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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...

Bought by KVSC and WXAV 88.3FM


  • 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 KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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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 ...

Bought by WYAP, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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?

  • Added: Jul 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:05
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With hundreds of Earth-like planets discovered over the past few years, it’s fair to say we’re on the verge of finding alien life. Two new programs...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative, Credit: Rikki Ward
What we grow, eat and trade all impact the climate. As temperatures and global population rise, we’ll need to find new ways to feed a hot and crowd...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:55
Caption: Dr. Sigrid Fry-Revere
America has a shortage of organs for transplant. Iran has abundance. That’s the reason many wealthy American’s turn to Iran for help when they’re s...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 31:30
Caption: Solid Comfort, 1906., Credit: Library of Congress
This show takes on the frothy subject of beer, and explores the science, culture, and history behind the suds.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:45
Caption: An Alchemist in his Studio, Thomas Wijck. , Credit: CHF Collections
This episode explores the colorful (and sometimes risk-filled) history of pigments and painters, and the conservators who save paintings from the r...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:34
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They have generated excitement, enthusiasm and support throughout the world. The ISEE-3 Reboot Project has succeeded in gaining control over the 36...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
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A new hypothesis ties domestication in mammals to “cute” physical features.

Bought by WMPG


  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The outcome of a medical test could be affected by the time of day.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Your friends may be as closely related to you as a fourth cousin.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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In the US we look at company chosen by NASA to develop a lunar lander. And will messing with the sex life of the mosquito make them sterile? We als...

Bought by WYAP, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Spain's vultures face a grim future, are they on the brink of extinction? Meet migratory white storks as we head up into the trees to track them. P...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Politicians and analysts mark progress by quarterly earnings, but scientists who study life cycles in the real world may need years to document cha...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Julia Schopick
Author Julia Schopick introduces four lifesaving treatments that have been effectively treating, and in some cases curing, people for 25 to 90 year...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bill Nye at the LightSail countdown celebration., Credit: Loren Roberts
LightSail, the Planetary Society’s innovative solar sail cubesat, will ride into space on the huge SpaceX Falcon Heavy, now in development. Bill N...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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The world's migratory animals are under threat from climate change, Canada's black bear is in danger again, and fighting urban development in Buen...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KRZA, Raven Radio, WFIU, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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What happens when science, and traditional medicine fail, say, for people trying to conceive? Well, you can go to the man of a hundred kids. Also t...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mary Ellen Hannibal
As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to st...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Janine Benyus
The genius of nature’s design, recipes and principles is serving as the inspiration for redesigning human civilization. This Biomimicry revolution ...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
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A small asteroid, capable of causing human injuries if it entered the Earth's atmosphere, passed between the Earth and Moon. It was detected only a...

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 10, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2