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You can thank fruit flies for your favorite wine’s fruity “nose”.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A 17 cm carved stone figurine shown inside the SEM chamber ready for non-destructive imaging and analysis, Credit: (Timothy Rose/Smithsonian)
Modern technology reveals ancient techniques used in the production of purloined antiquities.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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When children are adopted internationally, the first language they hear as babies may not be entirely lost.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Barry Cooper discusses the life and work of Alan Turing.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 32:48
  • Purchases: 1
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For more than four decades, Radio Row it was the largest collection of radio and electronics stores in the world. Then in 1966 the stores were cond...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 13:51
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A brainwave-triggered implant which could potentially turn on genes controlling the production of therapeutic proteins., Credit: March Folcher/ETH Zurich
Could brainwaves one day trigger an implant that stops epilepsy and chonic pain episodes before they begin?

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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How many microbes can be shared in a kiss?

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A black forest female Aedes aegypti formosus (left) bites animals and a brown domestic female Aedes aegypti (right) bites humans. , Credit: Photo credit: Lindy McBride
Thousands of years ago, the mosquitoes that now transmit dengue fever made the switch from biting forest animals to seeking out humans.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Business end of Planetary Deep Drill, Credit: Mat Kaplan
If there’s life on Mars, it’s probably deep beneath the surface. That’s just one reason we need a tool like Planetary Deep Drill on the red planet ...

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


  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: David Rose
Those who are shaping the future have a pretty good idea of how it is going to look. One of those is David Rose. He’s an award winning entrepreneur...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: First powered flight of SpaceShipTwo, Credit: Virgin Galactic
It was a terrible, tragic week for commercial space development. Historian and space policy analyst John Logsdon helps up understand the greater m...

Bought by WYAP and WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Brain scans reveal our political leanings.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Laurence Steinberg discussed the neuroscience of adolescence.

Bought by WRNC-LP and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 31:37
  • Purchases: 2
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MESSENGER is the Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging mission that has been orbiting the innermost planet for more than thr...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
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