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Caption: Jim Bell's new book chronicles the Voyager mission to the outer solar system and beyond., Credit: Dutton Publishing
Planetary scientist and author Jim Bell has just written “The Interstellar Age—Inside the Forty-Year Voyager Mission.” He talks with Mat Kaplan abo...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Analysis of bad restaurant reviews in Yelp reveals that dining can be as much about human interactions as food.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Engineers discover what waiters and bartenders have known for centuries: foam keeps drinks from sloshing.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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James J. Hill is known as the “Empire Builder.” His vision for a Great Northern Railway in the 19th century helped put Minnesota on the map. Produc...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist's conception of an astronaut collecting a sample from a retrieved asteroid., Credit: NASA
ARM is the Asteroid Redirect Mission, and sometimes it seems that it doesn’t have a friend in the world. But it does, and Jonathan Goff of Altius S...

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


  • Added: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Timothy Gay discusses the physics of football.

Bought by KPVL


  • Added: Feb 18, 2015
  • Length: 37:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Orbital image of what is believed to be the Beagle 2 lander on surface of Mars., Credit: HiRISE/NASA/JPL/Parker/Leicester
The Beagle 2 Mars lander disappeared after it separated from the Mars Express orbiter on Christmas Day, 2003. Eleven years later, it has been foun...

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


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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A smartphone app allows citizen scientists to track litter that makes its way into our waterways.

Bought by KMXT and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Is it time to actively signal civilizations that might exist beyond earth?

Bought by KMXT and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Researchers are imaging the brain’s microglial cells to get a better handle on the causes of chronic pain.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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According to some experts, the internet would be more efficient if data was labeled by its content rather than its location on a server.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that everything we eat can affect how we think, feel and act? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgar...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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To find their way around, animals have specialized neurons that fire in response to specific locations in the environment.

Bought by KMXT and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A carnivorous oyster mushroom uses specialized proteins to punch holes in nematodes., Credit: Martin Cooper/flickr/CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Batteries from snail shell proteins and medicines from carnivorous mushrooms.

Bought by KMXT and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The Francis Little House in Deephaven, Minnesota, was designed by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The building and design took some time--l...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Bears’ fondness for six-legged snacks is shaping a mountain ecosystem.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A roundup of some of this week’s most interesting science news, including key genetics variants related to brain size and psychiatric disorders, le...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Comet 67P, Credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM
The Rosetta spacecraft currently orbits Comet 67P. Its uncanny resemblance to a child’s rubber ducky toys produces seasons which affect its thin at...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Robert Crease discusses how terms from quantum mechanics have found their way into everyday discourse.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 32:16
Caption: Artist's conception of exoplanet Kepler -186f., Credit: Wikipedia
Astronomer and planetary scientist Courtney Dressing is the lead author of research that may have found the formula for the mass and composition of...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: If they survive to adulthood, these loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings will return to their natal beach to lay their eggs., Credit: (Blair Witherington/FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute/Flickr)
Loggerhead sea turtles use the Earth’s magnetic fields to find their way back to the beaches where they were born, many years later.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mouse brain tissue, imaged using standard microscopy (F) and through expansion microscopy technique (G), revealing enhanced detail. , Credit: Boyden Lab/MIT
Technology used to absorb water in diapers is also being used to blow up tiny tissues to make them more viewable by microscopes.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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If Vincent Van Gogh lived in the Bay Area now rather than the Netherlands in the 19th century, maybe he would have been a popular video game design...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Polar bear genes have been moving northward for three generations., Credit: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Melting sea ice is has resulted in a recent northward shift in polar bear genes.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Planetary geologists provide the public with a chance to name five craters on Mercury.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00