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Caption: Yao honey-hunter Orlando Yassene holds a female greater honeyguide temporarily captured for research in the Niassa National Reserve, Mozambique., Credit: Claire Spottiswoode
African honeyhunters make a special call to get birds to lead them to the location of hives full of nutritious honey.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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HIV - the virus that causes AIDS... We speak to a key researcher in the field / Hear from a gay man in the US whose sex life has changed dramatical...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This batch of CurrentCast features hazards in the household, invasive mussels, sustainable seafood, and more.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
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The click-like sounds made by deep-diving sperm whales carry personally identifying information.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Scientists find evidence of monkey tool use dating back seven centuries.

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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An invasive python’s own social behaviors could be its undoing in Florida.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Can studying how certain Schedule I drugs work lead to insights about brain function?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Researchers are using modern technology to track the movement of rats around New York City.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We get our hands dirty at the zoo / Trying to survive two months without using any plastic at all / A conservation program with a difference is bri...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Tiny seafloor organisms can have a big impact on the whole ecosystem. Now, researchers have designed a microscope that can capture their interactio...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting the spectacular diversity and adaptability of manzanitas

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the importance of eelgrass to ecosystem health

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the wonderful field of phenology

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting Coho Salmon - their spawning habitat and behavior and their specialized adaptation for long-term survival.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
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Social psychologist Mahzarin Banaji is a pioneer of the science of implicit bias. She understands the mind as a “difference-seeking machine” that h...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 57:58
Caption: Deborah and Roger Fouts
In Western civilization, human beings are considered the exceptional species and uniquely intelligent. Yet science is consistently revealing our in...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Henk Ovink, Credit: Peter Magielsen
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Daniel Kirk-Davidoff
This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise chats with Daniel Kirk-Davidoff, a climate scientist at the University of Maryland and at MDA Informa...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Technology is aiding Autistic kids with real world social interaction skills / The powerful perfume industry and the science of scent / Does modern...

Bought by KRZA, WNMU-FM, WMUU-LP, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 29:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Juno Mission PI Scott Bolton, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Return with us to the evening of July 4, 2016 and the exciting arrival at Jupiter of the Juno orbiter. You’ll hear the moment of successful orbita...

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


  • Added: Jul 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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This batch of Climate Connections features warmer temps becoming the norm, a living shoreline of oyster shells, concrete-made homes save energy, cl...

Bought by WORT, Rhode Island Public Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio, KPOV, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Penny Lane, San Francisco, CA 7/9/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Penny Lane talks conspiracies, manipulation, and the nature of reality.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:43
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Wildlife corridors are needed to help organisms cope with climate change.

Bought by WLPR and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Sonic waves could accelerate healing of damaged muscle tissue.

Bought by WLPR and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Researchers are testing a new way to transport therapeutic drugs to the site of traumatic brain injuries.

Bought by WLPR and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2