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The beverage industry spends billions of dollars each year convincing us that sugary beverages will make us “happy.” In reality, sugar-laden drink...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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WTIP's Dick Swanson spoke with Dr. Miriam Tatzel, a psychologist at Empire State College in New York, about why true happiness involves personally ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 18:47
Caption: Neela Banerjee
Even the most casual followers of energy policy have become aware of the controversy surrounding the massive expansion of fracking in this country ...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: The interior of the target chamber at the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The object entering from the left is the target positioner, on which a millimeter-scale target is mounted. Researchers recently used NIF to stu, Credit: Damien Jemison/LLNL
The most bizarre things happen to matter at pressures millions of times higher than what we feel on Earth’s surface. Physicist Rip Collins of the L...

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Renewable energy is rapidly shifting to a higher profile sector of the way Americans derive electricity and "green jobs" expert Van Jones offers hi...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Ebola - is now the best time to experiment with clinically untested drugs? Also, do Uganda's free adult male circumcisions help to fight HIV? And, ...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Getting engaged to climate change action. The United Nations will host an emergency Climate Summit in New York City to try to lay out a plan for ba...

Bought by WFIU, KUOW, KMXT, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 17, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Yale Climate Connections
This batch of Climate Connections features stories about adapting to sea level rise in Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge; a science museum t...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Using origami techniques to make real life Transformer robots.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers are developing a technique to attack cancer cells with animal venoms.

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Improving computers by making them think more like humans.

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jonathan Trent
When life gives you lemons they say to make lemonade. And what if life gives you sewage released into an enclosed bay, what can you make? Certainly...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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The Living Well Show presents Rebel WITH a Cause - Dr. Tyrone Hayes is a Harvard trained biologist that has courageously stuck to his research find...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
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Solar power isn't slapping a few panels on your roof, we're here to tell you, there's a science to it. Also, hackers in all networks, and the EU ki...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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California farmers fight food waste using social media, vacant urban spaces become productive gardens, new technology for efficient farming, and a ...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Deadly Ebola virus continues to spread in Africa, and the gaps in Nigeria's defenses against the infectious disease. Interviewer Mark Caldwell

  • Added: Aug 06, 2014
  • Length: 03:39
Caption: Venus Express Enters the Venusian Atmosphere, Credit: European Space Agency
Venus Express Project Scientist Håkan Svedhem tells us about the spacecraft’s harrowing descent into the Venusian atmosphere, what it is currently ...

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  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
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Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the renowned Stress Reduction Clinic at the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses how the technique of "mindf...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Noise! Lots of noise. And it's annoying. Also, the narrative of vaccines on social media. And if you're lucky enough - or not - we've got your nake...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Our food systems are threatened by changing weather patterns, the disappearance of bees and our carnivorous diets. We take a look at the future of ...

Bought by WFIU, KMXT, XRAY.fm, Raven Radio, and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
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In his 55 years as NBC’s space correspondent, Jay Barbree has won the respect and friendship of many astronauts. Neil Armstrong stands above them a...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Flowers are blooming again in Afghanistan, we have the meat eater's guide to your carbon footprint, and mobile phone data is being used to track pe...

Bought by KRZA, WFIU, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
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India's electric shock bra, can it help stop rape attacks? And, as conflicts and tensions intensify in the world we look down the track and at the ...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Caption: Courtney White
What if the solution for reducing our collective carbon footprint were right under our feet? Our guest this week on Sea Change Radio believes it is...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:20
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Did now-banned pesticides contribute to the obesity epidemic?

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:05
  • Purchases: 1