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How many microbes can be shared in a kiss?

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  • Length: 01:00
Caption: A black forest female Aedes aegypti formosus (left) bites animals and a brown domestic female Aedes aegypti (right) bites humans. , Credit: Photo credit: Lindy McBride
Thousands of years ago, the mosquitoes that now transmit dengue fever made the switch from biting forest animals to seeking out humans.

  • Added: Nov 16, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Jennifer Steinkamp's video installation"Kelly 1" at Cleveland Clinic, Credit: Courtesy of Cleveland Clinic
What happens when innovative medical practitioners join with a lively arts community? Find out from Maria Jukic, executive director of Cleveland’s ...

Bought by KVSC and WNJR


  • Added: Nov 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Baruch Fischoff discusses how to communicate scientific risks and uncertainties.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2014
  • Length: 26:11
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Students have the opportunity to do original scientific research and to discover and name asteroids.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Observations of what appeared to be different objects, over the time span from 1819 to the present, are likely to be manifestations of the same tra...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 13, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Mike Magner, author of A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoning...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:36
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The Living Well Show presents: A two part interview with Mike Magner, author of A Trust Betrayed: The Untold Story of Camp Lejeune and the Poisoni...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 25:39
Caption: John Adams presented to King George III, in 1785, as first American ambassador to the English court. Wood engraving, 19th century., Credit: The Granger Collection, New York.
From BackStory's episode on reconciliation in American history. Anthropologist Orin Starn tells us about the the battle between the Smithsonian and...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 10:14
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will argue that the energy industry has transformed the American landscape and cannot be tru...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 05:18
Caption: Business end of Planetary Deep Drill, Credit: Mat Kaplan
If there’s life on Mars, it’s probably deep beneath the surface. That’s just one reason we need a tool like Planetary Deep Drill on the red planet ...

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


  • Added: Nov 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Skeptic Check: Are You Sure You're Sure?, Credit: Seth Shostak
You know what you know. But you probably don’t know what you don’t know. Few of us do. Scientists say we’re spectacularly incompetent at recogni...

Bought by KREV-LP, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSKQ, WRGY, WYAP and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, Infectious Disease specialist at the Centers for Disease Contr...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Attn: Program Director The Living Well Show presents: A two part interview with Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Compu...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
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The Living Well Show presents: A two part interview with Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificia...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:38
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Fukushima’s crippled nuclear plant's clean-up draws concerns, Vietnam's poor zoos discover the joy of toys, Greenpeace names and shames Europe’s bo...

Bought by WFIU and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Cosmic radiation, how Czech scientists want to detect it and why we should care. Ramping up cyber security and the trouble with telephones' sound q...

Bought by KMUD and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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This round of CurrentCast features stories about migrating birds and drought; dam removal projects; water quality monitoring; and more.

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Ralph Moss and Eric Merola, San Francisco, CA 9/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Eric Merola and Dr. Ralph Moss talk deliberate misdirection, the relativity of statistics, and going for the gold.

  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 49:38
Caption: Gas mask exercise, Scott Field, Illinois.1942. , Credit: Library of Congress
Chemical weapons have played a chilling role in human history ever since World War I. As accounts of recent uses permeate the news, we decided to f...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2014
  • Length: 44:21
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Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression triggered by shorter days and reduced light. Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist talk...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 12:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA
Outer space is not far from you, it just takes a lot of energy to get there.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A unique program allows students to discover and name asteroids.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Rob Manning discusses the challenges of constructing the Mars rover Curiosity.

Bought by WYAP, WRNC-LP, and KPVL


  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 27:12
  • Purchases: 3
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Radio Curious discusses earthquakes with John Dvorak, Ph.D., a geophysicist and author of “Earthquake Storms:  The Fascinating History and Volatile...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 29:01