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Did you know that our bodies are teeming with microbes? They reside throughout our body, but the majority live in our large intestine where they pl...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Another Day of Living , Credit: graphics by Scott Spitz
Join our conversation with Maria Celeste as she shares her battle with cancer and discovery of the Crystal's healing power. Founder and owner of Th...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
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How will humans react to the inevitable discovery of life outside of our planet?

Bought by KENW and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 02, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Engineers develop a rubbery substance that changes shape under the influence of heat or light.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Anopheles gambiae during mating., Credit: © Sam Cotton
The mating habits of malarial mosquitoes may help spread the disease.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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The fragile environment of the African continent, where one third of all Africans live in drought fraught regions. Mitigating climate change in Afr...

Bought by KUOW, WFIU, WOUB, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 01, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Is your dog smarter than you think? Engaging with smart technology: a new Barbie doll that can converse with kids and a robot that's been hitchhiki...

Bought by KUOW, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 01, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We tend to view our hunter-gatherer ancestors with pity for their primitive ways. But what if they employ strategies for leading a depression-free ...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2015
  • Length: 13:13
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This round of CurrentCast features stories about golf course turtles; a floating billboard; beer brewers saving water; and more.

  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
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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: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News, we hear the voices of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, Alaska state Senator Anna MacKinnon; Liz Hallock owner of...

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Feb 27, 2015
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What we eat has ripple effects beyond our personal health. And for the first time, the newest (2015) version of the Dietary Guidelines for American...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Analysis of bad restaurant reviews in Yelp reveals that dining can be as much about human interactions as food.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A linguist looks at the dynamics of speed dating.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Engineers discover what waiters and bartenders have known for centuries: foam keeps drinks from sloshing.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A computer scientist finds predictable patterns in terrorist attacks.

Bought by WLPR and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 25, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Climate One Founder and Host Greg Dalton
Novelists and filmmakers have been mining the rich world of science for generations. Recently, science fiction has turned to real-world threats, su...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Artist's conception of an astronaut collecting a sample from a retrieved asteroid., Credit: NASA
ARM is the Asteroid Redirect Mission, and sometimes it seems that it doesn’t have a friend in the world. But it does, and Jonathan Goff of Altius S...

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


  • Added: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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This batch of Climate Connections features a new super-grid linchpin; Goldilocks and global warming; insects as food; solar power to the people; an...

Bought by KMSU, WLPR, WLRN, Rhode Island Public Radio, KACU and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Tech fears Uber Europe, and Polish Enigma code crackers-breaking the Nazi Enigma machine, the greatest encryption device of its time. Also, Europea...

Bought by KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 22, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Lemurs threatened by pet ownership in addition to environment destruction. Uncovering ancient civilizations in the Amazon using drones, and what h...

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


  • Added: Feb 22, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Debbie Davis, Office of Planning and Research, State of California , Credit: Ed Ritger
Climate disruption is changing weather around the world. Parts of America are seeing fierce droughts and then punishing storms and flooding. Scient...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Feb 22, 2015
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1
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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Observations from telescopes around the world are required to determine the path of Earth approaching objects.

Bought by KMXT, WYAP, and KENW


  • Added: Feb 19, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Orbital image of what is believed to be the Beagle 2 lander on surface of Mars., Credit: HiRISE/NASA/JPL/Parker/Leicester
The Beagle 2 Mars lander disappeared after it separated from the Mars Express orbiter on Christmas Day, 2003. Eleven years later, it has been foun...

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


  • Added: Feb 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5