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This batch of CurrentCast features science under sail, gravity and groundwater, beer brewers and water efficiency, wetland wonderlands, and more...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
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Engineers reverse engineer one of nature’s greatest sniffers.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Avian flu is on the march in Germany and Europe once more / The battle against residual Malaria in Tanzania / Cramming schools in India / Presente...

Bought by WYAP and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 02, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Should martian microbes be sacrificed to human space exploration.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: The SETI Institute's Allen Telescope Array, Credit: SETI Institute
The SETI Institute is about much more than the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. President and CEO Bill Diamond of the Institute explains. ...

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


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Transplanting a human head, stopping fake news on Facebook and the potential death of the world's favorite banana. Presented by Conor Dilion

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


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Newsweek named "How to Change the World" one of 2015's top 15 documentaries to watch. Listen to clips from the film and revisit the 1971 Amchitka f...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 16:13
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Ancient forests and oceans are both huge "carbon sinks". But what does that mean, really?

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
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What is going on in in the world’s largest democracy? Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are being leaned on by the Indian Ministry of Home...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 09:52
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What is going on in in the world’s largest democracy? Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are being leaned on by the Indian Ministry of Home...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 14:25
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Smog is full of "particulate matter". The Air Quality Index measures the particulates in the air. That is our environmental word of the month: "par...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:29
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Dr. Jessica Ware explains how dragonflies are the world's new climate "canaries", showing us what we can expect as climate change continues to shif...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 04:34
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The World Health Organization said air pollution is the single largest environmental issue facing us. Chai Jing's YouTube video, UNDER THE DOME, ha...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 09:36
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Chai Jing's YouTube video about the air she's breathing had 200 million views within days, and was later taken down by the Chinese Government; drag...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 18:10
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Is science inherently sexist, or is it just practiced that way?

Bought by WRNC-LP, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, KCMJ Community Radio, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Nov 28, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
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A listener asks: Why do snowflakes appear so similar to each other?

  • Added: Nov 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Swimming biobots combine living cells with nanomaterials.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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The brain architecture for processing sound is the same in deaf people as in hearing people.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Tiny, untethered microgrippers could track down and retrieve hard-to-reach tissue samples.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: The Hubble Telescope captured this view of Aplha Centauri A and B, in the closest star system. , Credit: ESA/NASA
Astronomers calculate the distance to the furthest stars by comparing them to stars they know.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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This batch of Climate Connections features how to address climate grief, a mom's environmental legacy, from climate data to art, exploring warming ...

Bought by KACU, Rhode Island Public Radio, WNIJ, KKWE Niijii Radio, KWSO and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Planning for the unlikely event that an asteroid is on a collision course with planet Earth will minimize injury and the loss of life.

Bought by KKRN, KRWG, and KENW


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Asteroid hunting competition.

Bought by KKRN, KRWG, and KENW


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Did you know that corporate partnerships with Universities influence the information students are taught about genetic engineering? Join Food Sleut...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Nov 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Keene is an author and historian.
The Erie Canal changed the world by connecting New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. But author and historian Michael Keene says...

Bought by WXXI, WRVO Public Media, WCPN, North Country Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: Nov 23, 2016
  • Length: :56
  • Purchases: 6