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Rather than gather any pollen in the vicinity, bumblebees carefully select it based on their nutritional requirements.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: An old female Barbary macaque is groomed by younger monkeys at La Forêt des Singes in Rocamadour, France., Credit:  (Julia Fischer/German Primate Center)
How do other primates’ social lives change as they age?

  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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British astronaut, Tim Peake, talks about his time on the International Space Station and the perks of being back on Earth / A Russian program is t...

Bought by KRZA, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bernie Krause, soundscape artist, Credit: Rikki Ward
When talking about the natural world, we often refer to the beauty that we see around us. But what do we smell, touch, taste -- and most importantl...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Fred L. Soper crossing a bridge to investigate an area where yellow fever occurred without the Aedes aegypti mosquito, Credit: Photo by Wilbur A. Sawyer courtesy National Library of Medicine
Eighty years ago, one man set out to eradicate the mosquito that now causes Zika virus—and it sullied his reputation forever.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 12:08
Caption: OSIRIS REx spacecraft at Bennu in artist's conception., Credit: NASA/University of Arizona
OSIRIS-REx will launch toward Near Earth Asteroid Bennu soon. In an early celebration of Asteroid Day, mission leader Dante Lauretta tells us how l...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Jun 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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This batch of CurrentCast features science under sail, gravity and groundwater, beer brewers and water efficiency, mud puppies, and more...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
A live Groks Science talk show from June 15th, 2016! Various science news topics are discussed.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2016
  • Length: 59:52
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We catch some waves… Gravitational waves that is! Head to a refugee camp in Greece where “No Border Radio” has taken to the airwaves / The tide is ...

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


  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Caitlin Esch explores Freud's contemporary relevance in both modern psychotherapy and the popular imagination.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
Caption: Sunset overlooking Mobile Bay in Fairhope, Alabama. , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
Imagine: crabs, fish, eels—a whole team of sea creatures—rushing towards the shore, and then sitting there, as if waiting to be caught. This isn’t ...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 22:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Peter B. Doran
Oil is one of the earth’s coveted substances. We love it and we hate it. Yet, it surrounds our lives every day.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jupiter's Great Red and Great White Spots, Credit: NASA
The Juno spacecraft will enter orbit at Jupiter on July 4th. It carries a camera that will send back spectacular images from just above the swirlin...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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An exploration of the work being done in Washington State's Skagit Valley to better understand and prepare for the effects of a changing climate.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:19
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This batch of Climate Connections features D.C. Universities team up for clean power, Christian values and climate change, finding uses for food af...

Bought by KPOV, KKWE Niijii Radio, WLRN, KRSC, WEMU and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 18
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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: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 57:58
Caption: Fact and fiction Contact Conference all-stars.  Left to right: Carol Stoker, Michael Sims, Kim Stanley Robinson, Andy Weir, Penny Boston, Chris McKay and Larry Niven., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Space art and science fiction joined science fact at the 2016 Contact Conference in Sunnyvale, California. We talk with three well-known visionarie...

Bought by KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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You’d have to go back more than 160-years to land upon the beginning of the story of the gene.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Today’s dogs may have arisen from two different parent populations, on opposite sides of Eurasia.

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The medical podcast for your cortex and your funny bone, Credit: Foolyboo Inc
Every year, 1 in 6 people get food poisoning. But, what is food poisoning? What should you do if you get food poisoning? What causes it and how do ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 31:38
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This episode we are talking Radiation. Part of living on Earth is that we are all exposed to low levels of Radiation. We are made of it, we emit it...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 29:46
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Caffeine! Everyone's favorite psychoactive drug. Is caffeine good or bad for you? This episode of This Won't Hurt A Bit we shall discuss how caffei...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 25:36
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-Pulitzer Prize winning author Dan Fagin on how a small town fought against pollution and the polluters. -Marc Edwards who helped uncover the water...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
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-Pulitzer Prize winning author Dan Fagin on his book "Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation" that tells the story of a how small town fough...

Bought by WSKG, KEDT, and WXDU


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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Germany tries to slow the surge in STIs / Europe's soccer players are strapped up with wearable tech / Visit a trade fair for the blind / Who's rig...

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


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5