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The role of soil microbes in human health is largely a mystery. The public is told that we need genetically engineered crops and their related herb...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Songs related to Space, Stars and Satellites

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
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A small asteroid becomes bright enough to be seen with a small telescope and an electronic camera.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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In her new book: “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate”, Naomi Klein argues that while it’s too late to stop climate change, we can ...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Michelle Sexton is the first person to start a cannabis analysis lab in Washington state. The Phytalab founder and Chief Science Officer is not...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 11:52
Caption: Tale of the Distribution, Credit: Seth Shostak
Very few of us can play the piano like Vladimir Horowitz. His talent was at the tail end of the bell curve of musical ability – that tiny sliver o...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WRIR, WRGY, and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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India becomes the first Asian nation to send a spacecraft to Mars.

  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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In Part II of a 2-part series on the Global Water Contract, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill explains the Committee's progressive recommendations...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:21
Caption: Who's Controlling Whom?, Credit: Seth Shostak
Ants exhibit the kind of swarm behavior that is the model for the next generation of tiny robots. But biology can get hijacked: a fungus can seize...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WYAP, KAZU, WRIR, WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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When you live on a computer, every hair on your head is numbered — every click, too, every date and breakup, every want and need. Christian Rudder,...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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Phyllis Tickle on science, faith, and The Great Emergence; Katy Scrogin on Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 42:12
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In 1998, a private commission was assembled to create a framework for worldwide understanding of fresh water as an inalienable human right. In this...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:04
Caption: What's the Difference?, Credit: Seth Shostak
We make split second decisions about others – someone is male or female, black or white, us or them. But sometimes the degrees of separation are i...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WYAP, WRIR, WSLR and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Can we hack our way toward solutions for climate change? While governments dither, Congress negates and the world warms, how about deploying privat...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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Rocks ejected from Mars by the impact of an asteroid or comet can and do find their way to Earth.

Bought by KKRN and WKCC


  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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How overconfident are we in the truth of our own beliefs?

Bought by KTRL, WYAP, KWMR, WRGY, and KSKQ


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Land on the Run, Credit: Seth Shostak
Hang on to your globe. The arrangement of continents you see today is not what it once was, nor what it will be tomorrow. Meet our future superco...

Bought by KSKQ, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WYAP, WRIR, WRGY and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The Chairman of the powerful Science, Space and Technology Committee in the US House of Representatives joins us for a talk about planetary science...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
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What exactly is a dream job? Is it one that pays a lot of money? One where you don’t have to do much work? Is it one that makes you famous? …Or, is...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
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Through out history humans have viewed the night sky and used it as a source of information and sense of wonder. There is a new place to view the ...

Bought by WKCC


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The small asteroid which entered the Earth's atmosphere and injured nearly 1500 people in February of 2013 had a history which can be traced back t...

Bought by WKCC


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Mason Tvert, Communications Director Marijuana Policy Project, tells us his group has taken the first step in getting a legalization initiative on ...

Bought by KVMR and KFCF FM


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In his recently published study Oregon State University sociologist Seth Crawford estimates the size of Oregon’s informal marijuana economy. The re...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 11:10
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Jeremy Nemeth is an Associate Professor and chair of the Department of Planning and Design at the University of Colorado Denver. He and co-author E...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 13:37
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The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies, or MAPS, won federal approval in March to conduct “whole plant” research on marijuana wi...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2014
  • Length: 11:03