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February 2017 Highlights • Designing Better Football Helmets with the Star System • The Roots of Cajun Mardi Gras • Predicting When and Where the N...

Bought by WNED and Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 15, 2017
  • Length: 40:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The future of driving is here, and it's not going to need drivers - Sexual assistance to the physically and mentally disabled - and the shifting fi...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KCHU, WNMU-FM, KMUD, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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A local Martin Luther King Day event is geared toward climate action. We hear more on that in this week’s edition of Big Talk with Michael Glab.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 09:01
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Tiny messengers from outer space enter our atmosphere every day.

Bought by WLPR, KKRN, KKWE Niijii Radio, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Humanity should be ready in the unlikely but potentially catastrophic situation in which a comet comes out of nowhere and is heading for planet Earth.

Bought by WLPR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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To celebrate Life of the Law’s 100th Episode, Life of the Law and the National Science Foundation brought five NSF funded scholars to the NSF Headq...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:07:16
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A new book describes how basic principles taught in college economics courses are distorted for political purposes in ways that promote inequality....

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 57:53
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ben Miller's The Aliens are Coming, Credit: The Experiment Publishing Company
British physicist turned comedian and actor Ben Miller has written The Aliens are Coming-- The Extraordinary Science Behind our Search for Life in ...

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


  • Added: Jan 10, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Cheryl Dahle
Aligning business with biology, disruptive design uses systems thinking to create models that show what “good” really looks like. Two winners of th...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Tom Toles, Editorial Cartoonist, The Washington Post, Credit: Ed Ritger
The scientific consensus is that human activity is cooking the planet. Does President-elect Trump calling it a hoax embolden others in denial? Many...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Episode topics: Epidemics and choosing a gym.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WRIR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: No Face to Hide, Credit: Seth Shostak
Face it – your mug is not entirely your own. It’s routinely uploaded to social media pages and captured on CCTV cameras with – and without – your ...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, RadioFreePalmer, WRIR and more


  • Added: Jan 09, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Living in the Stone Age in 2017. That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

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


  • Added: Jan 08, 2017
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Jan 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Anna's hummingbird's have specialized neurons in their brains tuned to movement coming from every direction.  , Credit: Copyright Susanne C. Bard
Hummingbirds have vision that’s specially tuned to fast movement in every direction.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jan 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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New research shows that gifted and talented programs overlook qualified black and Hispanic kids.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jan 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Are you hygge? No idea what it is? We’ll take a look at this Danish tradition. Also, one man’s pipe dream - to build a beer 'pipeline' under a Belg...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KCHU, WNMU-FM, KMUD, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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We improve our movements. This is called motor learning and it is a very subconscious activity. Hear about the subconscious subverting the consciou...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 15:54
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Riding the surface of the asteroid that my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Richard Kowalski recently discovered would be an incredible experience.

Bought by WLPR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Asteroid hunters rediscover and object first observed 15 years ago. It might be a candidate for mining in the future as space colonists look for r...

Bought by WLPR, KKRN, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Jan 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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New data on home ownership show disturbing evidence of neo-feudalism. A short National Science Foundation quiz on scientific literacy seems to sho...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 57:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A Moment of Science
What Obesity and a Lack of Fatty Tissue Have in Common

  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Giraffes Reveal a Secret: Four Species, Not One

  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00