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On this episode of Culture Clique, we visit with Dr. Dean Peterson, Director of the Precambrian Research Center and the University of Minnesota Du...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 28:12
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This batch of CurrentCast features hazards in the household, invasive mussels, sustainable seafood, and more.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
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Xavier Le Pichon, one of the world's leading geophysicists, helped create the field of plate tectonics. A devout Catholic and spiritual thinker, he...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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The click-like sounds made by deep-diving sperm whales carry personally identifying information.

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Scientists find evidence of monkey tool use dating back seven centuries.

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Researchers at the MN Invasive Terrestrial Plants & Pests Center recently compiled an extensive paper that ranks the 124 top invaders--and now they...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 21:41
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Ever hear of forest bathing? It's an idea that comes from Japan, of literally immersing yourself in nature to improve your mental and physical heal...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 19:57
Caption: Neil Armstrong's official NASA portrait, Credit: NASA
We celebrate the 47th anniversary of the first moon landing with the reprise of a conversation with author and NBC space reporter Jay Barbree about...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
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An invasive python’s own social behaviors could be its undoing in Florida.

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Can studying how certain Schedule I drugs work lead to insights about brain function?

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers are using modern technology to track the movement of rats around New York City.

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, Hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Raj Chetty, PhD, MacArthur Fellow and Professor of Public Economics at Stanford Univ...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We get our hands dirty at the zoo / Trying to survive two months without using any plastic at all / A conservation program with a difference is bri...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
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Caption: Raising the Minimum Age, Credit: Seth Shostak
We all try to fight it: the inexorable march of time. The fountain of youth doesn’t exist, and all those wrinkle creams can’t help. But modern sc...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week the fun and frivolity continues as we welcome astronomer Jim Ventura.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2016
  • Length: 59:57
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Tiny seafloor organisms can have a big impact on the whole ecosystem. Now, researchers have designed a microscope that can capture their interactio...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An audio postcard highlighting the spectacular diversity and adaptability of manzanitas

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the importance of eelgrass to ecosystem health

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the wonderful field of phenology

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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Michael Kentrianakis loves eclipses and has seen them from all over the world. Host Michelle Thaller and Mike talk about the stages of the eclipse ...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 17:38
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio postcard highlighting fungi diversity in the Klamath bioregion.

  • Added: Jul 15, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting the wide variety of cetaceans that inhabit the waters along northern California and southern Oregon.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:30
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An audio postcard highlighting the unique biodiversity in the Klamath mountains.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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An audio postcard highlighting Coho Salmon - their spawning habitat and behavior and their specialized adaptation for long-term survival.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 02:20
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An audio postcard highlighting the aquatic songbird, the American Dipper.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:30