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The Living Well Show presents a two part interview with Paul Bogard author or The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artific...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2014
  • Length: 28:35
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Erica Frank the Canada Research Chair in Preventive Medicine and Population Heal...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 25:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Venus Express Enters the Venusian Atmosphere, Credit: European Space Agency
Venus Express Project Scientist Håkan Svedhem tells us about the spacecraft’s harrowing descent into the Venusian atmosphere, what it is currently ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eye Spy, Credit: Seth Shostak
Who’s watching you? Could be anyone, really. Social media sites, webcams, CCTV cameras and smartphones have made keeping tabs on you as easy as t...

Bought by WRGY and WRIR


  • Added: Aug 04, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the renowned Stress Reduction Clinic at the Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School, discusses how the technique of "mindf...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Ansel Adams, Boulder Dam 1941, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
The Western U.S. is in the grip of a punishing drought. Reservoir levels are dropping, and farmers are struggling to ensure water access for their ...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, Capital Public Radio, KBRP Community Radio, WRGY, KUOW and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Noise! Lots of noise. And it's annoying. Also, the narrative of vaccines on social media. And if you're lucky enough - or not - we've got your nake...

Bought by KMXT and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Our food systems are threatened by changing weather patterns, the disappearance of bees and our carnivorous diets. We take a look at the future of ...

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


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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What was designed to be a 3 month mission has turned out to be a fascinating exploration of our next door neighbor.

Bought by WYAP and KENW


  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The NEOShield project is an international group of scientists and engineers who are developing techniques to protect us from Earth impacting objects.

Bought by WYAP and KENW


  • Added: Jul 31, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How spiders fish for their supper…why chicks dig musicians...and how that rude salesgirl...

Bought by KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Youth Producer Sean MacDonell interviews Grand Marais Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about the changing water levels of Lake Superior and the...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards.

Bought by WEZU and WRIR


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:54
  • Purchases: 2
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Businessman Tom Herlihy has 8 million employees -- 8 million, hungry, little red worms, that is. And keeping this work-force fed is a full-time job.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Who's more environmentally responsible? Seniors? Young Adults? Men? Women? When it comes to recycling glass at least, a recent study conducted by r...

Bought by WXDU, WAMC, and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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The Power Suit is back. Yep. Thanks to scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. But goodbye polyester: These suits use molecular-sized ...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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If imitation is really the sincerest form of flattery, Mother Nature must love today's story. Geckos -- those friendly little animated creatures th...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In the race to energy efficiency it looks like CFLs, or compact florescent lightbulbs, are slowly gaining on traditional incandescents. But, there'...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Smile, whale shark, you're on candid camera -- the high seas version. Whale sharks are truly impressive creatures, growing up to 66 feet long and w...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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It's stocky and dark brown with a long bushy tail, and fur softer than a mink's. Meet the Pacific Fisher. This handsome, otter-like critter related...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Welcome to Isla Earth. Or should I say, Aloha? It turns out that one of the world's top Earth Friendly getaways is the Mauna Lani Resort on the Koh...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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To prepare for climate change, sometimes it's good to get down to the bare bones. Fish bones, that is.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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You've heard about following your bliss. Well, here's a creature that's simply following dinner.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Giant pandas are about as cute as an animal can get -- and, just as endangered. Population estimates of pandas in the wild range from just 1,600 to...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Don't you love urban sprawl? Right. Thirty years ago, car-friendly developments, and the freeways to get us there, were smart planning. Today? They...

Bought by WXDU and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Jul 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2