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Brain-controlled drones / Clean water a thing of the past? / With the world's water getting filthier - what can we do? / Germany's daunting problem...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 29, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A new study suggests musical games with their parents could not only boost babies’ musical development, but could help them recognize speech patter...

Bought by WLPR and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A baby baboon takes a ride atop its mother. , Credit: Noah Snyder-Mackler
Do baboons respond to trauma and stress in childhood the same way people do?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What happens in our brains when we can’t fall asleep in new places.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Do popular ideas spread because they're useful, or because they're infectious - like a nasty disease?

Bought by KMRE-LP, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WMUU-LP, KCMJ Community Radio, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

Bought by KCBX and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 32:46
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mat Kaplan, Jill Tarter and Tyler Nordgren, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Beautiful Death Valley National Park was the setting for a fascinating conversation with famed SETI researcher Jill Tarter and celebrated astronome...

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


  • Added: Apr 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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The ethics of automated wheels: Apple tapping the German auto engineering genius for help with self-driving cars? / Do bluefin tuna eat human being...

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


  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Lyndon Rive. Co-Founder and CEO of SolarCity, Credit: Ed Ritger
You know that cartoon where the guy has a light bulb over his head and then “bing” it goes on? Well, America is having a collective “light bulb” mo...

Bought by KTSW 89.9


  • Added: Apr 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that organic food production methods confer nutritional benefits to both plant foods and meat and dairy products? Join Food Sleuth Rad...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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This batch of CurrentCast features tips on clean boating, fertilizers as pollutants, rain gardens, teaching kids to save water, checking your toile...

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:14
Caption: Dr. Dava Newman, Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Dr. Dava Newman, the Deputy Administrator of NASA has a goal to usher in the next mission to Mars. Will this next mission be one giant step for wom...

Bought by WRIR, KUT, KSJD, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Emile Bruneau
We talk with two experts about how advances in the field of neuroscience may transform conflict resolution on an individual and global scale.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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This batch of Climate Connections features a "sustainable highway", climate and maple syrup, front yard farms, soybeans flourishing in warming NY,...

Bought by WETD, Rhode Island Public Radio, KPOV, WLRN, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Scientists switch off genes in chickens to learn about dinosaurs.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Silver ants workers and a soldier outside the nest., Credit: Landemann, Willot, et al
Ultra-reflective silver ants stay cool in desert temperatures topping 120? Fahrenheit.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode topics: When your baby won't eat and freckles.

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 18, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that the vast majority of genetically engineered crops are engineered to withstand spraying with the herbicide, glyphosate? And that o...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode topics: Keeping cancer a secret and spring allergies.

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, Credit: Susan Karlin @SueKarlin
Happy Yuri’s Night! We’re partying under Space Shuttle Endeavour in the first of two shows featuring interviews from the worldwide celebration of s...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Science can explain *what* happens – but can it explain *why* anything happens at all?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Episode topics: Calm online and caregiver compassion fatigue.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A male Rufous-Sided Broadbill uses his inner wing feathers to communicate. , Credit: Alex Kirschel
Some birds use their feathers to produce loud sounds as part of elaborate mating rituals.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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After losing a limb to amputation, many people often feel severe pain emanating from the non-existent appendage anyway. A new treatment targeting n...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Apr 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1