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Caption: Rick Tumlinson of Deep Space Industries and Dr. Glenn Lightsey discuss future missions at the Texas Spacecraft Lab, Credit: Audrey Quinn
Commercial space companies have yet to send flights of travelers into space. But once they get out there, they'll need supplies. And while life in ...

Bought by KUOW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A still from the BioCurious Kickstarter video
When we think of garage scientists, the eccentric, gray-haired Dr. Emmett Brown from Back to the Future might come to mind. But these days, garages...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 08:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ironworkers on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. Matthew Cochran is fourth from left., Credit: Matthew Cochran
The first thing you should know about ironworkers is that they don’t make things out of iron, like horseshoes. They’re builders. Ironworkers from L...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
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In The Rock House follows the band Zombie Crash, and explores the learning disable music scene in the UK.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:29
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A short, strange history of marijuana in the U.S., Mexico and everywhere else

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 01, 2013
  • Length: 15:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Pre-October surprises test the mettle of the presidential candidates, the press and US foreign policy. Mitt Romney struggles with reaction to hi...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2012
  • Length: 57:16
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A "newsical" program offering context and perspective on the ethics of our times. A DJ samples music from 5 other artists for mashup and is hailed ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2011
  • Length: 57:50
Caption: Lisa Utschig holds a vial of the protein active in photosynthesis.
In this installment, we consider why photosynthesis remains a puzzle to science. And we’ll find out how a research team at Argonne National Laborat...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KUT


  • Added: Aug 02, 2011
  • Length: 08:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Fisherman Joe MacEnulty unloads salmon from the Melissa Jo at Pillar Point Harbor in Princeton-by-the-Sea. , Credit: Matthew Sumner
This spring marks the first time in three years that fishermen have been able to land Sacramento River Chinook since salmon populations crashed in ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2011
  • Length: 07:13
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There are certain questions that get scientists really excited – discoveries that are big, tantalizing, and often, far out of reach. Even if they’r...

Bought by KUT and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 18, 2011
  • Length: 08:40
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Boots at Allen's Boots in South Austin, Credit: Nathan Bernier
Every year, thousands of people flock to Austin from all over the world for South by Southwest Music, which officially gets underway today. Many v...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 17, 2010
  • Length: 04:51
  • Purchases: 1
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In Boston's densest neighborhood, the Chinatown Storefront Library converted a vacant commercial space into a thriving community center. And then i...

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: Feb 17, 2010
  • Length: 13:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A cownose ray at L.D. Amory & Co., Credit: Alex Halperin
The cownose ray is a nuisance fish. Could it become the next great bar snack?

Bought by WILL and WAMC


  • Added: Jul 20, 2009
  • Length: 03:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Peanut Butter and Jelly can save the world from global warming.

Bought by WTIP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WFUV


  • Added: Aug 06, 2007
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 4
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Making the best use of the things in your own backyard.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2007
  • Length: 03:59
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A proper provincial capital poops in the ocean -- but for how long?

  • Added: Apr 09, 2007
  • Length: 06:16
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creative writing in detroit public schools

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 07, 2006
  • Length: 11:03
  • Purchases: 1