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In “1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus,” science writer Mann describes what some of the North and South American nations looked ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: In the summer monsoon season, grass carpets the Chiricahua foothills., Credit: Aengus Anderson
In the wake of a catastrophic fire, researchers use Arizona's Chiricahua Mountains to look centuries into the future of climate change and ask "wha...

Bought by KAWC


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 06:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Disease Detective Badge, Credit: CDC
They’re called disease detectives – the nation’s medical eyes and ears on the lookout for disease outbreaks and bioterror attacks. They’re the Epid...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 09:04
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In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill uses lyrics composed by a 20th century musical legend to reflect upon the challenges we face...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
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A team of globetrotting, besotted scientists faces a new kind of terra incognita.

Bought by KCHW, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KWMR, KMUN and more


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: ZZZZZs Please, Credit: Seth Shostak
The science of why we sleep and technology that may allow us to record dreams.

Bought by WRGY, WYAP, WRIR, and Accessible Media Inc. Station Account


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Deane Marchbein, MD, Anesthesiologist and President of the U.S. board of directo...

Bought by KRZA and WEZU


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Coral reefs are declining at an alarming rate. Local efforts in the Caribbean are in effect to try to save them; replanting coral using artificial ...

Bought by Raven Radio, WFIU, KMUD, KUOW, KMXT and more


  • Added: Aug 24, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Atomic Scientists have created temperatures hotter than the Sun inside two buildings here on Earth. They are trying to create stars on Earth to re...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:55
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The beverage industry spends billions of dollars each year convincing us that sugary beverages will make us “happy.” In reality, sugar-laden drink...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Standing Room Only we go to the First United Church in Bloomington for a talk by Dr. Bernice A. Pescosolido. The subject of the ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 59:43
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WTIP's Dick Swanson spoke with Dr. Miriam Tatzel, a psychologist at Empire State College in New York, about why true happiness involves personally ...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 18:47
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By looking at a star as one of its planets passes in front of it, astronomers are able to learn about its atmosphere.

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  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Men may be from Mars but women are exploring it.

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Caption: Students in a Chinese immersion class in Utah., Credit: Photo by Stephen Smith
Schools across the country are trying new ways to teach based on brain science. Teachers say current techniques are failing, but new approaches can...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KUHF, KAWC, KWGS, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 21, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Sliman Bensmaia explains the sense of touch.

Bought by KMUD, WYAP, and KPVL


  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 28:18
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Caption: Neela Banerjee
Even the most casual followers of energy policy have become aware of the controversy surrounding the massive expansion of fracking in this country ...

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Is it a boy or a girl? What happens when babies are born with ambiguous genitalia.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:09
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The Rosetta Spacecraft's arrival at a comet's nucleus has begun a process of discovery.

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  • Length: 02:00
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The Duct Tape Dragons are a scrappy robotics team made up of disadvantaged youth from the Portland Boys and Girls Club.  They don’t have the resour...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 06:35
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Caption: The interior of the target chamber at the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. The object entering from the left is the target positioner, on which a millimeter-scale target is mounted. Researchers recently used NIF to stu, Credit: Damien Jemison/LLNL
The most bizarre things happen to matter at pressures millions of times higher than what we feel on Earth’s surface. Physicist Rip Collins of the L...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Aug 19, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Renewable energy is rapidly shifting to a higher profile sector of the way Americans derive electricity and "green jobs" expert Van Jones offers hi...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Know Laughing Matter, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why we evolved to laugh plus side-splitting jokes about electrons and relativity.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Ultimate Hook Up, Credit: Seth Shostak
Our love-affair with computers marches on: if we wire human brains directly to them, where does the mind end and the machine begin?

Bought by KREV-LP and WNJR


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ebola - is now the best time to experiment with clinically untested drugs? Also, do Uganda's free adult male circumcisions help to fight HIV? And, ...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2