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Caption: Disco the talking parakeet., Credit: Courtesy of Judy Bolton
A newly discovered brain structure in parrots hints at new mechanisms in brain evolution.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Artist's conception of a LightSail in Earth orbit., Credit: The Planetary Society
This special edition takes you behind the scenes on May 20, 2015 as LightSail is lifted into orbit. You’ll hear the thrilling launch, meet key tea...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, and KFCF FM


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation hosts members of the area's Muslim community for Friday services and meals during Ramadan., Credit: Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation
At this Northern Virginia synagogue, Jews and Muslims are sharing much more than just space.

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  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA's pathways to the Red Planet., Credit: NASA
A human mission to orbit Mars might be possible by 2033, and it might be accomplished at reasonable cost and with existing or nearly-ready technolo...

Bought by KWMR, KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Towering mock-up of Bigelow Aerospace's Olympus space habitat., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Bigelow Aerospace’s BEAM expandable/inflatable space module will be attached to the International Space Station later this year. Mat travels to the...

Bought by KWMR, KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Mar 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Artist OREE ORIGINOL's artwork on display on the corner of 24th and Byrant in the Mission., Credit: Todd Whitney
If you have walked the streets of the Bay Area recently -- you might have seen posters featuring the names and faces of Oscar Grant, Renisha McBrid...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Science Director at the Greater Good Science Center and co-instructor of The Science of Happiness, Credit: Liz Mak
U.C. Berkeley is known for its world-class scientists, in disciplines like physics, chemistry or biology. But just a few blocks away from campus, y...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2015
  • Length: 08:48
  • Purchases: 1
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The Freedom Riders of 1961 were upholding the law. So why were they being arrested as soon as they got off the buses in Jackson, Mississippi? KFAI'...

Bought by Hark! and KUMD


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 2
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Somali artist Aziz Osman left home for Florence, Italy, as a young man to pursue his dream of becoming a painter, sculptor and architect. Extensiv...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
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Bowling as a competitive sport and family pastime peaked decades ago. The game still exists, but with fewer participants. KFAI producer Bill Lindek...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: Jim Bell's new book chronicles the Voyager mission to the outer solar system and beyond., Credit: Dutton Publishing
Planetary scientist and author Jim Bell has just written “The Interstellar Age—Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission.” He talks with Mat Kaplan abo...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
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We are always adjusting the way we sound. It especially depends on the social situation we are in. Linguists call it "code switching," a term origi...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 06:19
  • Purchases: 1
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In this part of Oakland, deep potholes and trash mark the street. But then, there’s this perfectly manicured shrine. It’s an elaborate structure, d...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2015
  • Length: 10:11
Caption: Sondra talking to photog, Credit: Sondra Celli
Gypsy bling, James Bond, Google Trends and brilliant business owners turn passion and personality into profit.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2015
  • Length: 20:03
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"Way To Go” is an interactive virtual reality experience showcased at the New Frontier during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

  • Added: Jan 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:24
Caption: Two of the new games at Hi-Life, Credit: Angela Johnston
Ellen Frankel slips the last of her quarters into the Medieval Madness pinball machine and wipes the sweat off her forehead. It’s her second game o...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WABE, WAMC, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 06:36
  • Purchases: 4
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.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Northern elephant seal weaners return to the wild after rehabilitation at The Marine Mammal Center, Credit: Mike Adaskveg
Women are underrepresented in a lot of scientific fields, but there’s one branch of biological science that bucks the trend: veterinary science. Wo...

Bought by XRAY.fm and WAMC


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:52
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pastor Megan Rohrer at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Credit: Michael Pisais
Pastor Megan Rohrer plays a contemporary pop song as a launch pad for discussion. Some heads nod to the beat, but it’s clear that this kind of mus...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 10:19
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John Fanta reports on the SHU Women's Exhibition and pre-season analysis

  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:25
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John Fanta reports on the Pirates Exhibition win over Caldwell College

  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 01:24
Caption: Sandy Mix teaches piano to Diane Wilson., Credit: Rachel Wong
From the moment Sandy Mix wakes up in the morning, she is thinking about music. Over coffee, she plans the day’s lessons.

Bought by WAMC and PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 2
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For some people, getting dressed in the morning isn’t about just throwing on what’s in reach, or clean. For others, it’s more of a ritual with atte...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Urban Tilth summer apprentices Dante Ricardo, Carlos Hernandez, and Nikia Whittie in the Richmond High garden, Credit: Isabel Angell
It’s a sunny, windy afternoon in Richmond, and Adam Boisvert is out in a garden.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:35
Caption: Felix Smith, Credit: Kerry Klein
Kesterson Wildlife Refuge had a little known problem back in 1982: selenium contamination was leading to birth defects and death in fish and birds....

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 16:03
  • Purchases: 1