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Come with us on a visit to the home of the prime meridian for a conversation with the curator of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich about the race to...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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Fly in an electric-powered plane and Prague's Technical University is a 10-year-old's alma mater. Video game professionals and doping problems. Plu...

Bought by KMUD and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Anne Simpson, Director of Global Governance, CalPERS, Credit: Rikki Ward
Fossil fuels are at the core of the climate challenge. Even Saudi Arabia’s oil minister has said the fossil fuel merry-go-round will wind down one ...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Dolphin diets provide insight about preventing diabetes.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Artist’s depiction of the four-legged snake Tetrapodophis amplectus subduing a mammal., Credit: Julius T. Cstonyi
A fossil of a four-legged snake links snakes with their lizard ancestors.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Jumping spiders have excellent vision, making them good candidates for virtual reality., Credit: Rowan McGinley
Virtual reality helps researchers study animal behavior and learning.

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: John Warner
Nontoxic hair color from the recipes of beetles, and a potential Alzheimer’s cure derived from applying nature’s operating instructions. The world-...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:31
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What if the stories we’ve been told repeatedly about the safety and need for industrial methods and genetically-engineered crops to feed the world ...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Interview with Ashley Vancy

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 14:55
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NASA's New Horizons--the first mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt--ended its 9 1/2-year journey recently as the spacecraft reached Pluto and star...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 22:38
Caption: Satellite image of a plankton bloom in green, off the coast of Patagonia. , Credit: NASA
Marine microorganisms make clouds brighter and more reflective.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A soft-bodied, high-jumping robot really gets around.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mat Kaplan and guests at KPCC waiting for New Horizons to phone home from Pluto., Credit: Southern California Public Radio
Join our live audience for highlights of an amazing evening, featuring Jim Bell, Bruce Betts, Mike Brown, Emily Lakdawalla and Bill Nye the Science...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

Bought by WTJU, WABE, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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We go in search of the origins of a "perfect red," which once eluded scientists, pirates, and kings. Plus, how scientists are now tracking down rar...

Bought by WABE, WKCC, KKRN, Radio Phoenix, Peconic Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: An artist’s conception of what Kepler 138b, its sister planets and its star might look like., Credit:  Danielle Futselaar, SETI Institute
SETI Institute scientist Jason Rowe returns to tell us about the smallest exoplanet so far that has had its size and mass determined. Jason also ta...

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


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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This batch of Climate Connections features Navajo communities switching to solar, wildfires, Monarch butterflies and a "Climate Rap".

Bought by WORT, WLPR, WCBU, WETD, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 19
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REM sleep shapes the brain by replaying the day’s experiences.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Climate change is threatening India’s seafood industry.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Coordinating brain activity between patients and therapists could be the future of treatment for brain injuries and diseases.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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The echo of a pitcher plant helps bats find safety and helps the plant get food.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Things are heating up, so it's time for some Summertime Spectrum. Repeat show is a special edition of Spectrum recorded at the CeBIT tech fair in H...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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August Highlights • A chemical-free way to control Poison Ivy • Urban Ants – New York City's unofficial sanitation squad •...

Bought by KGOU, WKCC, KCLU, WGTE, Moab Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 50:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In our one year anniversary edition of the Cannabis Radio News we get the latest news from Washington, DC, California, Canada, Washington state, an...

Bought by KFCF FM and KVMR


  • Added: Jul 10, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Monica Gagliano
Are plants intelligent? If we knew their language what might they tell us? Potawatomi Indigenous ecologist and author Robin Kimmerer and evolutiona...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:31