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Caption: Peter B. Doran
Oil is one of the earth’s coveted substances. We love it and we hate it. Yet, it surrounds our lives every day.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Science...in 90 seconds
"Ninety-Second Science" - August 2016 release; 23 episodes

  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 34:30
Caption: Jupiter's Great Red and Great White Spots, Credit: NASA
The Juno spacecraft will enter orbit at Jupiter on July 4th. It carries a camera that will send back spectacular images from just above the swirlin...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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An exploration of the work being done in Washington State's Skagit Valley to better understand and prepare for the effects of a changing climate.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:19
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If there were a pill that gave you all the necessary benefits of sleep, would you take it and never sleep again?

Bought by KSKQ, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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This batch of Climate Connections features D.C. Universities team up for clean power, Christian values and climate change, finding uses for food af...

Bought by KPOV, KKWE Niijii Radio, WLRN, KRSC, WEMU and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Episode topics: What pharmacists do and container herb gardening.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Surviving the Anthropocene, Credit: Seth Shostak
The world is hot, and getting hotter, and our species is changing the planet with urbanization, deforestation, and industrial waste. Some say we’v...

Bought by KREV-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRIR, and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Dangerous ‘Super Bacteria’ Found in Waters in Rio de Janeiro. That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water

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


  • Added: Jun 12, 2016
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 3
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The enormous implications of mining the floor of the deep sea. It's starting. It's calledr "squalene" and is in lots of beauty products. It's usual...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 18:27
Caption: Barry Truitt at the helm., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Virginia’s Barrier Islands and the waters and salt marshes that surround them represent the most pristine coastal region on the Eastern Seaboard. U...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 27:59
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An engineless glider will take two humans and scientific gear to the edge of space.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The discovery of an object which travels out to well beyond Pluto.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Arrogance, emotion, and the importance of detachment in intellectual discussion. Achieving better communication with friends and relatives. How t...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 57:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Adult stem cells (green) and corneal cells (blue) one month after applying to the eye., Credit: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Corneal blindness affects millions worldwide. A husband-and-wife team at the University of Pittsburgh has been working toward the dream of regrowin...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 13:23
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Social psychologist Mahzarin Banaji is a pioneer of the science of implicit bias. She understands the mind as a “difference-seeking machine” that h...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 57:58
Caption: UT Chancellor Willam McRaven (left) visits the supercomputers at TACC with Executive Director Dan Stanzione (right). , Credit: TACC
University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven spoke of his path to lead the UT System of 14 Institutions, the importance of supercomputers ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:44
Caption: An engraving from Michael Maier's Symbola aureae mensae (1617) depicting an alchemical androgyne.
Several years ago historian of medicine Alice Dreger found herself in a room full of intersexed people, individuals with reproductive or sexual ana...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:33
Caption: Research Vessel Atlantis
An American scientific research ship responds to a sinking boat full of refugees in the Mediterranean.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2016
  • Length: 08:31
Caption: Fact and fiction Contact Conference all-stars.  Left to right: Carol Stoker, Michael Sims, Kim Stanley Robinson, Andy Weir, Penny Boston, Chris McKay and Larry Niven., Credit: Mat Kaplan
Space art and science fiction joined science fact at the 2016 Contact Conference in Sunnyvale, California. We talk with three well-known visionarie...

Bought by KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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You’d have to go back more than 160-years to land upon the beginning of the story of the gene.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode topics: Golf and tennis injuries and foods that sound healthy, but aren't.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: How to Talk to Aliens, Credit: Seth Shostak
If we send deliberate messages to aliens, what should we say? Scientists from diverse disciplines offer their advice. Also, a response to Stephen...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRIR, KRPS, and WRGY


  • Added: Jun 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A Pipeline We Can All Support? That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

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


  • Added: Jun 05, 2016
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Today’s dogs may have arisen from two different parent populations, on opposite sides of Eurasia.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2