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Caption: Alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus), Credit: John Burrows for MaineRivers.org
This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:15
Caption: Brain Dust, Credit: Seth Shostak
The brain is a hot research topic, but despite all efforts, your grey matter largely remains a black box – an indecipherable web of neurons with a ...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KTSW 89.9, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Should martian microbes be sacrificed to human space exploration.

Bought by KKRN and KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Atira, named for the Pawnee goddess of Earth and the Morning and Evening Star orbits the Sun inside of our path.

Bought by WOUB, KKRN, and KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We continue the Earth Optimism Series this week, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2016
  • Length: 05:10
Caption: What Lies Beneath, Credit: Seth Shostak
What you can’t see may astound you. Beneath the oceans’ churning surface, oceanographers have recently discovered the largest volcano in the world...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, XRAY.fm, KTSW 89.9, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Is science inherently sexist, or is it just practiced that way?

Bought by WRNC-LP, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, KCMJ Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
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A generational discussion concerning the knowledge and changes in medical understanding of Sickle Cell disease.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2016
  • Length: 51:28
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- New technologies change the game for medical professionals - Simulated sunlight brightens the lives of dementia patients - Making cancer treatmen...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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- New technologies change the game for medical professionals - Simulated sunlight brightens the lives of dementia patients - Making cancer treatmen...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KEDT, WMUU-LP, WAMC, WTJU and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 6
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- New technologies change the game for medical professionals - Simulated sunlight brightens the lives of dementia patients

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


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Planning for the unlikely event that an asteroid is on a collision course with planet Earth will minimize injury and the loss of life.

Bought by KBMF 102.5FM Butte, Montana, KKRN, KRWG, and KENW


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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As we approach the shortest days of the year, we take a longing look at the therapeutic aspects of daylight. One researcher found that light therap...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 1
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With Thanksgiving around the corner, now's a natural time for parents, grandparents and teachers to encourage gratitude in kids. Dr. Giacomo Bono, ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 18:00
Caption: Bearded seal, Erignathus barbatus, Alaskan Arctic  , Credit: Marine Bio | Sharing The Wonders of the Ocean
This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Weather Vain, Credit: Seth Shostak
History is replete with attempts to control the weather, but we’d settle for an accurate, seven-day forecast. Find out how sophisticated technolog...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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President-elect Trump, a committed opponent to climate change mitigation, will likely appoint fellow deniers to key cabinet positions overseeing ai...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2016
  • Length: 05:55
Caption: Skeptic Check: Aliens - The Evidence, Credit: Seth Shostak
In the new film, Arrival, extraterrestrials once again pay Earth a visit. But many believe the aliens are already here. How good is the evidence?...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Did you really want to eat that last piece of cake, or were you secretly thinking about your mother?

Bought by KSKQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: UW-Madison Bee Hive
It’s called “colony collapse disorder” or CCD. A number of years ago US beekeeping operations realized they lost between 30 and 90 percent of their...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 09, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: And To Space We Return, Credit: Seth Shostak
Earth may be the cradle of life, but our bodies are filled with materials cooked up billions of years ago in the scorching centers of stars. An as...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, WRGY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Which comes first: memory or the self?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KMRE-LP, XRAY.fm, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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If you dip your toe into the running world, you'll notice a variety of claims about efficiency and speed from coaches and athletes. Surprisingly, w...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 07:39
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This week we continue the Earth Optimism Series, a 24-episode project in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution's Ocean Portal, to address oc...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:21
Caption: Hidden History, Credit: Seth Shostak
Archeologists continue to hunt for the city of Atlantis, even though it may never have existed. And paleontologists now suspect that it wasn’t jus...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WRGY, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 17