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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.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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.

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

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:58
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

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

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Narwhals breaching,, Credit: Glenn Williams/NIST/Public Domain, via Wikipedia
While going about their daily routines, marine animals outfitted with sensors can collect data on ocean conditions in places that would be dangerou...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In his book, “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era,” James Barrat peers into the future to explore the perils ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 30:11
Caption: Crow indicates dots on a touchscreen., Credit: Andreas Nieder
Crows display impressive math prowess, using brain regions entirely different from those of mammals.

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cassini's last close-up view of Saturn's "creepy" moon, Hyperion., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
Our most frequent guest, Cassini Project Scientist Linda Spilker, returns with another update on the magnificent mission at Saturn, including evide...

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  • Added: Jun 09, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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A new diagnostic test identifies a patient’s entire viral history with just a pinprick of blood.

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2014, the European Union’s Court of Justice determined that individuals have a right to be forgotten, “the right—under certain conditions—to ask...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
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The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting in St. Louis Park focuses on the history of radio and TV broadcasting, especially in Minnesota. Steve Raymer, mana...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 21:22
Caption: The first human steps onto Mars in this illustration from the 2015 Humans to Mars Report., Credit: Explore Mars, Inc.
Explore Mars revealed the 2015 Humans to Mars Report at a recent conference in Washington. CEO Chris Carberry gives us a quick tour of this realist...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Steven Kotler discusses how science fiction ideas have moved from the imagination of authors to real innovations.

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  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 32:56
  • Purchases: 3
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Rufus Porter was a nineteenth-century American artist, journalist, and brilliant inventor, who almost made it into the history books, but not quite.

Bought by Radio Newark, New Hampshire Public Radio, and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Chemists come up with new ways to copy nature’s insect repellents.

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  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1