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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

Bought by KMUN, Yellowstone Public Radio, and KCBX


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 32:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Developing fungi that help to recycle old batteries.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Gasoline-powered cars run cleaner than ever, but still belch toxins when they start.

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Which houseplants are best for filtering out air borne toxins?

  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: David Abel
Since 1992, fish’n’chips fans may have noticed that there was no cod in their classic fried dish. That’s the year that the Canadian government issu...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:20
  • Purchases: 2
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The XPrize Foundation drives innovation through competitions with the hopes of improving the human experience. Its prizes are focused on bold yet a...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 32:00
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AuthenTec makes fingerprint sensors that could unlock mobile phones and computers. AuthenTec was sold to Apple in 2012 for $356 million, and the fi...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:00
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One third of the world population does not have access to reliable electricity. D.light sells solar lighting and power to consumers in developing c...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:00
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Opower is a software company focused on energy efficiency. Opower works with utilities to monitor how much energy a consumer uses and gives househo...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 19:00
Caption: Scale rendering of the Soviet LK moon lander next to the US Lunar Module., Credit: Eberhard Marx
Space historian and policy expert John Logsdon joins Mat Kaplan for a fascinating conversation about how the US could have lost the race to the moo...

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


  • Added: Aug 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Spikes in radiation caused by historic solar flares could help archaeologists precisely date ancient events.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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An Australian bird’s special call warns its unhatched chicks of a hot climate.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Vantage Point Radio
Scientific evidence suggests that the universe began in giant explosion, the Big Bang. Christianity attributes the origin of the universe to God. ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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Did you know that label terms describing meat as “free range” and “natural” have little to no legal definitions? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Re...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Our world is undergoing an alarming warming.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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New strains of lab mice are helping scientists understand complex disorders.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This batch of CurrentCast features sediment pollution, grassland restoration, swimming in sewage, and more.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
Caption: Cassini radar image of flooded canyons on Titan, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Cornell
Steep canyons on Saturn's moon Titan are filled with liquid methane. That's the discovery just announced by an international team of Cassini scient...

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


  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Prairie smoke, a grassland species that disappears when native prairies are converted to cropland. , Credit: Susanne Bard
Market forces have recently converted large areas of sensitive North American prairies to cropland.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Scientists search for an arboreal African rodent that’s changed little in over thirty million years.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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DNA analysis reveals the origin of horses with an odd gait and a smooth ride.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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The longest-lived vertebrate hangs out in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Angie Coiro, author Beth Pratt Bergstrom and California mountain lion P-22, Credit: Gordon Whiting
Did you know that a mountain lion, known as P-22, lives in the middle of Los Angeles, that the Facebook campus in Silicon Valley provided a home fo...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nancy Santiago Negrón
Nancy Santiago Negrón of the Opportunity Finance Network shares why it took three calls from the White House for her to join the Women's Bureau at ...

Bought by KWMR and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Geologists in India are measuring damage to ancient temples in order to better understand past earthquakes.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1