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Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Eric Green discussed genomic technology and precision medicine.

Bought by WYAP, WRNC-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 18, 2015
  • Length: 44:40
  • Purchases: 3
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How do we get better at tasks? In this short episode, we describe an important mechanism of learning: pruning away neural connections.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 08, 2015
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Ruben Gur discusses functional and anatomical sex differences in the brain.

Bought by WRNC-LP, WYAP, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 38:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Another Day of Living , Credit: graphics by Scott Spitz
Join host Alix Litwack as she talks with local Herbalist Greg Monzel about his journey to overcome Lyme disease, the science behind the disease and...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 28:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Laurence Steinberg discussed the neuroscience of adolescence.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KPVL, WRNC-LP, and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 31:37
  • Purchases: 4
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Heightened curiosity about one subject primes people to learn less interesting information as well.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Michael Harris discusses what the impact of constant connectedness means for the well being of future generations.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KMUD, KPVL, and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 03, 2014
  • Length: 27:41
  • Purchases: 4
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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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Is it a boy or a girl? What happens when babies are born with ambiguous genitalia.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:09
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Using origami techniques to make real life Transformer robots.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Today on our show, four stories of people who tried to see themselves clearly

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:53
  • Purchases: 1
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What should consumers do who worry their data is being misused?Whose job is it to educate people about their responsibilities?Does privacy mean any...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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In the past few years medical companies have been producing a range of devices to help aging people keep track of their vital statistics: pulse rat...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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A single question can be a powerful force. It can open up an entire field of study. It can inhabit someone, shaping who they become. And it can ...

Bought by WABE, Radio Newark, New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 5
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For most of human history, famine was only a single bad harvest away. Now, thanks to modern agriculture and fertilizers, we’ve almost eliminated hu...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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One promising new treatment for diabetes is transplanting healthy pancreatic cells into diabetics to restore their ability to digest sugars. What a...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Diabetes used to be a fatal but very rare disease. Now rates of Type Two diabetes are soaring worldwide. What’s responsible for the spike in cases?

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The study of gestures in American Sign Language sheds surprising new light on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

  • Added: May 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:52
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Our world these days is laden with a constant flow of information. It’s unavoidable. But how do we determine what information to believe? Once we...

  • Added: May 06, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
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A conversations about DIY science.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2014
  • Length: 10:53
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In this week's show, Bo interviews Guy P. Harrison, author and advocate for science and reason. Listen as they discuss Guy’s latest book: Think: Wh...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 53:24
Caption: Focusing on Leadership
Dan Goleman wrote the book called Emotional Intelligence in 1995. The book generated enormous interest in the science of emotional intelligence and...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2014
  • Length: 55:42
Caption: Emotional and Personal Intelligence
John D. Mayer, or Jack as he likes to be called, is the renowned psychologist who co-developed the groundbreaking theory of emotional intelligence ...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2014
  • Length: 52:30
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Writer’s block! That phrase might induce panic and a recollection of a familiar experience. It’s a very common phenomenon. So, what is it? When...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:19
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“Hey, you’re smart!” That feels good to hear, doesn’t it? Praise always feels good to hear, but not all praise motivates us to try new things, ch...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1