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While conservatives report more happiness, liberals show it more in their faces and the words they use.

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2015
  • Length: 01:01
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Millions of beautiful monarch butterflies have vanished along with the milkweed plant, which they need to breed and feed. Plus: Birds in cities ar...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:59
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Birds are making adjustments to live with increasing levels of human-generated noise. One Virginia scholar says that some city-dwelling birds are ...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 03:52
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Millions of beautiful monarch butterflies have vanished along with the milkweed plant, which they need to breed and feed. Plus: Birds in cities ar...

Bought by WXDU, WTJU, KUNV, KKRN, and KPVL


  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 53:55
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Caption: Maytal Dahan is a research engineer and science associate at the Texas Advanced Computing Center.
Maytal Dahan of TACC presents a SXSW 2015 meetup that brings together scientists, developers, and researchers to share skills and expertise on the ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 04:49
Caption: Rion Dooley (left) manages the web and cloud services group plus he leads the Agave API project at TACC. John Fonner (right) is part of the Life Sciences Computing Group at TACC.
John Fonner and Rion Dooley of TACC present a SXSW 2015 workshop that explores new ways big data and computational science are done and that gives ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 10:11
Caption:  Matt Vaughn (left) is the director of the Life Sciences Computing Group; and Matthew Hanlon (right) manages the Web and Mobile Applications Group at the Texas Advanced Computing Center.
Matthew Hanlon and Matthew Vaughn of TACC present a SXSW 2015 core conversation that shares their experiences building the Arabidopsis Information ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 06:27
Caption: Like a Chinese Finger Puzzle Trap, the bond between scaffolding proteins in the cellulosome strengthens when force is exerted on it and becomes one of the strongest found in living systems. , Credit: TACC
One of life's strongest bonds was discovered by biofuels researchers using XSEDE resources Stampede and Blue Waters supercomputers. This podcast fe...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:40
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Objects in the Universe which dim instead of brighten have an interesting story to tell.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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An asteroid the size of three city blocks was spotted 50 million miles from Earth. Someday it will make a close approach to our planet.

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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We've all heard that we shouldn't shop for groceries when we're hungry because we'll buy more than we need. But now it looks like hunger might affe...

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 45:27
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Dr. Nicole Labor is an alcohol and drug therapist who is also in recovery. She offers a clear description of addiction.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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"A Measure of Choice" explores the reasons that some parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children. The so-called “anti-vax” movement has be...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:44
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Insulin resistance in the brain may be responsible for mood disorders in diabetics, and may also play a role in Alzheimer’s disease and other disor...

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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An injectable clotting agent may stanch life-threatening bleeding.

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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You might think that lots of deer means a healthy ecosystem, but plentiful deer may bring about some undesired consequences. In this interview wit...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 06:42
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Radio Curious discusses the evolution of women's bodies and why they have curves with Dr. David Bainbridge, author of “Curvology:  The Origins and ...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Trucks dump their loads of single-stream recycling on the "tip floor" at Resource Management's Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Earth City, Mo., Credit: Véronique LaCapra
If you recycle at home, chances are you take advantage of a system called “single-stream” recycling: you mix all your bottles, newspapers, cans and...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:33
Caption: Elected officials hear about Virgin Galactic's LauncherOne rocket and WhiteKnightTwo air launch vehicle., Credit: Virgin Galactic
6,000 job-seekers came to the new Long Beach, California home of Virgin Galactic’s LauncherOne rocket on a recent morning. We sit down with CEO Geo...

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Henry J. Aaron, the Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Senior Fellow in the Economic Studie...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Dr. Susan Ball
Dr. Susan Ball has been taking care of patients with HIV in New York City for nearly twenty years. As she says, it has been a wild ride.

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 29:01
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How do we decide what counts as a mental disorder?

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
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Caption: Snowy Owl, Credit: Tony Hisgett on Flickr
They’re our heaviest and probably most agile owl, but they usually show up here when the winter hunting gets hard in the far north. WTIP’s Jay Ande...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 07:03
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We focus this week on three significant news stories about the oil and gas industry and its impact on water.

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 06:13
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Caption: Mars-Struck, Credit: Seth Shostak
The private company Mars One says it will land humans on Mars by 2026, but is offering passengers only one-way tickets. Meet a young woman who is r...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6