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"Bye-bye birdie"…birds are in decline in Europe to the tune of 400 million since 1980. Energy goes avant garde with solutions in Germany. And, envi...

Bought by WFIU, Raven Radio, KVSC, KMXT, and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 07, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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This round of CurrentCast features stories about rain gardens; biofuel from seaweed; invasive Asian carp; and more.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2014
  • Length: 20:00
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Both younger and older people can readily learn new information, but older people have a harder time filtering out irrelevant and distracting infor...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Touching the miniature buildings on the map activates auditory information and directions. , Credit: University of Buffalo
3-D talking maps use a variety of sensory modalities to help the visually impaired find their way around college campuses and other institutions.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Alan Turing, 1951, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Alan Turing has been compared Albert Einstein and Leonardo Da Vinci. Turing was a founding father of computer science and an instrumental world war...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 49:32
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The forest elephant population in Cameroon has dropped by 60 percent in the last 10 years and the decline continues. Elephants and hippopotamuses a...

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Dec 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A small asteroid will make close approaches to Earth, our Moon, and Venus.

Bought by KMXT, WYAP, and KENW


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We are discovering many small asteroids which pass closer to us than the Moon. Very rarely one of them crashes into the Earth or Moon.

Bought by KMXT and KENW


  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Jason Gallicchio discusses the physics of particle entanglement.

Bought by WRNC-LP, WYAP, and KPVL


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 32:08
  • Purchases: 3
Caption:  We can see that neurons fire when people complain of central pain, but still no one knows why. , Credit: Gerd Altmann
Cindey LeGeyt and Danielle Cellucci have fatigue and intense pain all over their bodies, and they believe they have a disease. But many people say ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 08:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: UM doctoral student Wylie Carr is part of a research team collecting public opinion on the controversial idea of climate engineering. His travels have taken him to Kenya, the Solomon Islands and the northernmost point in Alaska., Credit: Catherine L. Waters
Wylie Carr studies climate engineering - a 'Plan B' for global warming. The idea terrifies him. Someday, however, his daughter may need to decide w...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 05:31
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British naturalist and jungle survivor of Borneo, Amazonia and the Congo, O’Hanlon sets off this time on a commercial fishing ship in the harsh wat...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Spoiler alert. Famed physicist Kip Thorne says you might be able to survive a plunge into a black hole after all! That’s just one molecule of the ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 2
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A mother and a nurse created a device to help other breast-feeding moms.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 22:32
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Eric Viire, Medical and Technical Director of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE Comp...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: The Delray Beach, Florida ocean outfall discharges 13 million gallons per day of treated sewage, up-current of a coral reef. , Credit: Steve Spring | Marine Photobank
Externality refers to a disconnected or unconsidered consequence. Hydrofracking, mountaintop removal, filled wetlands, carbon emissions, and plasti...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:05
Caption: Long Live Longevity, Credit: Seth Shostak
The science of sticking around: The latest in aging studies, why there's a silver lining for the silver-haired set (older people are happier), and ...

Bought by WRGY, WRIR, Accessible Media Inc., WYAP, and KRPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A weekly news report about water and water issues around the globe.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 06:19
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This batch of Climate Connections features vegetarian fish food; algae as a climate solution; rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy; and more.

Bought by WORT, KNAU, WLPR, WNIJ, KACU and more


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Oil drilling's threat to the Canary Islands, the cost of air pollution in the European Union, and we take a look ahead to the World Climate Summit ...

Bought by WFIU, Raven Radio, KUOW, WOUB, KVSC and more


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Flying cars...but will they ever take off? Mapping all the oceans in the world - with only 5% already charted. But first, what are the ethics of th...

Bought by KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In Colorado the state’s Medical Marijuana Scientific Advisory Council chose 8 research grant proposals to fund with a total of 9 million dollars. ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 08:05
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Have you ever bathed in paint? Canary yellow or baby blue? Well of course you haven't! But almost three million Americans could have last year, sin...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Mother Nature doesn't fly a crop-duster -- she doesn't need to. A research team at the University of Warwick, England, recently discovered a natura...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Mangrove trees are simply amazing, in a sci-fi kind of way. They live in perhaps the most hostile plant environment imaginable -- a coastal war zon...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1