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Can you remember what it was like for you to learn your native language? Probably not, but why is that? As humans, we begin learning to speak our...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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What is it like to experience a grand mal seizure?

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 22:24
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Using creative adaptation to overcome the bugs in our systems

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 24:35
Caption: Scientists discovered the "sound channel" in 1944. Whales use it to communicate across oceans — and during the Cold War the Navy secretly used it to track nuclear subs. This 1948 graphic shows sound traveling on an axis 700 fathoms down in the Atlantic., Credit: Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel
Something unusual happens about a half mile under the sea. Ocean physics create a special zone where sound travels for hundreds, even thousands of ...

Bought by WORT, KVSC, WXAV 88.3FM, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 11:22
  • Purchases: 4
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Is it a boy or a girl? What happens when babies are born with ambiguous genitalia.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:09
Caption: Money Matters Award Winning Host Marc Cuniberti
Money Matters details how you can get a solar system FREE! No tricks no gimmicks. Host Marc Cuniberti did it on his house and covers it all! Great ...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
Caption: Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative, Credit: Rikki Ward
What we grow, eat and trade all impact the climate. As temperatures and global population rise, we’ll need to find new ways to feed a hot and crowd...

Bought by 90.9 WBUR - Boston's NPR News Station


  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bill Nye at the LightSail countdown celebration., Credit: Loren Roberts
LightSail, the Planetary Society’s innovative solar sail cubesat, will ride into space on the huge SpaceX Falcon Heavy, now in development. Bill N...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scrum-1, Credit: Maree Reveley
They say a smart athlete will use their head. But what if using your head cost you everything? That's a question being asked in locker rooms the wo...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Paul Deiro, Energy Lobbyist, KP Public Affairs, Credit:  Ed Ritger
Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, has changed the energy landscape across America by making natural gas abundant and cheap. To some it’s a blessin...

Bought by WPSU-FM, KUNM, Nevada Public Radio, and WCQS


  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 4
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In this episode, Bo, Kim, and Todd host this episode in front of a live audience at the AHA Conference in Philadelphia. Our guest is Lifetime Achie...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2014
  • Length: 53:24
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For the past fifty years physicists around the world have been trying to create a fusion power reactor, harnessing the processes deep inside of sta...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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An exploration of the causes behind honeybee population declines, featuring discussions with beekeepers and scientists.

Bought by KAWC, KFCF FM, WCAI / WNAN, KRCB-FM, KCPW and more


  • Added: May 29, 2014
  • Length: 57:48
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Title: Nicholas Stern, Former World Bank Chief Economist; Professor of Economics, London School of Economics, Credit:  Ed Ritger
Today we are talking about our green future – green energy and greenbacks. The news for business is good: When companies use less energy, they save...

Bought by KJZZ and WUIS


  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Four stories of people who have done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in-between.

Bought by WUNC, WFPL News, KOSU, 90.5 WESA, WBEZ and more


  • Added: May 19, 2014
  • Length: 53:24
  • Purchases: 6
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Episode sixty-nine has arrived in a totally cybernetic way! Join us as we speak with Vicki Brown, a Ph.D. in Research Methodology and a rockin’ vio...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Planetary Radio Live at the 2014 USASEF, Credit: Loren Roberts
Join thousands of space and science geeks at the world’s biggest public science event in Washington DC. On the Einstein stage to talk about dirty ...

Bought by WMNF, WXAV 88.3FM, and WESM 91.3 FM


  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: FUTUREWORK: How Technology Will Redefine the Culture of Work
IEEE Spectrum Radio explores what the workplace will look like and what the meaning of work will be 30 years into the future.

Bought by KVMR, RadioFreePalmer, KTSW 89.9, 90.5 WSNC, KVNF and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 29
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Ever wonder what Westeros looked like long before the Starks, Baratheons, Lannisters, or Targaryens roamed its surface? How far back can we really ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
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Exploring how parents of children diagnosed with Autism experience their children and child-rearing.

  • Added: Apr 02, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: L. to R.: John Goldman, Kimberly Wasserman, Douglas Goldman, Maria Gunnoe, Greg Dalton, Credit: Ed Ritger
For 25 years, the Goldman Prize has honored those fighting on the front lines for clean water, clean air and preservation of the world’s ecosystems...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: U.S. Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, Credit: Rikki Ward
While scientists have growing certainty that burning fossil fuels is driving severe weather, acceptance by the American public of that science waxe...

Bought by WNPR, WPSU-FM, WGBH Radio Boston, and Wyoming Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 4
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WABE reporter Jim Burress takes us to ‘The Bluff’, a neighborhood in Atlanta where a needle exchange program has become a vital part of a strugglin...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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In December 2012, a two-ton instrument built to detect cosmic rays ascended into the Antarctic sky, carried by a balloon the size of a football fie...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 14:00
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Physics professor James Buckley has spent part of his career hunting for neutralinos, a yet-undiscovered type of particle that may hold the answer ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:00