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New technology may make it possible to feed everyone after a global catastrophe. The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and how two men cha...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 57:53
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This week on Conversations on Health Care hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease ...

Bought by WJCU and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jul 23, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Science Café Bloomington recently hosted a discussion with Daniel Cervantes, the director of Bloomington's Feynman Observatory, about citizen scien...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 58:47
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Episode topics: Migraine headaches and online coordinated family medical care.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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New research reveals a strange fact – a special type of neuron channel (HCN) makes us dumb. Hear about basic neuron mechanics and the supposed func...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 07:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Interview with Ashley Vancy

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 14:55
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Michael I. Norton is professor of business administration in the Marketing Unit of the Harvard Business School, where his research includes the eff...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:12:18
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NASA's New Horizons--the first mission to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt--ended its 9 1/2-year journey recently as the spacecraft reached Pluto and star...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 22:38
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What does the Second Law of Thermodynamics have to do with anything? Why does it matter that heat can never travel from a cold body to a hot one?

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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Have you ever wondered just how small a community of humans can be and still function fully? Don't trust what you see on television.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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Two is a pretty modest number, isn’t it? I mean, how much can you do with two? I am not asking college students; we all know what their answer woul...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Few things excite mankind’s attention quite as much as free energy and better weapons do, and the otherwise anonymous and largely ignored element, ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:30
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What would you call that eerie ability to see things that are unseen by others? You’d call it “a sixth sense”, wouldn’t you? Well, you’d be wrong. ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Over four hundred years ago, Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake by the church for heresy, yet, today, he's remembered as a martyr to science. H...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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What happens when a very expensive space probe mission falls flat on its face and fails? It's not always as bad as it seems.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
Caption: Dr. Vance Vredenburg swabs frogs to test for chytrid., Credit: DR. VANCE VREDENBURG SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY
I’m in a room stacked with rows of 50 gallon fish tanks, surrounded by gurgling water pumps. But this isn’t a fish store. I’m with conservation bio...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:28
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David A. Pizarro is an associate professor of psychology at Cornell University, where he studies moral judgements and the influence of emotional st...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:15:03
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Can computer programs help people feel more comfortable sharing their personal problems?

Bought by WLPR and WABE


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Satellite image of a plankton bloom in green, off the coast of Patagonia. , Credit: NASA
Marine microorganisms make clouds brighter and more reflective.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A soft-bodied, high-jumping robot really gets around.

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brian Greene
Theoretical physicist and string theorist, Brian Greene understands some of the world's most difficult mathematic equations and, here's a neat tric...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 36:23
Caption: Dr James Gulley
Checkpoint inhibitors such as nivolumab, pembrolizumab, atezolizumab do not work well in cancers where there is no underlying immune response. One ...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 34:38
Caption: Mat Kaplan and guests at KPCC waiting for New Horizons to phone home from Pluto., Credit: Southern California Public Radio
Join our live audience for highlights of an amazing evening, featuring Jim Bell, Bruce Betts, Mike Brown, Emily Lakdawalla and Bill Nye the Science...

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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“There's one on the ground there. Are there two? No way! Are they mating?” I turn to ask longtime monarch sanctuary volunteer, Barb Thomas. We hove...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 08:22
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Episode topics: Wearable health technology and the anatomy of wrinkles.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 28:00