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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
Caption: Steven Weinberg, Credit: Matt Valentine
Professor Steven Weinberg is a Nobel laureate in physics and a theoretical physicist who is an outspoken thinker on topics ranging from nuclear wea...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:20:04
Caption: New 4th Edition of "The Cosmos", Credit: Cambridge University Press
Astronomers Jay Pasachoff and Alex Filippenko have just published the 4th edition of “The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millenium.” They join us fo...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, KSKQ, WESM 91.3 FM, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 4
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As human beings, we are, in fact, creatures. Like any other living organism, energy conservation is of highest priority to our vibrant being, whet...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Bill Moyers, Credit: Dale Robbins
When Bill Moyers announced his intention to retire just weeks ago, he received – and read – thousands of messages on his website and Facebook urgin...

Bought by KMUZ, KUNV, KDNK, KTRL, WCWP and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2014
  • Length: 24:00
  • Purchases: 28
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A discussion of the economic, social, and political consequences of environmental degradation on populations and governmental systems. Special gues...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2013
  • Length: 23:52
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Even though football teams who consider themselves to be rivals often like to highlight their supposedly apparent differences, in actuality, rivals...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
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So how do we define our Locus of Control? Essentially, it is our positioning of ourselves within our perception of the world and the way that we p...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2013
  • Length: 08:00
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A researcher is promoting “personal experiments” that make self-care more scientific.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Bat-eared foxes
Bat-Eared Foxes have a unique method of raising their pups - teamwork...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: Bottle Nosed Dolphin
Dolphin sexual habits are terrifying - 14 cases of human death by dolphin rape each year in the US!

  • Added: Sep 27, 2013
  • Length: 03:13

  • Added: Sep 26, 2013
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Have you ever traveled to a new place and suddenly, randomly, you experience this overwhelming sense of familiarity with what you’re seeing, like y...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Premature infants discriminate the colors red and green better than their full-terms peers., Credit: Susanne Bard
Premature infants have better-developed color vision than full-term infants conceived at the same time.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: PET CT scan showing Brown Fat distribution int he body
Brown fat may become the newest weapon in the war against obesity. Unlike white fat, which stores excess energy, brown fat is highly metabolic, mea...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 03:04
Caption: Tadpole with ectopic eye in tail under microscope
Scientists at Tufts University graft an eye onto the tail of a tadpole and discover that without any direct connection to the brain, the tadpoles c...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 03:11
Caption: Cliff the C. diff sniffing dog
Think you only look bad when you’re sick? Well it turns out you stink too. That distinctive sick smell, however, could just save your life. Medical...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 04:58
Caption: Parasitic worm eggs of species Trichuris trichiura and Trichuris vulpis
Take 2 parasite worm pills and call me in the morning - Parasites are a new treatment being prescribed for a number of conditions like inflammatory...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Jeans basking in the sun, Credit: byronv2 - Flickr
Futuristic clothing is here - underwear that monitors your health, charging your portable devices with your solar shirt, jeans that clean pollution...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2013
  • Length: 04:53
Caption: Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe standing by the robo-gut that creates RePOOPulate
Interview of Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe: Creating fecal transplants without the poop, Dr. Emma Allen-Vercoe at the University of Guelph designed RePOOPu...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 08:34