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How pop culture portrays romance and addiction -- when bad breakups bring out addictive personalities

Bought by WUGA (part of GPB), Radio Phoenix, WCQS, KMUN, WVAS and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 10
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When we’ve had a bad breakup, should we try to numb the pain? One Virginia professor has made answering this question their area of expertise, with...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Conversations on Money, Politics and Science is a bi-weekly segment with KGNU’s Maeve Conran and Arjun Makhijani of the Institute for Energy and En...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 18:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Tim and I talk about the mysteries of the deep blue.

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 31:15
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“It's the end of the world where we thought nature was an infinite resource and we could exploit it without consequence,” Professor Richard Weller ...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 57:07
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In this age in which science is being advanced by large teams of scientists with budgets in the millions to billions of dollars, it is gratifying t...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The most common type of asteroids are likely to have started out as giant convecting mud balls which could still exist at the center of large aster...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KKRN, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mike Markus
What would you say to the idea of drinking a tall, cool glass of wastewater? On the face of it, it sounds, well, yucky. But it turns out you've pro...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:40
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Life as an improvisational art, at every age. This idea animates the wise linguist and anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson, whose book Composing ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Al Gore, former vice president of the United States
Former Vice President Al Gore joins Climate One to talk about his tireless fight, training an army of climate champions and influencing internation...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KSFR, WCAI / WNAN, RadioFreePalmer, KCBX and more


  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 13
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It probably won’t surprise you but boys and girls are not on a par with STEM programs: That’s the shorthand term for science, technology, engineeri...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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New warning signs from Europe point to future market instability. An industry insider explains the techniques used by the major internet companies...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 57:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Goode Solar Telescope at the NJIT Big Bear Solar Observatory, Credit: Mat Kaplan
The world’s most powerful solar telescope sits in Big Bear Lake, high above southern California. It has just been renamed for the man responsible f...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WTJU, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Legendary physics professor Al Bartlett was quick to tell us “smart growth” and “dumb growth” both lead us to the same undesirable end; “smart grow...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Across myriad cultures, human beings can tell when wild animals are upset, what does this mean? / Why the western world is half the man it used to ...

Bought by KCHU, WYAP, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Josh Mitteldorf discussed the science of aging.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 19:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Valerius Geist
Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Valerius Geist, professor emeritus of environmental science, University of Calgary.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 54:02
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Episode topics: "The Salt Fix" and mercury levels in fish.

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Caught in a Traps, Credit: Seth Shostak
When will California suffer “the big one”? A geologist recently described the San Andreas fault as “locked and loaded.” And was it only a rock fr...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WTJU, XRAY.fm, WRGY, KREV-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: A slide with slices of otoliths is ready for examination, Credit: A slide with slices of otoliths is ready for examination
Asian carp are a big threat to the Great Lakes. After one was found recently beyond an electric barrier, environmentalists and officials worried th...

Bought by Michigan Radio, WXXI, WVIK, WMUK, WCPN and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 8
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Help Is on the Way for Coral Reefs. That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KRZA, and KKFI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2017
  • Length: 07:41
  • Purchases: 3
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Can purchasing time-saving services make us happier?

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
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Climate change is making Arizona’s monsoons more severe.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
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A genetic difference between the two types of whales that could partially explain why some became so gigantic.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
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A social upbringing can offset the activity of a mouse’s attack circuit.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:00