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What makes Earth so off-kilter?

  • Added: Mar 28, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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The planet Jupiter may be responsible for Earth’s mild climate.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Mining in Minnesota has been going on for decades, but today, economic and environmental issues are raising important questions about the industry....

  • Added: Mar 26, 2015
  • Length: 06:16
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Vigorous exercise may help the body battle cancer.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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New footwear helps winter walkers get a grip on ice.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Many futuristic inventions are inspired by biological systems.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Pillsbury A Mill is a National Historic Landmark, and in the midst of a $150 million redevelopment project. But back in the 1800s, it was the b...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:31
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Eric Green discussed genomic technology and precision medicine.

Bought by WYAP, WRNC-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 44:40
  • Purchases: 3
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"I must reorganize the environment of man by which then greater numbers of men can prosper" - Buckminster Fuller as told to Studs Terkel during int...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 07:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Former Curiosity Rover Project Scientist John Grotzinger, Credit: Mat Kaplan
The Mars Science Laboratory rover has accomplished its primary goals on the Red Planet, and John Grotzinger has left his central role to become Cha...

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


  • Added: Mar 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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A new molecule-making machine is like a 3-D printer for chemistry.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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With a look back at a 1967 Supreme Court case, we explain how social media companies have made us more comfortable with government surveillance, too.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Insulin resistance in the brain may be responsible for mood disorders in diabetics, and may also play a role in Alzheimer’s disease and other disor...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An injectable clotting agent may stanch life-threatening bleeding.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Elected officials hear about Virgin Galactic's LauncherOne rocket and WhiteKnightTwo air launch vehicle., Credit: Virgin Galactic
6,000 job-seekers came to the new Long Beach, California home of Virgin Galactic’s LauncherOne rocket on a recent morning. We sit down with CEO Geo...

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


  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Oxygen may be the key to helping our immune systems fight cancer.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Ruben Gur discusses functional and anatomical sex differences in the brain.

Bought by WRNC-LP, WYAP, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 38:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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Analysis of bad restaurant reviews in Yelp reveals that dining can be as much about human interactions as food.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Engineers discover what waiters and bartenders have known for centuries: foam keeps drinks from sloshing.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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James J. Hill is known as the “Empire Builder.” His vision for a Great Northern Railway in the 19th century helped put Minnesota on the map. Produc...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist's conception of an astronaut collecting a sample from a retrieved asteroid., Credit: NASA
ARM is the Asteroid Redirect Mission, and sometimes it seems that it doesn’t have a friend in the world. But it does, and Jonathan Goff of Altius S...

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


  • Added: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Timothy Gay discusses the physics of football.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 37:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Orbital image of what is believed to be the Beagle 2 lander on surface of Mars., Credit: HiRISE/NASA/JPL/Parker/Leicester
The Beagle 2 Mars lander disappeared after it separated from the Mars Express orbiter on Christmas Day, 2003. Eleven years later, it has been foun...

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


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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A smartphone app allows citizen scientists to track litter that makes its way into our waterways.

Bought by KMXT and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2