunami, and many of the ancient tongues are dying out, but not because of the tsunami.

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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Caption: Caryn Lerman, Ph.D. led the MRI study of smoker's brains., Credit: Caryn Lerman (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Brain scans can predict a quitter’s likelihood of smoking again.

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Adélie penguins have genetic mutations that give them powerful forelimbs for swimming, and thick skin and stiff feathers for resisting the elements. , Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dominique_filippi/4351788225/
Scientists have sequenced the genomes of two penguin species, revealing much about how they’ve adapted to inhospitable environments.

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Where does your fast food container end up when you’re done with it?, Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/theimpulsivebuy/5141937149
Scientists are getting a better handle on how much plastic we put into the oceans, and what effects it’s having.

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Archaeopteryx had teeth, but modern birds do not., Credit: "Archaeopteryx lithographica by durbed" by Durbed. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Archaeopteryx_lithographica_by_durbed.jpg
The ancestors of birds had teeth, but started to lose them around 100 million years ago.

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Chemical structure of fructose., Credit: (That kiwi guy/Wikipedia)
Does the sugar fructose fool us into eating more calories than we need?

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Ridley Scott's Film Exodus seems to be plagued by something not so Biblical.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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This round of CurrentCast features stories about rain gardens; biofuel from seaweed; invasive Asian carp; and more.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2014
  • Length: 20:00
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Both younger and older people can readily learn new information, but older people have a harder time filtering out irrelevant and distracting infor...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Touching the miniature buildings on the map activates auditory information and directions. , Credit: University of Buffalo
3-D talking maps use a variety of sensory modalities to help the visually impaired find their way around college campuses and other institutions.

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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It's a fair question. Fun little voxpop by Sean Robb. Produced as part of an audio class at the University of Montana School of Journalism.

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:03
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...And Other Essays is the book's title, by author Clifford Thompson who reads a passage here. Observations with wit about life and people, from m...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Brady is worried about his computer and other electronics being damaged during a thunderstorm. Tom and Ray give him some tips in this week's Ask De...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: After My Garden Grows poster
Sandip Roy on the short film "After My Garden Grows" with filmmaker Megan Mylan and Monica Burman who is featured in the film.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: Frank Sinatra being interview during World War II, Credit: Wikipedia
Radio reached its height of popularity during World War II. But the war also ushered in its greatest competitor - television.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
Caption: Rod Serling, Credit: Wikipedia
Rod Serling is know for his television series "The Twilight Zone," but he got his start writing radio dramas at WNYC in the summer of 1946. Listen ...

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:53
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Caption: Ora Nichols (left) and the CBS Sound Effects Team, Credit: Wikipedia
Ora Nichols lead the sound effects team that brought "War of the Worlds" to life on the radio. That doesn't mean she got along with Orson Wells. Me...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 04:41
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This batch of Climate Connections features vegetarian fish food; algae as a climate solution; rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy; and more.

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  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Have you ever bathed in paint? Canary yellow or baby blue? Well of course you haven't! But almost three million Americans could have last year, sin...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Mother Nature doesn't fly a crop-duster -- she doesn't need to. A research team at the University of Warwick, England, recently discovered a natura...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Mangrove trees are simply amazing, in a sci-fi kind of way. They live in perhaps the most hostile plant environment imaginable -- a coastal war zon...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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Get in and get out! It works for the Navy Seals. So why not do the same with a crack team of scientists?

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
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