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-In his book City Cycling, Ralph Buehler emphasizes that bicycling shouldn’t be limited to those who are trained, fit, and daring enough to battle ...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Sep 30, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Are you skeptical? Do you readily accept the claimed benefits of organic milk, or the whitening ingredients in your toothpaste? What about the da...

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


  • Added: Sep 26, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Nobel Prize-wining surgeon Joseph Murray said, “I still have a vivid memory of my excitement when I first saw a chart of the periodic table of elem...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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A new comet is likely to have the characteristics of a really weird traveler in the night.

Bought by KKRN, KRWG, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Diane Fuller & Chris Beaver, San Francisco, CA  9/12/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Chris Beaver and Diana Fuller talk garbage, waste, and full-circle recycling.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 14:32
Caption: Sex Post Facto, Credit: Seth Shostak
Birds do it, bees do it, but humans may not do it for much longer – at least not for having kids. Instead, babies will be made in the lab, with ge...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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-Are the "Millennials" approaches to spirituality more about choosing and consuming different “religious products” – meditation, prayer, yoga, a be...

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


  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 4
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China is challenging America's historical preeminence in space exploration. At some point in the future, America may be still trying to get to huma...

Bought by KRWG, KKRN, and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Alan Schwartz
A high percentage of children in the United States are getting diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, as it’s become known.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Evolution of Evolution, Credit: Seth Shostak
Move over, Darwin. With genetic engineering, we can make radical changes to species in just one generation. As humans begin to tinker with their ...

Bought by KVNF, WXDU, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
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How outsiders have influenced medicine.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 13:51
Caption: Asteroids!, Credit: Seth Shostak
Everyone knows that a big rock did in the dinosaurs, but smaller asteroids hit Earth much more often. An astronomer describes the odds that your de...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Science...in 90 seconds
Twenty-one stories about fascinating topics in science and technology

  • Added: Sep 02, 2016
  • Length: 31:30
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Where does water come from? We know from science that water evaporates from the ocean reservoir, is captured in clouds, fog and rain, descends to s...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:47
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What kinds of changes should we make to adjust to a world awash with old folks?

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


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: DIY Diagnosis, Credit: Seth Shostak
You can use your DNA to explore your genetic health – but are you ready for what you might find when your genome is sequenced? Plus, practitioners...

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


  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Host Bob Kustra interviews marine biologist Terrie Williams about her book about an endangered monk seal.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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The best athletes are experts at automatizing their movements. When monitored correctly, they experience peak performances. Hear psychologists and ...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 12:55
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-The number of human cases of Lyme disease is on the rise. -Are our pets making us sick? -The uses of Big Data in solving real world problems. And ...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KEDT, WMUU-LP, WAMC, WXDU and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 6
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-The number of Lyme disease cases in humans is on the rise. -Work on a vaccine against Lyme disease. -Can our pets make us sick?

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


  • Added: Aug 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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A brief explanation of why ET has yet to show up on humanity's doorstep.

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 03:30
Caption: They Know Who You Are, Credit: Seth Shostak
You’re a private person. But as long as you’re on-line and have skin and hair, you’re shedding little bits of data and DNA everywhere you go. Fin...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, KTSW 89.9, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
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This is a special fundraising edition of "On Being" featuring Krista Tippett’s conversation with social researcher Brené Brown. Courage is borne ...

Bought by WFAE, NET Radio (Nebraska), KWMU, WHRV, Michigan Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 44:07
  • Purchases: 10
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Does it even make sense to ask what happened before the Big Bang?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: A single drop of seawater, magnified 25 times, teems with life., Credit: Credit: David Liittschwager | National Geographic
A rebroadcast of a popular episode from August 2015: Life in a Drop About this episode: What do we see in a single drop of ocean water? An image ca...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 04:28