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This batch of CurrentCast features leaky toilets, teaching kids to save water, property values versus the environment, beer brewers and water effic...

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
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With literally millions of bits of junk orbiting the earth, space debris is increasingly becoming a problem. There are some interesting ideas on ho...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 05:03
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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life

Bought by KCBX and Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Women in space / Laser against sea lice / Unusual fine for software piracy / Love in a bottle / Digital Europe: Space Junk Presented by Gudrun He...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, Troy Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 01, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Scientists uncover the lost astronomical calculations of the Babylonians.

  • Added: Jan 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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The carnivorous Venus flytrap avoids wasting energy digesting non-food items it traps by accident with a bit of math.

  • Added: Jan 31, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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What does it mean to be a ‘research university?’ WorldCanvass guests answer that question from multiple perspectives on this program called “Resea...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 31:17
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What does it mean to be a ‘research university?’ WorldCanvass guests answer that question from multiple perspectives on this program called “Resea...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:35
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Did you know that farmers’ increasing use of antibiotics to prevent and treat animal diseases and increase growth efficiency contributes to antimic...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Olivia was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2010. Three years later, her best friend, Allison, was diagnosed with the same disease. They talk to e...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 05:45
Caption: Diarmuid O’Connell, Vice President of Business Development, Tesla, Credit: Ed Ritger
We’ll never win the climate change challenge if we don’t change the way we make and drive cars. In the U.S. personal vehicles account for nearly on...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This batch of Climate Connections features financing home energy efficiency, the paradox of cheaper LED lights, green furniture designs, driverless...

Bought by WCBU, WLRN, KKWE Niijii Radio, KNAU, KRSC and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Studying how rats respond to the same cues that encourage people to make unwise bets could lead to better treatments for problem gambling.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Ford about his new book, which looks at how new technologies could soon make many jobs obsolete.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:37
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Brazil's fight against the Zika virus / Psychology behind mob mentality / Israel is at the forefront of a new technology for tracking birds / Track...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, KMUD, Troy Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Dawn had this view of Ceres at 86 degrees south latitude on Dec. 10, only three days after completing its descent to an average orbital altitude of 240 miles (385 kilometers). , Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech / UCLA / MPS / DLR / IDA
The Dawn Mission Chief Engineer Marc Rayman returns for another report on the ion-engine powered mission, now orbiting 240 miles above dwarf planet...

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


  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Just how fast and how far can a human go? This week on This Won't Hurt A Bit, the physiology and stories of extreme runners.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 33:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Why are researchers failing to report the number of animals used in studies? Living a life of deception - pedophilia. We remember the futurist arti...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, Troy Public Radio, KZYX, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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The discovery of four new short-lived elements may be bringing scientists closer to creating new heavy elements with staying power.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Don't let the coffee berry borer ruin your day. , Credit: Javier Ceja-Navarro
A major coffee pest consumes otherwise lethal doses of caffeine with help from a few of its friends.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How do social relationships affect our biochemistry and health?

  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Episode topics: Lessons for loving and omega 3s.

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Host Mat Kaplan and moon rock curator Francis McCubbin, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Francis McCubbin is the new Astromaterials Curator at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, where the priceless collection includes the Apollo moonrocks. J...

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


  • Added: Jan 12, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Engineers demonstrate a new way to harvest the wasted energy of an incandescent light bulb.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Zooplankton in the Arctic Ocean migrate by the light of the moon.

Bought by WLPR


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