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It’s episode seventy-two! It’s also our fifth anniversary show! Five years broadcasting, wow, never thought we’d get this far. Now in forty-eight S...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
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Boom Helicopter Music Transition :24 A short punctuation & transition...if it speaks to you, you'll know how to use it.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: :24
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Science goes down a slippery slope… mice take a spin in the woods…and giant rocks on the...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Evolutionary biologist Sean B. Carroll shares his findings on the friendship between writer Albert Camus and biologist Jacques Monod.

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 13:25
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Goodfellow's tree-kangaroos inhabit the rainforests of New Guinea., Credit: (Liquid Ghoul/Wikipedia)
Tree kangaroos hop up trees instead of swinging through them like monkeys.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A cichlid fish strikes a bottom-weighted thermometer that would immediately right itself. , Credit: (Ann Hawthorne)
Some fish appear to play with objects in their tanks.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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MESSENGER is the Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging mission that has been orbiting the innermost planet for more than thr...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
Caption: Oliver Jacobson is a music therapist at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Here, he plays a session with one of his patients, Maia Mead, Credit: Liz Mak
Oliver Jacobson started playing violin when he was six years old. At 18, he enrolled at Berklee College of Music, one of the top music schools in t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: David Crane, CEO of NRG Energy, Credit: Rikki Ward
Today’s Climate One program looks at innovative policies and products that could power a new era of clean and affordable energy. Is it possible to ...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:56
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With Ophelia Dahl just back from Liberia and Sierra Leone, Jeffrey Sachs, the economist and poverty guru, and Dr. Jim Cunningham, the virus detecti...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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Natural specimens stored for hundreds of years. Code Against Cancer, would you read it? follow it? And 'Art or Not?' - privacy and identity online...

Bought by KMUD and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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America's Great "Sludge" Lakes? Greenpeace challenges Lego through brandjacking. And why Peru’s Environment Minister is optimistic a climate agreem...

Bought by WFIU and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dayna Baumeister
Biomimicry is decoding astonishing treasures from nature’s recipe book that we can mimic for our technological and industrial practices. Biomimicry...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
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While lie detectors are highly accurate, they’re also expensive. An expert in cyber security has developed a way to actually predict a person's pro...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WCAI / WNAN, and WMNF


  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: John Warner
Master green chemists and educators John Warner and Amy Cannon say the radical growth of green chemistry is showing we can have good chemistry with...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
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The role of soil microbes in human health is largely a mystery. The public is told that we need genetically engineered crops and their related herb...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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A small asteroid becomes bright enough to be seen with a small telescope and an electronic camera.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Mary Mallon, aka "Typhoid Mary, Credit: From the The New York American newspaper, dated June 20, 1909.
Learning about the immune system from people who catch germs but don’t get sick.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Researchers have theorized that up to half of Earth's water is older than the sun. It likely formed in the cold molecular cloud that spawned our solar system., Credit: Bill Saxton, NSF/AUI/NRAO
Ilse Cleeves is lead author of a paper that concludes up to half of our solar system’s water is older than the solar system itself. The implication...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ulrich Boser
Bestselling author Ulrich Boser shows how the emerging research on trust can improve our lives, rebuild our economy, and strengthen society. As par...

Bought by KCBX and KVSC


  • Added: Oct 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Have you ever heard of a whale crier? And the world's first self-sufficient island. Also, Italy's famous buffalo mozzarella cheese is causing quite...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, KMXT, and Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Polio is on the rise where it was once eradicated. So what's happening with vaccines? And why diseases can re-emerge. Also, are journalist's too ho...

Bought by WYAP, KMUD, KMXT, KVSC, and Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Coffee, tea, meat, fat, raw, cooked ...eat this, don’t eat that. If you’re curious about the latest research on how you can tweak your diet to red...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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India becomes the first Asian nation to send a spacecraft to Mars.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1