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Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Hari Manoharan talks about nanostructures of carbon.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2014
  • Length: 26:22
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Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide has been linked to a mysterious fatal kidney disease among farmers in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. Join Food...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Rocks from the Moon can end up on the surface of the Earth and be worth more than diamonds or gold.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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The Rosetta Spacecraft's arrival at a comet's nucleus has begun a process of discovery.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Radio Curious revisits a conversation with Spencer Wells, author of “Pandora’s Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization,” published in 2010, about...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
Caption: An app designed by university researchers and students helps government officials and health workers visualize the spread of Ebola in Liberia.
Students and faculty from U.S. universities have teamed with the Liberian Ministry of Information and an American tech company to help fight Ebola....

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:55
  • Purchases: 2
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This round of CurrentCast features stories about lead in tap water, saving California almond crops, the return of the rain barrel, businesses consi...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 20:00
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Weekly water news report released every Sunday from H2O Radio.

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 11:14
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Planetary Scientist Jim Bell of Arizona State University joined other experts in front of the US House of Representatives Space Committee on Septem...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: http://www.arctic-council.org, Credit: The Arctic Council
In 1996, the high level intergovernmental Arctic Council was formed to promote cooperation and interaction among the Arctic states. In this episode...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:23
Caption: Freedom Trail tour guide, Matt Wilding, in costume as Ebenezer Mackintosh, giving a tour of Boston's historic North End neighborhood, Credit: Christina Gustafson
It's the summer of 1776 and America's at war with England. Washington's army has taken back Boston, but in the middle of this terrifying time, Abig...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 09:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Skeptic Check: Is It True?, Credit: Seth Shostak
We often hear fantastic scientific claims that would change everything if true. We examine news stories that seem too sensational to be valid, yet...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WYAP, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: Sep 15, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Healthy people need the flu shot every year, especially to help protect those who are more vulnerable to complications from the virus.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Viruses spread from room to room much more quickly than you might think.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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An early intervention for autism shows promise for helping babies who have not yet been diagnosed with the condition.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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DNA fingerprinting 30 years after Sir Alec Jeffreys' discovery and we explore a case study in DNA forensic science. Ashya King's battle for proton ...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Will eating American bison burgers help save the threatened species? And why has Vietnam’s rice bowl turned salty? With water drying up in Sao Paul...

Bought by WFIU, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Can you remember what it was like for you to learn your native language? Probably not, but why is that? As humans, we begin learning to speak our...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: A Scaled Quail takes up residence in the oasis, Credit: Carolyn Ohl-Johnson
A birder knows the lure of water. And Carolyn Ohl* dug and dammed Southwest Texas desert to make an oasis, especially for hummingbirds. She lives n...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, KWMR, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 03:36
  • Purchases: 3
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Astronomers have discovered a planet, twice as old as the Earth, at the right distance from its Sun to harbor life.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Humans have become used to having artificial Earth satellites. The close passage of a comet or a mega solar flare could disable them.

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Sep 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Theoretical/Computational Physicist Miguel Alcubierre, Credit: UNAM
Inspired by Star Trek, distinguished physicist Miguel Alcubierre developed the general relativity-based model for warp drive 20 years ago. Hear wh...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jazz pianist Kenny Werner: the accidental guru of the musical self-help movement
Are jazz musicians more prone to mental illness? Can jazz be therapeutic? And what can musicians do to get over performance anxiety? We'll answer t...

Bought by XRAY.fm, KDRP Community Radio, KPVL, KSRQ, KMUN and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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An American pediatric brain surgeon describes his remarkable recent journey to Africa and David Scheffer recalls his years of behind-the-scenes neg...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2014
  • Length: 58:59