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Investigative reporter Judy Bachrach talks about her new book Glimpsing Heaven. Scientists may have underestimated green energy's potential for fi...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 57:53
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First, in June of 2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody to four-star general in the US Army: The first woman to ever achieve that r...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WCWP, KTSW 89.9, and KEDT


  • Added: Jun 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:53
  • Purchases: 4
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This batch of Climate Connections features dry farming, battery powered homes, a diet for a warmer planet, and more.

Bought by WETD, WCBU, KNAU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KRSC and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Explorer in Residence, Credit: Rikki Ward
“The ocean is where most of the action is,” says Sylvia Earle. “It's not just where most of the water is, it's where most of life on earth is. It'...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: All who suffer from rheumatism, gout, sciatica, lumbago, torpid liver, indigestion … or any form of disease or weakness should avoid poisonous drugs, quack medicines … and try the marvellous curative efficacity of Mr. C.B. Harness’ world-famed bona-fide “, Credit: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.
FOR FAST-ACTING RELIEF, SLOW DOWN. (Lily Tomlin) Here is a podcast about a great article I found that shows data supporting the development of a n...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 07:13
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Episode topics: Gout - it's origins, causes and current treatment and the importance of patient-centered care and how new training initiatives are ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: It's All Relative, Credit: Seth Shostak
How Einstein’s theories radically changed our ideas about space, time, and gravity. His ideas may be esoteric, but they’re essential to such every...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, KRPS, WYAP and more


  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Can politics have a positive effect on objectivity in science?

Bought by KTRL, KWTF community radio for Sonoma County, WRNC-LP, KWMR, and KSKQ


  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: LightSail stretches its sails in low Earth orbit., Credit: The Planetary Society
After a roller coaster ride that included a maddening eight-day silence, the LightSail test mission finally achieved all of its major goals. Leader...

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


  • Added: Jun 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 5
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How space changes perspectives, Europe's latest drug reports, Smart meters in our homes, and Mars simulators on Hawaii. Presented by Zulfikar Abbany

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 14, 2015
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Preparations for Paris climate conference -- Students show climate negotiators how it's done -- Tips from Europe's Green Cities on how to go green ...

Bought by Raven Radio, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, Radio Phoenix, WFIU, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 14, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A single drug may help regenerate lost or damaged tissue.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: This house in central Oklahoma was damaged in 2011 by an earthquake caused by injection disposal wells deep below the ground., Credit: Brian Sherrod/USGS/Creative Commons License 2.0, via flickr
What’s behind the sudden surge in earthquakes in the middle of the United States?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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New microelectronic devices may get their energy through Wi-Fi signals.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Narwhals breaching,, Credit: Glenn Williams/NIST/Public Domain, via Wikipedia
While going about their daily routines, marine animals outfitted with sensors can collect data on ocean conditions in places that would be dangerou...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr Jack West, Credit: GRACE
Lung cancer is the No 1 cause of cancer related death in the United States. Which is why the whole of this episode is devoted to the latest lung c...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 39:58
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Aquatic animal tracking via satellite telemetry leads to surprising discoveries about long-distance migratory behavior.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Join us for an interesting and fun conversation with planetary astronomer, Alessondra Springmann. She’s working on NASA’s Osiris project and could ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:02
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A Public Service Announcement For Neurotransmitters

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 05:14
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In his book, “Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era,” James Barrat peers into the future to explore the perils ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 30:11
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For people who can’t sleep, cognitive behavioral therapy could be an effective alternative to drugs.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode topics: Sensible approaches to eating during the holidays and an explanation on new health information technology and its accompanying term...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Geologist Phil Skemer gets to crush rocks for a living. Find out how and why he and his team build instruments that can mimic conditions deep insid...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 12:55
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The Lau Basin in the Pacific Ocean has been studied for decades, but new information unearthed by doctoral student Sean Wei surprised all the exper...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 12:00
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How did the Cameroon Volcanic Line form? Geologist Aubreya Adams is on the hunt for clues.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 11:58