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Caption: Radar image of lakeshore on Saturn's moon Titan., Credit: NASA/JPL
Though we now peer through its obscuring haze with radar, Saturn’s big moon remains mysterious. Cornell grad student Jason Hofgartner reports on t...

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  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mildred Lake Upgrader, Credit: photos: Alex S. MacLean
Fighting Goliath tells the story of the frenetic exploitation of the Canadian tar sands and its rippling effects across the continent.

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 56:36
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Scrum-1, Credit: Maree Reveley
They say a smart athlete will use their head. But what if using your head cost you everything? That's a question being asked in locker rooms the wo...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: http://www.globaloceancommission.org/, Credit: Global Ocean Commission
In Part One of a multi-part series, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill outlines and explains the Global Ocean Commission Final Report, beginning w...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:42
Caption: Our Ocean 2014 Conference, Credit: State Department, Washington D.C.
In this episode of World Ocean Radio, host Peter Neill will highlight some of the major announcements made during the Our Ocean 2014 Conference hos...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:56
Caption: Deep Time, Credit: Seth Shostak
Think back, way back. Beyond last week to what was happening on Earth 100 million years ago or earlier. It’s hard to fathom such enormous stretch...

Bought by KVSC, WRIR, KFOK-LP, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Fukushima Survivor, Kenichi Hasegawa, Credit: Greenpeace
March 11 marks three years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster. It might be more accurate to say it marks three years since the start of this ongo...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a debilitating mental health condition that affects 1-2% of us. Now neuroscientists at University of London have ...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 05:11
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Over the past century, plastic has revolutionized the way we live. So far, we've produced about 6 billion tons of plastic - and most of it has ende...

Bought by Raven Radio, KRZA, WFIU, KMXT, and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A conversation with one of Canada's best CrossFit athletes and a Clinical Psychology candidate about hiding her non-academic competitions from her ...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:29
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Scientists discover previously unknown populations of endangered reptiles high in the mountains above Baja, Mexico.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Hawaii’s birds face multiple threats, but one small thrush on the island of Kaua’i is a success story – so far.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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3-D scaffolding in cells helps scientists understand a patient’s cancer cells and personalize treatments.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: (A) Overview of a nest. Individual brood cells are separated by thin walls of soil material. (B) The nest is closed by a vestibular cell filled with dead ants. (C) Contents of a vestibular cell. (D) Female bone-house wasp. , Credit: Merten Ehmig (A, B), Michael Staab (C, D).
Bone house wasps place dead ants in their nests to ward off predators and parasites.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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As we get into gesture control technology in cars…what if you sneezed and it changed the station on the radio? And how to get your granny online. P...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sidhartha Gautama - the Buddha - in meditation., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
The ancient teachings of Buddhism and cutting-edge discoveries in neuroscience lead to the same conclusion: our minds shape our individual realities.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 49:28
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Nancy Schoenberger chronicles the tempestuous romance of Liz & Dick in her book Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of...

Bought by WTJU, KFOK-LP, and KKRN


  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
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The Spitzer Space Telescope has been used to characterize as asteroid suitable for visitation by Astronauts.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Look for and find a celestial Traveler In The Night.

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Organizers, attendees, and panelists of the Chicago chapter of Women in Bio discuss precision medicine and the role of women in this rapidly develo...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 24:28
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nalini Nadkarni
“Queen of the forest canopy” Nalini Nadkarni is riding a new current of innovative scientists uncovering previously unexplored wonders in the fores...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
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Biochemist and entomologist Dr. Aaron Dossey is the founder/owner of All Things Bugs, a Georgia company dedicated to insect-based applications incl...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 22:07
Caption: Time for a Map, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s hard to get lost these days. GPS pinpoints your location to within a few feet. Discover how our need to get from A to B holds clues about wh...

Bought by KFOK-LP and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Alan Weil, Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs, the leading journal at the intersectio...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 25:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Breeding and sterilizing male mosquitoes with radiation to decrease their populations and the spread of diseases. Plus Egypt's Zabaleen garbage col...

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


  • Added: Jun 29, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6