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Caption: NASA
Three NASA leaders talk with host Mat Kaplan about the progress we're making toward leaving footprints on the Red Planet. Emily Lakdawalla showcase...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: May 31, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
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If an elephant did a good deed, how would we know?

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KTSW 89.9


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A harbor porpoise eyes a small fish., Credit: Fjord & Belt
Harbor porpoises are championship hunters, eating nearly constantly day and night.

  • Added: May 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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This episode we discuss concussions, the sequelae that happen as a result of concussions, and the long term effects of repeated head trauma.

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 35:23
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Can you drink your own urine? Run yourself to death? This week we explore the science and physiology of how extreme heat effects our bodies.

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 26:50
Caption: A map of Cape Cod with ribbons representing those lost to substance abuse. At the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod., Credit: Nate Robertson
Opiate overdose, revival, and recovery, as told by victims, family members, and first-responders.

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 10:23
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Did you know the table of tomorrow will need to reflect a more regionalized food system? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Meli...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Why some popular singers express themselves with a bit of grit.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Engineers have designed flying robots that efficiently perch, extending their missions.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The 90 Second Naturalist connects to listeners' innate love of nature through compelling stories that entertain, inform and promote interaction wit...

Bought by KCBX, Yellowstone Public Radio, and WRIR


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 32:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: LightSail 2 successfully deployed its sails in the May 23rd Day In The Life Test, Credit: Jason Davis
The Planetary Society’s solar sail spacecraft was in the middle of a critical test as we spoke with the Society’s Bruce Betts and Jason Davis. Mat...

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


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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This batch of CurrentCast features golf course turtles, Watersense certified products, your water footprint and the food you eat, weatherfish, and ...

  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
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What can we learn about consciousness by examining it under the influence of mind-altering drugs?

Bought by WRNC-LP, KSKQ, KMRE-LP, KKWE Niijii Radio, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Aids drugs and Aids prevention / Peanut allergies and possible new therapies / Saving the ‘the floating city’ of Venice / Presented by Jessie Leah ...

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


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Scientists uncover the genes behind birds’ flashy red plumage.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did you know that resilience is an underlying condition of sustainability? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lyrica McTiernan, Facebook; Keely Wachs, Clif Bar; Charlotte MacAusland, Solar City
The young Americans entering the workforce today will create the cool new products, technologies, and cities that will grow our economy and stabili...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: May 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA Associate Administrator John Grunsfeld and Mat Kaplan show off their space ties., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Astronaut and NASA Associate Administrator John Grunsfeld closes our coverage of the Space Foundation’s 32nd annual Space Symposium in Colorado Spr...

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


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Brain scans reveal the power of a mother’s voice on her child.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This batch of Climate Connections features self driving cars in near future, food waste, Europe's largest wind farm, Louisiana climate refugees, an...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WLPR, WORT, KPOV and more


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 19
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New evidence confirms that a prehistoric archaeological site in Florida is one of the continent’s oldest.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Nigerian scientists based in the United States have developed a urine test for quick, painless diagnosis of Malaria. The government in Nigeria is u...

  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 03:31
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Could your feline friend be the cause of your illness? / Does learning a foreign language ward off dementia and other neurological diseases? / Span...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMUD, WNMU-FM, KRZA, WXDU and more


  • Added: May 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Residents of India, Israel confront water issues such as flooding, drought, pollution, and lack of access by the poor.
Scientists say most people on Earth will first experience climate change in terms of water — either too much or too little. This documentary explor...

Bought by WSKG, Vermont Public Radio, WCAI / WNAN, Iowa Public Radio, KAWC and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Ole Kaven
Apparently things are moving and shaking in Oklahoma, literally. In the past 8 years earthquakes in the “Sooner State” have increased from 2 a year...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: May 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:40
  • Purchases: 1