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This round of CurrentCast features stories about lead in tap water, saving California almond crops, the return of the rain barrel, businesses consi...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 20:00
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Healthy people need the flu shot every year, especially to help protect those who are more vulnerable to complications from the virus.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Viruses spread from room to room much more quickly than you might think.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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An early intervention for autism shows promise for helping babies who have not yet been diagnosed with the condition.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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DNA fingerprinting 30 years after Sir Alec Jeffreys' discovery and we explore a case study in DNA forensic science. Ashya King's battle for proton ...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Will eating American bison burgers help save the threatened species? And why has Vietnam’s rice bowl turned salty? With water drying up in Sao Paul...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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How should the law respond to the findings of neuroscience?

Bought by KTRL, KWMR, WYAP, and KSKQ


  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Robot surgery? A breakthrough in India. Testing a week with Google Glass, and a handy way to pay. Also, how prepared is Europe's busiest airport fo...

Bought by WYAP, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Water everywhere! In flood-prone regions, rebuilding to prepare for climate change in Christchurch and Dutch designed eco-friendly dikes in the Net...

Bought by WYAP, WFIU, KUOW, KMXT, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Sep 07, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This batch of Climate Connections features stories about an important oil and gas route that's being swallowed by the sea; a military advisory boar...

Bought by KWMR, KACU, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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What is it like to experience a grand mal seizure?

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 22:24
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Why everything you know about the placebo effect is wrong?

  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 24:35
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Explore Mars wants to look for life on the Red Planet. Not past life. Life thriving under the Martian surface right now. Chris Carberry will tel...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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How reliable are our intuitions about concepts we use every day?

Bought by WNJR, KTRL, WYAP, KWMR, and KSKQ


  • Added: Sep 01, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
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The Parisian lovelock selfie campaign that's no bridge to a tourist's heart. Also, Europe looks set to fail its target for measles vaccination. An...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Wildleaks, the whistlebower platform for poaching, fights the ever increasing battle of wildlife crime. Our world's largest walnut forests are unde...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WFIU, KUOW, KMXT, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Aug 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Consumers may be surprised to learn that nanotechnology is being applied to foods and food related products without labeling, or a full safety revi...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people -- see you in September! Extreme sun worshipping…worms angling for a bite...and musical s...

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Audience members at Climate One, Credit: Ed Ritger,
The Red/Blue divide in American politics is really a rainbow of perspectives. And they are colored by who you are, where you live and what you beli...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
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What does it mean when a woman commits a crime and attributes her actions to PMS? We revisit the first use of the "PMS defense," in this country, b...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 33:00
Caption: Artist's conception of New Horizons passing through the Pluto system., Credit: NASA/Thierry Lombry
New Horizons passed through the orbit of Neptune on August 25th. By cosmic coincidence, it was the 25th anniversary of Voyager 2’s flyby of that b...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Coral reefs are declining at an alarming rate. Local efforts in the Caribbean are in effect to try to save them; replanting coral using artificial ...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, KMUD, KUOW, KMXT and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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The beverage industry spends billions of dollars each year convincing us that sugary beverages will make us “happy.” In reality, sugar-laden drink...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Dick Swanson spoke with Dr. Miriam Tatzel, a psychologist at Empire State College in New York, about why true happiness involves personally ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 18:47