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One part per billion is equal to two tablespoons of sugar dissolved in an Olympic sized swimming pool. Drugs used to treat children for ADHD are e...

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Jeremy N. Smith talks about his book Epic Measures, the true story of a 20-year, 500-scientist, $100-million moonshot attempt to track and quantify...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KSJD, and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 3
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In this second podcast in our collaboration with EthicalSystems.org, we examine negotiation. Turning again to behavioral science for insight, we le...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:06
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 KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WYAP, KRPS and more


  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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If you woke up tomorrow with eyes sensitive to radio waves, you would be in for some interesting surprises.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Emergence, Credit: Seth Shostak
Your brain is made up of cells. Each one does its own thing. But remarkable behavior emerges when lots of them join up in the grey matter club. ...

Bought by KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, KRPS, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News, you get the latest marijuana news from Alaska, California, Texas, Louisiana, Nebraska, and Puerto Rico ...

Bought by KVMR and WYAP


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, KRPS, WYAP, WRIR and more


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Artist Abdelkader Benchamma at work on “Representation of Dark Matter” at The Drawing Center, NYC. [Photo credit: Jose Andres Ramirez; courtesy of The Drawing Center], Credit: Jose Andres Ramirez; courtesy of The Drawing Center
“Dark matter” has been in the news again lately as scientists have begun mapping what they believe is its prevalence across the universe. But, um,...

Bought by Hark! and PRX Remix


  • Added: May 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:53
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Leisha A. Emens MD PhD, Associate Professor of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
The focus of this episode is the promise of cancer immunotherapy and in particular checkpoint inhibitors that new research suggests may work in tri...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 26:50
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There are millions of small space rocks which come near the Earth. Here is the story of one of them.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A small asteroid has paid numerous visits to the vicinity of the Earth, Mars, and our Moon.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Apr 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Invisible Worlds, Credit: Seth Shostak
What you can’t see.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, KRPS, WRIR and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Angus Gillespie, VP for CO2, Shell Oil Company, Credit:  Rikki Ward
Low gas prices are pumping up sales of SUVs and trucks. And since transportation accounts for almost a third of America’s greenhouse gasses, that’s...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 58:56
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People are seriously preparing for the discovery that an asteroid is on a collision course with planet Earth.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this wide-ranging interview, our host David Dault talks with Nancy Ellen Abrams, author of A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and ...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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What evidence is there to support the claims of economic science?

Bought by KTRL, KSKQ, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WYAP, and KWMR


  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Life in Space
Discovering bacteria on Mars would be big news, but a novel telescope might find intelligent life by detecting the heat of a large alien city. Plu...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, KRPS, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 54:06
  • Purchases: 7
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News we hear about the decision of a federal judge in California to not remove cannabis from the list of most...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Asteroids which travel outside the plane of our solar system are likely to have been involved in a collision sometime in the past.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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NASA is proposing that the next step towards the human exploration of Mars be a manned mission to an asteroid which has been placed into orbit arou...

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sylvie Rokab, San Francisco, CA 4/14/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sylvie Rokab talks unexpected relatives, the hidden dangers of city life, and dancing with Liam Neeson.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2015
  • Length: 20:50
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This is the first in a series of podcasts in collaboration with EthicalSystems.org to explore behavioral science in the workplace. In this installm...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
Caption: Skeptic Check: Monster Mashup, Credit: Seth Shostak
Monsters don’t exist. Except when they do. And extinction is forever, except when it isn’t. From Bigfoot to the coelacanth to the wooly mammoth:...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSKQ, KRPS, WRGY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News we go inside the Texas state legislature and hear from the author of a bill that would remove all crimin...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1