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Come with us on a visit to the home of the prime meridian for a conversation with the curator of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich about the race to...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
Caption: Jumping spiders have excellent vision, making them good candidates for virtual reality., Credit: Rowan McGinley
Virtual reality helps researchers study animal behavior and learning.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Can computer programs help people feel more comfortable sharing their personal problems?

Bought by WLPR and WABE


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Satellite image of a plankton bloom in green, off the coast of Patagonia. , Credit: NASA
Marine microorganisms make clouds brighter and more reflective.

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mat Kaplan and guests at KPCC waiting for New Horizons to phone home from Pluto., Credit: Southern California Public Radio
Join our live audience for highlights of an amazing evening, featuring Jim Bell, Bruce Betts, Mike Brown, Emily Lakdawalla and Bill Nye the Science...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Scientists take a close look at a single celled creature with a complex eye.

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: An artist’s conception of what Kepler 138b, its sister planets and its star might look like., Credit:  Danielle Futselaar, SETI Institute
SETI Institute scientist Jason Rowe returns to tell us about the smallest exoplanet so far that has had its size and mass determined. Jason also ta...

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


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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REM sleep shapes the brain by replaying the day’s experiences.

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Coordinating brain activity between patients and therapists could be the future of treatment for brain injuries and diseases.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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The echo of a pitcher plant helps bats find safety and helps the plant get food.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: July 6, 2015 color image of Pluto from New Horizons., Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI
Two visits with the Planetary Society Senior Editor this week, as Emily first provides an update on the Rosetta comet mission and then returns with...

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


  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Researchers look for harbingers of old age in thirty-somethings.

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Extraction of rose scents,, Credit: A. Cheziere/Université Jean Monnet
When it comes to their scent, not all roses are created equal. Now researchers have identified the gene responsible for how fragrant a flower will ...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Seahorse skeleton showing square tail in cross-section., Credit: Courtesy of Michael Porter
The seahorse’s unique tail structure is inspiring mechanical engineers.

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Some of the attendees at the 2015 Planetary Defense Conference in Frascati, Italy., Credit: ESA CC BY-SA IGO 3.0
We’ve already brought you Planetary Radio Live from the 2015 PDC near Rome, Italy. Now you’ll hear a small sampling of the scientists, engineers, p...

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


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
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Growing evidence that populations of gut microbes may affect our brains.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A cosmic way to see inside concrete and metal objects.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hitoshi Morikawa., Credit: University of Texas, Austin
Could a drug erase the memories that keep addicts coming back for more?

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Disco the talking parakeet., Credit: Courtesy of Judy Bolton
A newly discovered brain structure in parrots hints at new mechanisms in brain evolution.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: This artist's concept depicts Europa's "Great Lake." Researchers predict many more such lakes are scattered throughout the moon's icy shell., Credit: Britney Schmidt/Dead Pixel VFX/Univ. of Texas at Austin
We return to the beautiful Aquarium of the Pacific in southern California for a fascinating conversation about ocean science. What we learn down h...

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


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 6
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Splicing internal clock genes from one species of bacteria into another could lead to a novel way of delivering drugs at specific times of day.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Rachel Swaby discusses women in science.

Bought by KPVL, KPIP-LP, and WYAP


  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Life in the Age of Leisure

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 12:41
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: LightSail stretches its sails in low Earth orbit., Credit: The Planetary Society
After a roller coaster ride that included a maddening eight-day silence, the LightSail test mission finally achieved all of its major goals. Leader...

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


  • Added: Jun 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
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A single drug may help regenerate lost or damaged tissue.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1