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Caption: Bernie Krause, soundscape artist, Credit: Rikki Ward
When talking about the natural world, we often refer to the beauty that we see around us. But what do we smell, touch, taste -- and most importantl...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Elements Never Forget, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s elementary, Watson. Things are in flux – from the elements in the air you breathe to party balloons. We investigate a massive, historic nit...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 20, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Caitlin Esch explores Freud's contemporary relevance in both modern psychotherapy and the popular imagination.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
Caption: Peter B. Doran
Oil is one of the earth’s coveted substances. We love it and we hate it. Yet, it surrounds our lives every day.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An exploration of the work being done in Washington State's Skagit Valley to better understand and prepare for the effects of a changing climate.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:19
Caption: Surviving the Anthropocene, Credit: Seth Shostak
The world is hot, and getting hotter, and our species is changing the planet with urbanization, deforestation, and industrial waste. Some say we’v...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Social psychologist Mahzarin Banaji is a pioneer of the science of implicit bias. She understands the mind as a “difference-seeking machine” that h...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 57:58
Caption: How to Talk to Aliens, Credit: Seth Shostak
If we send deliberate messages to aliens, what should we say? Scientists from diverse disciplines offer their advice. Also, a response to Stephen...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRIR, KRPS, and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Telemedicine may seem like a cold replacement for visits to your doctor. But Karen Rheuban and David Gordon say it's a tool that may actually deepe...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 03:39
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-Telemedicine is a tool that may actually deepen the relationship between specialists and patients in rural locations and around the world. -Analyz...

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


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Last weeks episode "Death and Dying" covered a lot of ground. In this Second Opinion, Dave Mason asks Mel and Jess some important follow-up questio...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 32:54
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We discuss diseases and syndromes that distort reality, past societal failures with mental health as well as the brave story of young Nellie Bly. W...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 32:39
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Dr. Michelle Bamberger and Dr. Robert Oswald, authors of The Real Cost of Fracking: How Ame...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:35
  • Purchases: 1
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Dr. Michelle Bamberger and Dr. Robert Oswald, authors of The Real Cost of Fracking: How Ame...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:37
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A public civil conversation on capitalism and moral evolution at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Biological anthropologist Melv...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 57:57
Caption: Poppies, Credit: Claude Monet
Mark Rollins explores the ways that our brains encounter and interpret art.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 11:00
  • Purchases: 1
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If an elephant did a good deed, how would we know?

Bought by KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, KSKQ, WRNC-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Caught in a Traps, Credit: Seth Shostak
When will California suffer “the big one”? A geologist recently described the San Andreas fault as “locked and loaded.” And was it only a rock fr...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, and WRGY


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Adam Savage, Credit: Seth Shostak
Can an opera singer’s voice really shatter glass? Can you give your car a rocket-assisted boost and survive the test drive? Now that the series h...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WRIR, WRGY, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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This episode we discuss concussions, the sequelae that happen as a result of concussions, and the long term effects of repeated head trauma.

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 35:23
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What can we learn about consciousness by examining it under the influence of mind-altering drugs?

Bought by WRNC-LP, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Viewing the wonders of the night sky is bound to be good for your soul.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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With our piecemeal coastal policies, "We're haphazardly geo-engineering a whole coast," says Duke University economist Martin Smith.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Science Fiction, Credit: Seth Shostak
No one knows what the future will bring, but science fiction authors are willing to take a stab at imagining it. We take our own stab at imagining...

Bought by KREV-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Odegaard Writing and Research Center, Credit: OWRC
Riding on the heels of the recent release of Captain America: Civil War, the Character Development team gathers three OWRC tutors—our creative dire...

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 19:45