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Caption: July 6, 2015 color image of Pluto from New Horizons., Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI
Two visits with the Planetary Society Senior Editor this week, as Emily first provides an update on the Rosetta comet mission and then returns with...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Researchers look for harbingers of old age in thirty-somethings.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tetragnathid spider is using silk as anchor., Credit: Alex Hyde
Researchers discover that spiders can navigate bodies of water by holding up their legs as sails.

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Extraction of rose scents,, Credit: A. Cheziere/Université Jean Monnet
When it comes to their scent, not all roses are created equal. Now researchers have identified the gene responsible for how fragrant a flower will ...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Seahorse skeleton showing square tail in cross-section., Credit: Courtesy of Michael Porter
The seahorse’s unique tail structure is inspiring mechanical engineers.

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Scientists have more than a “gut feeling” about the role our microbiota – specifically the microorganisms living in our digestive tract -- play in...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Some of the attendees at the 2015 Planetary Defense Conference in Frascati, Italy., Credit: ESA CC BY-SA IGO 3.0
We’ve already brought you Planetary Radio Live from the 2015 PDC near Rome, Italy. Now you’ll hear a small sampling of the scientists, engineers, p...

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


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2015
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Testing fear factor; the largest elevator testing tower in the world to be built in Germany. "Please touch the artwork", anew 3D-tech for people wi...

Bought by KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Growing evidence that populations of gut microbes may affect our brains.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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A cosmic way to see inside concrete and metal objects.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: An Ethiopian wolf among a herd of grazing gelada monkeys., Credit: © Jeff Kerby
An unusual relationship has formed between Ethiopian wolves and gelada baboons.

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Hitoshi Morikawa., Credit: University of Texas, Austin
Could a drug erase the memories that keep addicts coming back for more?

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Asteroid hunters are starting to discover nearby objects before they make their closest approach to planet Earth.

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Our bodies host trillions of organisms that play a central role in our overall health and well-being. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Di...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Henry Paulson,  Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Credit: Ed Ritger
Climate change is impacting much more than the environment. It’s also slowly changing the political landscape – in Washington and beyond. What’s th...

Bought by KMUD and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jun 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: This artist's concept depicts Europa's "Great Lake." Researchers predict many more such lakes are scattered throughout the moon's icy shell., Credit: Britney Schmidt/Dead Pixel VFX/Univ. of Texas at Austin
We return to the beautiful Aquarium of the Pacific in southern California for a fascinating conversation about ocean science. What we learn down h...

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


  • Added: Jun 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 6
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This round of CurrentCast features gravity and groundwater, tracking water levels on social media, lead in drinking water, and more.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2015
  • Length: 20:00
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Comet lander Philae suddenly wakens, USA entrepreneurs turn to LEDs to fight jaundice in India, ad-blocking software that's coming to an iPhone nea...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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Caption: Mountain yellow-legged frog, Credit: Susanne C Bard
Hibernation is the key to getting an endangered frog species to breed in captivity.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: 13 of 37 aquifers are imperiled around the world., Credit: UC Irvine/NASA
Earth’s backup freshwater supplies are in peril, according to satellite images.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Ricture Alphabet of Birds, 1874, Credit: Public Domain, via flickr
The letter “R” is one of the hardest sounds we learn to pronounce; now scientists think they’ve identified what makes it so tricky.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News we get the latest news from Colorado, Delaware, Canada, California, Washington state, and details on a H...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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In this hour we talk about ethics and we explore the world's oceans for zooplankton and follow a roving tick robot. (And more...)

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 2
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If you swipe a stranger’s car and nobody sees, what do you do? In this week's show we talk about ethics (and more...).

Bought by KKRN, KVSC, WKCC, Peconic Public Broadcasting, and KENW


  • Added: Jun 19, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 5