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Hear neuroscientist, Jacqueline Gottlieb, discuss some of the cutting-edge questions in neuroscience: What is attention on a neuronal level? How do...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
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Breakthroughs in the cost of 3d printers and solar electricity are likely to have a profound impact on society. The Fermi Paradox may not be a rel...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 57:55
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Physicists just released the first data from the neutrino experiment based at the NOvA lab near International Falls. Prof. Dan Cronin-Hennessy of t...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 23:51
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Valentin Agon started 'green medicine' research in Benin 25 years ago. He received many awards for his work - especially the remedy against malaria...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: Dr Steven Rosenberg, NCI
There are multiple ways to use the body's immune system to fight cancer. One novel approach is through Adoptive Cell Therapy - you take T lymphocy...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 33:15
Caption: The NEEMO 20 crew poses for a group shot., Credit: NASA
NEEMO is a long-running NASA project that is helping to prepare us for mission to Mars and other destinations. Mat Kaplan talked with engineer and ...

Bought by KMUD, KFCF FM, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KRZA and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The view from Stehekin
Recorded on an iphone while on vacation 2 miles away from a wildfire. Recorded for KCRW's 24 Hour Radio Race.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:35
  • Purchases: 1
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A radical idea finally sees the light of day.

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


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Image of the Encina Power Station, future site of the Carlsbad Project, a 6 acre desalination plant--the largest in the United States. , Credit: Courtesy of Poseidon Water
A San Diego County Water Authority project to construct a 6-acre desalination plant, the largest of its kind in the United States, comes at a time ...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Chinese dredging vessels in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands. Still shot is from video taken by a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft (May 2015). , Credit: REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters.
After water, the largest volume of natural material used to support global growth is sand. Demand has grown exponentially in the last two decades a...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:30
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Leaked doping report of world-class athletes / India goes subterranean and subatomic / Should wearables really be subsidized? / Improving therapy f...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KPIP-LP, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
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Are you skeptical? Do you readily accept the claimed benefits of organic milk, or the whitening ingredients in your toothpaste? What about the da...

Bought by KAZU, KREV-LP, KSKQ, RadioFreePalmer, KSFR and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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SEPTEMBER HIGHLIGHTS • Feeling low in the city? Could be the architecture! • A recipe for the best tasting water • Dragonfly Secrets • Plus – Pip...

Bought by WKCC, KGOU, WGTE FM 91, KACU, WVTF and more


  • Added: Aug 16, 2015
  • Length: 40:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Darwin settled into a life as a naturalist. Whether he liked it or not, his views would find themselves on the world's stage.

  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 12:23
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Is DNA the answer to our data storage limitations?

Bought by WABE and WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A book that purifies water could help reduce waterborne illnesses in developing countries.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A new paint made up of the constituents of glass is durable, resilient, and environmentally friendly.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A new study suggests baby marmosets’ calls change as they grow up, overturning more than 50 years of conventional wisdom about primate vocalizations.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Aug 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Over the past 50 years, the Amazon rainforest has lost nearly 20% of its forest cover. We talk with the Amazon expert who coined the term “biodiver...

Bought by WKCC, KKRN, KENW, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
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Over the past 50 years, the Amazon rainforest has lost nearly 20% of its forest cover. We talk with the Amazon expert who coined the term “biodive...

Bought by WTJU, KEDT, and WABE


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 3
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In this edition of the Cannabis Radio News, we hear several important stories from California, not to mention the latest from Oregon, Alaska, Rhode...

Bought by KVMR and KFCF FM


  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Episode topics: Home improvement injuries and mold in the home.

  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
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Is it just dumb luck that the universe has just the right settings to support life as we know it?

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KTRL


  • Added: Aug 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 2
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Conditions on one of Jupiter's moons, Europa, could be similar to those near hydrothermal vents on the Earth's ocean floor. Could there be living c...

Bought by KKRN and KENW


  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The NASA Kepler spacecraft has found an Earth like planet which has spent 6 billion years in the habitable zone of its star. It is mind blowing to...

Bought by KKRN and KENW


  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2