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Disease-stopping hygiene practices may also slow the spread of helpful microbes.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Stimulating the brain with mild electrical current may enhance creativity and treat depression.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Research shows that vitamin pills are no replacement for vitamins in healthful food, and taking too many supplements can even have health risks.

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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What evidence is there to support the claims of economic science?

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: The Deepwater Horizon Oil rig on April 21, 2010., Credit: Image taken by U.S. Coast Guard, courtesy of Ideum, flickr/Creative Commons License BY-SA 2.0
How can scientists better prepare for natural and man-made disasters?

  • Added: Apr 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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A special edition of DW's science and technology show, Spectrum, from the Hanover Fair (Hannover Messe) - one of the biggest fairs for industrial t...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:58
  • Purchases: 1
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China’s food scares prompt organic measures -- California introduces new poultry regulations – Overdevelopment poses greater risks for Italy – And ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
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Eye contact between dogs and their owners can increase levels of the hormone oxytocin, known for its important role in human bonding.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Oral historian Blanche Girouard talks to the Hon Timothy Palmer about his enthusiasm for dung beetles.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:25
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  • Added: Apr 17, 2015
  • Length: 12:03
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This week on Sea Change Radio we hear from noted environmental journalist, Andrew Revkin, about a recent Yale/Utah State survey and mapping project...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Europe has a long and varied tradition of eating out. But there's a new eating out trend - eating out at home. Ordering takeaway that's delivered i...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 07:43
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A look at food safety. Food apps - can you believe Germans are just now taking to take-out delivery? And outsourcing in the tech industry - what's ...

Bought by KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
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Saving forests, elephants and rhinos by making paper from poo, Easter Island tries to correct mistakes from the past, and hundreds of owls have set...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, KRZA, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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Caption: A six-meter Supersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (SIAD) is spin tested in a JPL clean room., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Landing on Mars is hard, and the bigger you are, the harder it gets. Rob Manning returns to tell us about one of NASA’s best hopes for getting much...

Bought by KMUD, WXAV 88.3FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
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Caption: Striped dolphins swim through emulsified oil in the Gulf of Mexico on April 29, 2010., Credit: NOAA National Ocean Service/flickr/Creative Commons BY 2.0
How are animals coping 5 years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico?

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: A view of the surface of Mercury., Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington
Before crashing into Mercury’s surface, the MESSENGER spacecraft will capture high-resolution images and other data.

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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A vibrating vest may let people perceive speech through their skin.

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Mountain gorilla, Virunga National Park, Credit: Joseph King/flickr/Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 2.0
The genome of the critically endangered mountain gorilla provides clues to its genetic past as well as its prospects for future survival.

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Today, about half of all Americans believe in human-caused climate change, and yet, few Americans modify their behaviors in any serious ways. Allis...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:44
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This Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. What are the "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if w...

Bought by KAWC, WTJU, KUNV, and KKRN


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 53:53
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This Earth Day, we’re taking the planet’s pulse—and our own. What are our "dragons of inaction" that keep us from changing our behaviors, even if w...

Bought by WKCC, Radio Phoenix, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and KENW


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4