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Caption: Brain illustration , Credit: The Popular Science Monthly, 1894
The early days of neuroscience relied on tragedy to strike before doctors could peek inside the brains of humans. Today advanced technology helps s...

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 43:39
Caption: Joe Romm
For the better part of the past decade, The New York Times and The Environmental Protection Agency have been frequent punching bags of the right wi...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr VootYin survived the Cambodian genocide as a child and has gone on to become a leading scientist in the field of cardiac regeneration.

  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:14
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Melanie Maloney suffers from chronic pain, and is now trying marijuana for pain relief.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 27, 2015
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 1
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This round of CurrentCast features the Pine Barrens, safe sanitation, stream buffers, and more.

  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
Caption: Artist's conception of a LightSail in Earth orbit., Credit: The Planetary Society
This special edition takes you behind the scenes on May 20, 2015 as LightSail is lifted into orbit. You’ll hear the thrilling launch, meet key tea...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, and KFCF FM


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Julian Castro U.S. Secretary of HUD with audience member, Credit: Riki Ward
Despite soggy prices the outlook for American oil and gas is still promising. Cycles of boom and bust have always been part of the energy industry,...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ken Caldeira, Stanford; Jane Long, Bipartisan Policy Center; Albert Lin, UC Davis, Credit: Ed Ritger
Could the world get so hot that humanity is tempted to break the glass and spray heat-deflecting gases into the sky? The National Academy of Scienc...

  • Added: May 25, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
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200 days to the Paris UN Climate Change Summit, the latest on the EU’s GMO crop controversy, and how the tiny German village of Feldheim became an ...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WOUB, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: May 24, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Aftershocks in Nepal, the EU data roaming plan that'll keep you from roaming anywhere, and we dive headlong into the three revolutions that changed...

Bought by KMUD, KMXT, and KPIP-LP


  • Added: May 24, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Chemists come up with new ways to copy nature’s insect repellents.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Benign gut bacteria may provide a novel response to antibiotic-resistant pathogens.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Researchers look into whether the sounds produced by wind farms disturb some imperiled birds.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists are re-purposing imaging ultrasound to make kidney stones hop their way out of trouble.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists circle the globe to study the world’s microscopic sea creatures.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One part per billion is equal to two tablespoons of sugar dissolved in an Olympic sized swimming pool. Drugs used to treat children for ADHD are e...

Bought by WRGY


  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For most asteroids our size estimates come from its brightness in the night sky.

Bought by KPIP-LP and KENW


  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This batch of Climate Connections features climate change and frog breeding, fires in Colorado, a NFL player on solar energy, how art makes climate...

Bought by KSKQ, WCBU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KPOV, WLRN and more


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 18
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In this second podcast in our collaboration with EthicalSystems.org, we examine negotiation. Turning again to behavioral science for insight, we le...

  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 25:06
Caption: Image of Ceres and its mysterious “bright spots” taken by the Dawn spacecraft from 13,600 km (8,400 miles) above the surface., Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
It’s the biggest dwarf planet between here and Pluto, and it has a new permanent resident. The Dawn spacecraft is orbiting Ceres in the asteroid be...

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


  • Added: May 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 4
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Europe has opened its skies to drones, commerical and private unmanned aerial vehicles. As a result, European companies are rapidly exploring new b...

  • Added: May 17, 2015
  • Length: 06:39
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Tricky task of disabling drones. Europeans are about to get fatter...except for in one country. And, why a leading neuroscientist in Germany has st...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: May 17, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: toolik Lake on Alaska's North Slope. , Credit: Copyright John C. Wingfield
Like the pioneers of the American West, the birds that are now settling the Arctic frontier in response to climate change aren’t necessarily the bi...

Bought by WABE and WLPR


  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Materials scientists are studying the structure of sea shells to design stronger materials.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1