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Materials scientists are studying the structure of sea shells to design stronger materials.

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  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Juvenile Chinook salmon., Credit:  Roger Tabor USFWS - Pacific Region CC BY 2.0, via flickr
Can a fish’s ears tell its life story?

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  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Cuba’s population is aging, but also very healthy, thanks to excellent health care and advances in biomedical science., Credit: (Garry Balding/Creative Commons License BY-NC-ND-2.0)
Cuba is a global leader in cancer vaccine development, and normalizing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba could lead to new partnerships betwee...

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  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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If you send scientists to the beach, they may come back with the next way to produce biofuels. But it takes a lot of collaboration along the way.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:36
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It's like gang warfare, but with really tiny gang members. Some microbes provide their relatives with protection, emitting antibiotics that kill of...

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  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:07
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Caption: A bear in Yellowstone National Park in April 2013, Credit: . Jim Peaco, National Park Service
For some bears, weird spring weather was a wake-up call. For humans, not so much.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:47
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If you woke up tomorrow with eyes sensitive to radio waves, you would be in for some interesting surprises.

Bought by KKRN, KMXT, and KENW


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Junebug holotypes from Mike Ivie's entomology lab at Montana State University. When Ivie retires, his personal collection will be donated to the Smithsonian.
Until recently, bug specimens collected on federal land had to be returned as government property, even if they're dead and pulverized. The rules a...

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  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:57
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One of the things we assign to science is that there are true, absolute facts. But scientists are human and, it turns out, as prone to blind spots ...

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  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 16:02
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein, President and CEO of the Brain and Behavior Research Foundat...

Bought by WJCU, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, and KMUD


  • Added: May 14, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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China's one-party authoritarian state poses unique challenges to Western style democracy EMP expert Jerry Emanualson gives some advice on the best...

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 57:57
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Roland B. Hunt interviews Oxford University economist Sir Anthony Atkinson about his new book 'Inequality: What Can Be Done'. The European Science...

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 57:52
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A visit to Oakland's Urban Promise Academy.

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:05
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Donnie at Waskowitz.

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 10:23
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"This is like a whole new world to me."

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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Jasmine talks about "that one thing that hits you" when you get outside.

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Missoula, Montana's Wild Walk 2015

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: :00
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Host Amy Martin welcomes you to this new podcast and converses with chickens.

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  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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What do these three words, inch, deal and peg, have in common? You might be able to answer more quickly if you've been spending time outdoors--it t...

  • Added: May 12, 2015
  • Length: 18:06
Caption: Artist’s concept of the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in July 2015., Credit: JHUAPL/SwRI
Humankind’s arrival at Pluto is barely two months away. The science and images have already started to flow from New Horizons, according to the mis...

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  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
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Caption: Dr. Kristen Jacobson, Credit: University of Chicago
Greater attachment to pets is associated with higher empathy and pro-social behavior and lower levels of depression and aggression in children aged...

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: :59
Caption: Emergence, Credit: Seth Shostak
Your brain is made up of cells. Each one does its own thing. But remarkable behavior emerges when lots of them join up in the grey matter club. ...

Bought by KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, KRPS, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A look into life with Schizophrenia

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  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Will the Great Lakes One Day Glow in the Dark? That and other stories on H2O Radio's weekly program about water in the news.

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 06:50
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Is Tesla’s home battery revolutionizing energy storage? Harnessing tidal lagoon power in the UK, chasing rare birds in West Africa, and are whale-w...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, KRZA, KMXT, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 10, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6