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Female black widows derail their offspring’s attempts at siblicide.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Why our perception of violence goes up, while actual violence goes down.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Did you know that despite what you might have heard repeated in the media, genetically engineered foods have not been studied extensively, nor ind...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Diane Fuller & Chris Beaver, San Francisco, CA  9/12/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Chris Beaver and Diana Fuller talk garbage, waste, and full-circle recycling.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 14:32
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Engineers design powerful new transistors with carbon nanotubes.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A 3D map of the structure of tooth enamel may help scientists protect it, and even imitate it.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Saturn and Cassini, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The great Cassini spacecraft has a year to go before it plunges into the ringed planet. Project Scientist Linda Spilker returns with more amazing m...

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


  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Pharmacist Amy Greeson (www.healingseekers.com) travels to the remote corners of the earth to find healing plants to cure disease. Join host Richa...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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Across the globe, humans have selected pigs with genetic mutations for black coats.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Watching the night sky for you.

Bought by KKRN and WOUB


  • Added: Sep 16, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Did you know that there are deliberate campaigns designed to confuse us about the risks of tobacco, the ozone hole, pesticides, GMOs and climate ch...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Reducing carbon emissions is clearly good for the environment but often imposes substantial costs. The costs are most obvious when coal companies g...

Bought by KCPW, WMUU-LP, and WSKG


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Eric Toensmeier
Can simply changing how and what we grow really make a difference to a changing climate? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, author and agricult...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alan Schwartz
A high percentage of children in the United States are getting diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, as it’s become known.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: OSIRIS REx departs for asteroid Bennu atop an Atlas V, Credit: Jason Davis/The Planetary Society
In two years a Near Earth Asteroid now known as Bennu will have a visitor from Earth. OSIRIS REx Principal Investigator Dante Lauretta reports on h...

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


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Conducting a census of species using environmental DNA.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This batch of CurrentCast features tips for clean boating, pet waste and water, teaching kids to save water, stormwater pollution, and more...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
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Stalagmites preserve a record of ancient earthquakes.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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ISS astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti on life in space and the future of moon & Mars missions / Why we're headed toward an e-bike revolution / Seven...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, KMUD, WYAP, KMXT and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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A DNA analysis reveals that giraffes make up four different species instead of just one.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Harford Community Radio, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A gene variant makes some people feel a buzz from very little caffeine.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, WMUU-LP, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Understanding the mechanism behind fibrosis could lead to new ways to prevent organ failure.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: NASA Spinoff 2016 Book, Credit: NASA
In its nearly five decades, NASA has created or improved thousands of technologies, processes and innovations. Dan Lockney is in charge of making ...

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


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
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Caption: Lyrica McTiernan, Facebook; Keely Wachs, Clif Bar; Charlotte MacAusland, Solar City
The young Americans entering the workforce today will create the cool new products, technologies, and cities that will grow our economy and stabili...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One of the biggest Alzheimer's breakthroughs "in decades" / Hundreds of reindeer struck down in Norway / An extraordinary lightning event / Exiting...

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


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5