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We humans are writing a record of our activities into the rock layers currently being produced on planet Earth.

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Jan 28, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An inspired dramatic reading from D.B.Weiss's 'Lucky Wander Boy'.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 15:58
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Advances in technology allow for less dependence on centralized systems. Separating noise from substance in human organizational development. Organ...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 57:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode topics: "Design" thinking and dandruff.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Casey draws his imaginary grandson., Credit: Pien Huang
Casey is just four, but he already has an imaginary grandson. What does science say about what imaginary friends do for kids and the adults they be...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 09:39
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Episode topics: Headaches and second opinions.

  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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Gas drilling came to southern Colorado's Raton Basin in the late 1990s, and along with it heavy traffic, noise—and what many locals believe—contami...

Bought by KRZA and KSUT


  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 08:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Gas drilling came to southern Colorado's Raton Basin in the late 1990s, and along with it heavy traffic, noise—and what many locals believe—contami...

Bought by KRZA and KSUT


  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 09:27
  • Purchases: 2
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While world leaders wring their hands over forecasts of timid GDP growth, a growing list of visionaries around the world are collaborating to redef...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Messier 5 is a globular cluster containing hundreds of thousands of stars.  It is about 25,000 light years from our solar system., Credit: ESA/Hubble
New research indicates that globular clusters—collections of up to a million stars—could provide stable environments for life, along with opportuni...

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


  • Added: Jan 26, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
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The Cosmos is overwhelming. We humans stand between astonishingly large galaxies and the vanishingly small atoms. What does it all mean? What about...

Bought by CFBX and CHSR-FM 97.9


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:52
  • Purchases: 2
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Robert Parker realized that his destiny in life was to help others and make the world a better place. Now, as a cancer research scientist, he refle...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 04:41
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Olivia was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2010. Three years later, her best friend, Allison, was diagnosed with the same disease. They talk to e...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 05:45
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Leap into leap year with your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How to keep your octopus from getting bored…inside Thomas Jeffe...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WETD, KSKQ, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Diarmuid O’Connell, Vice President of Business Development, Tesla, Credit: Ed Ritger
We’ll never win the climate change challenge if we don’t change the way we make and drive cars. In the U.S. personal vehicles account for nearly on...

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Replace What Ails You, Credit: Seth Shostak
Germs can make us sick, but we didn’t know about these puny pathogens prior to the end of the 19th century. Germ theory and antibiotics created a...

Bought by WRGY, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRIR, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This batch of Climate Connections features financing home energy efficiency, the paradox of cheaper LED lights, green furniture designs, driverless...

Bought by Rhode Island Public Radio, WCBU, WLRN, KKWE Niijii Radio, KNAU and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 17
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A New Outbreak of an Old Virus Alarms Scientists. That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

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


  • Added: Jan 24, 2016
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Studying how rats respond to the same cues that encourage people to make unwise bets could lead to better treatments for problem gambling.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jan 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Bob Kustra talks with Ford about his new book, which looks at how new technologies could soon make many jobs obsolete.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 30:37
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Brazil's fight against the Zika virus / Psychology behind mob mentality / Israel is at the forefront of a new technology for tracking birds / Track...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, KMUD, Troy Public Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Episode topics: Ovarian cancer and fall seasonal allergies.

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
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In the second episode of the new series, Palestinians Podcast, we hear from Rana Akleh, a doctoral student at Boston College. Rana artistically des...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:15
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...for "Packy" the Elephant at The Oregon Zoo. How do you feel about zoos? Nigel Rothfels reads from the book, Elephant House (with Dick Blau, phot...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:40
Caption: Io Study, Tawnee Corning
How do you capture the cosmos? The vastness, the distance of cosmic bodies, even the colors? Those are questions for Tawnee Corning, a Bagley area ...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2016
  • Length: 09:09