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When infected with a fungus, ants know how to get their medicine and how much to take.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A fossil of a bird-like dinosaur, Anchioris huxleyi,with evidence of pigment and the subcellular organelles that made it. , Credit: Thierry Hubin/RBINS
Pigments preserved in fossils may reveal the color of dinosaurs

  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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The microbes in your household dust can reveal information about your home’s location, who lives there, and even your pets.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Why are religions with moralizing gods so common in today’s world?

  • Added: Aug 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Herman (L) and John Heyn
Herman Heyn tells his nephew, John, about spending almost three decades as a street corner astronomer, giving passers-by the chance to look through...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 02:39
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Stroke doctors all know the phrase, “Time is brain.” There's a game changer in stroke treatment that's helping some patients achieve a dramatic rec...

Bought by KKRN, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 33:00
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NASA sent a RADAR beam across the country by reflecting it from a passing asteroid. Scientists used these data to make a movie of this celestial v...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Aug 27, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Caption: Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Credit: Rikki Ward
Our next program is all about water. We love gold. We fight over oil. But we can not live without water. And as snowpacks melt and aquifers drop, w...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
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How to detect multiple sclerosis at an early stage / Saving lost culture with a 3-D printer / DNA fighting rhinoceros poaching / Get to know your n...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
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When a familiar place changes, two brain regions work together to update our memories.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Over the last 150 years there is one subject which has caused much debate. That subject of course is evolution by natural selection. But what does ...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 15:38
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On November 24, 1859, "On the Origin of Species" was published. To say that it made a splash would be an understatement. It changed the world.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2015
  • Length: 17:59
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News we hear the latest from California, Washington state, Texas, Missouri and more … a rocking mix of words ...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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This round of CurrentCast features harmful algal blooms, your "water footprint" and using GPS to track water levels.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
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Although most Earth approaching objects are discovered by the large funded surveys, an alert observer with relatively inexpensive equipment can sti...

Bought by KKRN and KENW


  • Added: Aug 21, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Valentin Agon started 'green medicine' research in Benin 25 years ago. He received many awards for his work - especially the remedy against malaria...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: The NEEMO 20 crew poses for a group shot., Credit: NASA
NEEMO is a long-running NASA project that is helping to prepare us for mission to Mars and other destinations. Mat Kaplan talked with engineer and ...

Bought by KMUD, KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KRZA and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Leaked doping report of world-class athletes / India goes subterranean and subatomic / Should wearables really be subsidized? / Improving therapy f...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KPIP-LP, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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Is DNA the answer to our data storage limitations?

Bought by WABE and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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A book that purifies water could help reduce waterborne illnesses in developing countries.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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A new paint made up of the constituents of glass is durable, resilient, and environmentally friendly.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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A new study suggests baby marmosets’ calls change as they grow up, overturning more than 50 years of conventional wisdom about primate vocalizations.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Over the past 50 years, the Amazon rainforest has lost nearly 20% of its forest cover. We talk with the Amazon expert who coined the term “biodiver...

Bought by WKCC, KKRN, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
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Over the past 50 years, the Amazon rainforest has lost nearly 20% of its forest cover. We talk with the Amazon expert who coined the term “biodive...

Bought by WTJU, KEDT, and WABE


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3