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Caption: Mary Mallon, aka "Typhoid Mary, Credit: From the The New York American newspaper, dated June 20, 1909.
Learning about the immune system from people who catch germs but don’t get sick.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Researchers have theorized that up to half of Earth's water is older than the sun. It likely formed in the cold molecular cloud that spawned our solar system., Credit: Bill Saxton, NSF/AUI/NRAO
Ilse Cleeves is lead author of a paper that concludes up to half of our solar system’s water is older than the solar system itself. The implication...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
Caption: Trish Witkowski, Chief Folding Officer, Credit: Louisa Jonas
Every single Thursday for the last five years Trish Witkowski has uploaded a video just meant for the few thousand people in the world that design ...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 08:22
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A telescoped version of NASA audio as it tells the public specifics about the shuttle as it glides in for a landing.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:34
Caption: In this laser frequency comb, colorized for illustrative purposes, the solid lines are the star spectrum and the dots are the artificial laser spectrum. The dark gaps in the star spectrum represent different chemical elements in the starlight. Long-term s, Credit: European Southern Observatory
It’s terribly hard to find exoplanets that look like our homeworld. The search requires development of astoundingly powerful and precise instrumen...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: People flock to the Delirium Cafe in Brussels, Belgium for some of the same reasons fruit flies flock to yeast., Credit: (Marcello/Flickr cc-by-nc-nd/2.0)
Beer owes its distinctive aroma to fruit flies.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Is public radio on the cusp of expansion or disruption? PRX CEO Jake Shapiro and Current.org's Mark Fuerst talked about listenership and public rad...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:41
Caption: Isaac Cann, Credit: L. Brian Stauffer
Human gut microbes could break down grasses into sugars for biofuel production.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: "We See Thee Rise" University of Toronto Convocation Hall, October 1, 2014, Credit: The Planetary Society
We welcomed 1,600 Canadian space enthusiasts to the University of Toronto for our October 1st celebration of Canada in space! Join Mat Kaplan and ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Lynda Cook is the proprietor and pastry chef at the Tucson-based, Feed Your Head Edibles. CRN’s Brian Bahouth spoke her at Hempcon San Francisco, 2...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 05:51
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Isaac Lappert is President of Cannabis Creamery Ice Cream Company. Working with Cali Labs, Lappert crafts premium quality medicated ice cream. CRN’...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:15
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A study just published in the Journal of Behavioral Addiction found that among college students, men spend nearly eight hours a day on their cell p...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 20:15
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Michael Harris discusses what the impact of constant connectedness means for the well being of future generations.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KMUD, KPVL, and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 27:41
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: They call it a golden age.
They call this the golden age of audio. How did it happen? What's in store for podcasts—and how can producers and public radio stations be part of ...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2014
  • Length: 10:19
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Explore Mars wants to look for life on the Red Planet. Not past life. Life thriving under the Martian surface right now. Chris Carberry will tel...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The interior of the target chamber at the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The object entering from the left is the target positioner, on which a millimeter-scale target is mounted. Researchers recently used NIF to stu, Credit: Damien Jemison/LLNL
The most bizarre things happen to matter at pressures millions of times higher than what we feel on Earth’s surface. Physicist Rip Collins of the L...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Using origami techniques to make real life Transformer robots.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers are developing a technique to attack cancer cells with animal venoms.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Three stories about inventors who have done some pretty amazing things before even graduating from high school. From cats to semiconductors, these ...

Bought by WTJU and KALW


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 13:47
  • Purchases: 2
Caption:  Earth-like planet  In this artist's conception, the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet displays a brownish haze - the result of widespread pollution. New research shows that the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope potentially could detect certain polluta, Credit: Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Harvard’s Henry Lin led work that determined the soon-to-be-launched James Webb Space Telescope may be able to detect an alien civilization by anal...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Part 4 of Recording your own demo- Joe Burns and David Perricone will be giving tips on finalizing that demo of yours. This includes information on...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Venus Express Enters the Venusian Atmosphere, Credit: European Space Agency
Venus Express Project Scientist Håkan Svedhem tells us about the spacecraft’s harrowing descent into the Venusian atmosphere, what it is currently ...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Internet search engines have no way of taking context into consideration. The closest Google has come is to hone the search by user’s zip code, wh...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:37
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With hundreds of Earth-like planets discovered over the past few years, it’s fair to say we’re on the verge of finding alien life. Two new programs...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 1
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They have generated excitement, enthusiasm and support throughout the world. The ISEE-3 Reboot Project has succeeded in gaining control over the 36...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1