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Why our perception of violence goes up, while actual violence goes down.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack explores the very thing that makes St. Cloud the “Granite City” as he heads out at the Stearns Count...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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A 3D map of the structure of tooth enamel may help scientists protect it, and even imitate it.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Saturn and Cassini, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The great Cassini spacecraft has a year to go before it plunges into the ringed planet. Project Scientist Linda Spilker returns with more amazing m...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Noise caused by humans is invading natural ecosystems, but some animals have multiple sensory systems to deal with it.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Across the globe, humans have selected pigs with genetic mutations for black coats.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: OSIRIS REx departs for asteroid Bennu atop an Atlas V, Credit: Jason Davis/The Planetary Society
In two years a Near Earth Asteroid now known as Bennu will have a visitor from Earth. OSIRIS REx Principal Investigator Dante Lauretta reports on h...

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


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Vaccines for Zika virus are nearing the human clinical trial phase.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Conducting a census of species using environmental DNA.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Stalagmites preserve a record of ancient earthquakes.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A DNA analysis reveals that giraffes make up four different species instead of just one.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Harford Community Radio, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A gene variant makes some people feel a buzz from very little caffeine.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, WMUU-LP, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: NASA Spinoff 2016 Book, Credit: NASA
In its nearly five decades, NASA has created or improved thousands of technologies, processes and innovations. Dan Lockney is in charge of making ...

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


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Sensors that light up in presence of neurotransmitters are helping unlock the secrets of drug addiction.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, Harford Community Radio, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Both dogs and people use the left hemisphere of their brains the process words and the right to process intonation.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist’s impression of planet Proxima b., Credit: European Southern Observatory
The announcement was made just days ago. Co-discoverer Michael Endl tells us about the discovery of a roughly Earth-mass planet orbiting in the hab...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KMUD, KWMR, WMUU-LP, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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NASA's Space Launch System Core Stage will start a new age of space exploration,

Bought by Radio Newark, KKRN, KALH, and KRWG


  • Added: Aug 27, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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-The number of human cases of Lyme disease is on the rise. -Are our pets making us sick? -The uses of Big Data in solving real world problems. And ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KEDT, WMUU-LP, WAMC, WXDU and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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Cat-lovers know that their feline friends carry a certain risk… and it’s not the danger of snagged sweaters. One Virginia scientist says the notori...

Bought by WAMC and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 03:50
  • Purchases: 2
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-The number of Lyme disease cases in humans is on the rise. -Work on a vaccine against Lyme disease. -Can our pets make us sick?

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), KMRE-LP, Peconic Public Broadcasting, WNMU-FM, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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The basic idea of the circular economy is that in production, nothing should be wasted, and everything at the end of its life should be made into s...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 14:00
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Developing fungi that help to recycle old batteries.

Bought by Harford Community Radio, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Gasoline-powered cars run cleaner than ever, but still belch toxins when they start.

Bought by Harford Community Radio and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Which houseplants are best for filtering out air borne toxins?

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Founder, littleBits littleBits is a hardware company that aims to put the power of electronics in everyone’s hands. The company sells electronic mo...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:00