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Internet search engines have no way of taking context into consideration. The closest Google has come is to hone the search by user’s zip code, wh...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:37
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With hundreds of Earth-like planets discovered over the past few years, it’s fair to say we’re on the verge of finding alien life. Two new programs...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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They have generated excitement, enthusiasm and support throughout the world. The ISEE-3 Reboot Project has succeeded in gaining control over the 36...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
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A new hypothesis ties domestication in mammals to “cute” physical features.

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The outcome of a medical test could be affected by the time of day.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Your friends may be as closely related to you as a fourth cousin.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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We're living in a surveillance state, in the eerie transparency of our words and deeds, 24/7, all of us, under suspicion or not; the presumption of...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 06:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Fritz Pleitgen is a journalist who covered the Stasi in East Germany during the 1980s. He explains how one lives and acts in a surveillance state.

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Benjamen Walker, radio producer/host of the Theory of Everything podcast, explains how the book "1984" started in the year 1984.

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 1
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How do you feed a six-person crew on a three-year mission to Mars? WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Dr. Grace Douglas, project scientist on A...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 14:55
Caption: David McConville
“If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do, then how would I be and what would I do?” asked visio...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
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It’s the artists — from Orwell of Nineteen Eighty-Four, to Philip Dick and Margaret Atwood, to Trevor Paglen and Banksy — who raise the big questio...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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3-D scaffolding in cells helps scientists understand a patient’s cancer cells and personalize treatments.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Today on our show, four stories of people who tried to see themselves clearly

  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:53
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This week on State of the Human, an 18th century historian, a poet, a computer scientist, a composer, and a mysterious future being confront data.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: David Gottfried
When David Gottfried come up an idea for green environmental building 20-years ago, he ran into a number of hurdles. The building industry had been...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What should consumers do who worry their data is being misused?Whose job is it to educate people about their responsibilities?Does privacy mean any...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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In the past few years medical companies have been producing a range of devices to help aging people keep track of their vital statistics: pulse rat...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Telemedicine, the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology, has grown dramatically in recent years. Dr....

  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 19:13
Caption: Sky party in Northern Iraq, Credit: Mike Simmons
Astronomers Without Borders Founder and President Mike Simmons and his colleagues share the passion, beauty and joy of the night sky from Argentina...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 3
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For most of human history, famine was only a single bad harvest away. Now, thanks to modern agriculture and fertilizers, we’ve almost eliminated hu...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Diabetics suffer from many health complications and disabilities, but they’re not the only ones who are affected by their condition. In this episod...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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One promising new treatment for diabetes is transplanting healthy pancreatic cells into diabetics to restore their ability to digest sugars. What a...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Diabetes used to be a fatal but very rare disease. Now rates of Type Two diabetes are soaring worldwide. What’s responsible for the spike in cases?

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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In May 1975, Popular Mechanics published an article called “Cities In The Sky”, about plans for space colonies by 1995. Flash forward forty years a...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00