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California drought has not meant new opportunities for Midwest farmers. Nicolette Hahn Niman has ideas for how the beef industry can do it better. ...

  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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The secret behind a beetle’s ability to shoot rapid pulses of high temperature toxins.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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New research reveals that careless bird feeding can harm native species.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sweet potatoes are naturally transgenic., Credit: International Potato Center
Scientists discover that the sweet potato is transgenic, naturally.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Probing the effects of a cat-borne parasite on the brains of its victims.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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How does a teacher turn children’s lives around against all odds? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The skin of a newly discovered frog species transitions from spiny to smooth in a matter of minutes depending on its background.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Crows gang up on birds of prey, harassing them in midflight. Is this seemingly risky behavior worth it?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists solve the puzzle of why some mushrooms glow in the dark.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Tom Buchanan on MIW, Credit: Oddua Productions
We chat with contractor and home remodeler Tom Buchanan about his love of Victorian homes and how he started Hammerhouse Construction while Making ...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 25:53
Caption: A green hummingbird feeds on a heliconia flower. , Credit: Copyright Matt Betts
Some flowers may be able to reject pollen from non-optimal pollinators.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Simple things you can do in your kitchen with herbs

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:56
Caption: A female western bluebird outside a nest cavity. , Credit: Copyright Alex Badyaev
Bluebird mothers control their sons’ ability to compete for habitat in post-fire habitat.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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What are the keys to feeding the world sustainably? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview wi...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Toxins from scorpions could lead to new drugs for neuromuscular disorders and cardiovascular disease.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: A carnivorous oyster mushroom uses specialized proteins to punch holes in nematodes., Credit: Martin Cooper/flickr/CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
Batteries from snail shell proteins and medicines from carnivorous mushrooms.

Bought by KMXT and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Sketch of the design for the park, Credit: West Seattle Blog
A tour around a newly undergrounded reservoir with Mark Brands, the landscape architect who designed the park to be built above it.

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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San Francisco’s Mission District. It’s a neighborhood where Mark Zuckerberg now owns a home, and a place where an affluent, whiter population is di...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:23
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Can eleven billion people live sustainably on Earth, in the face of climate change? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda H...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Stephanie Westlund
Stephanie Westlund holds a PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies. For the past 5-years she has been researching the lives of war veterans. Specifically...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 12, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Larger-than-life Serbian sculptor Zoran Mojisilov creates work from the most primal of elements: rocks, wood scraps and steel he hauls to his North...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Agriculture experts from Acta Non Verba on the job, Credit: Kelly Carlisle
I’m walking across an old baseball diamond at Tassafaronga Park in Oakland with four very qualified agriculture experts. We’re approaching a new ve...

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Vicki Basman says look down to find the best persimmons. Then, Daniel Orr mushes up persimmon jam. A tutorial on making bone broth. And, the local ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Monarchs in flight., Credit: Sonia Altizer
Scientists have identified the genetic underpinnings of monarch butterfly migration.

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Jonathan Bloom's professional interest in food waste has crept into his everyday life. We look at food waste on the farm. Apple butter made from gn...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1