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An Australian bird’s special call warns its unhatched chicks of a hot climate.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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This is a special fundraising edition of "On Being" featuring Krista Tippett’s conversation with social researcher Brené Brown. Courage is borne ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 44:07
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Vantage Point Radio
Scientific evidence suggests that the universe began in giant explosion, the Big Bang. Christianity attributes the origin of the universe to God. ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
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Did you know that label terms describing meat as “free range” and “natural” have little to no legal definitions? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Re...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A trendy outfit has never been cheaper than it is today. Not only that, the fashion industry is churning out new styles so quickly that the entire ...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 18:44
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There are billions of microbes both in and on our bodies. These invisible organisms form complex ecosystems, which are passed on to us as infants t...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 39:46
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We tend to think of the world in terms of our relationship with it: as individuals, communities, civilizations. It’s harder to think about the eart...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 30:39
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We all need food to stay alive, but when we’re filling up our grocery carts, it’s not like survival is the primary motivator. If you’re listening t...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 17:07
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Think of the Anthropocene as a science fiction thought experiment. We imagine future geologists looking back into the rock record, and trying to pi...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 36:22
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As cities around the world absorb more and more people, many urbanites want to reconnect with local food. This has led to the rise and spread of ur...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 34:13
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When we think of space, we typically think of beautiful images taken by powerful telescopes and interplanetary rovers. We think of the rings around...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 31:19
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On a dwarf planet, ice volcanos appear to have shaped the surface of Ceres.

Bought by KALH, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Our world is undergoing an alarming warming.

Bought by KALH, KRWG, and KKRN


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Matt Wilkinson discussed the diversity life though the lens of locomotion.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMRE-LP


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The sloop Washington went down in November 1803., Credit: Jim Kennard
An eighteenth century sloop called the Washington has been discovered off the coast of Oswego, New York.

Bought by Michigan Radio, WAMC, WCMU, WCPN, and WBFO


  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 01:17
  • Purchases: 5
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Women might more readily fall in love with people of any gender... because of our fluid sexual nature and where love is in our brain.

  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 17:11
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New strains of lab mice are helping scientists understand complex disorders.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This batch of CurrentCast features sediment pollution, grassland restoration, swimming in sewage, and more.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
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Five things you may not know about phosphorus (but probably should): 1) It’s an essential element to all life on Earth – so it’s a critical ingredi...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Anthropocene is characterized by exponential global change driven by human activity. But humans have been impacting the planet since the very e...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 26:34
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Trash. Garbage. Refuse. Waste. Call it whatever you like, this is the stuff we deal with everyday that we no longer want in our lives. It’s not tha...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
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Perhaps you’ve noticed recently that there’s been a shift in way experts are approaching climate change. While much of the focus (rightly) continue...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 34:40
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“Oil is the blood; steel is the body; but rare earth elements are the vitamins of a modern society.” While many of us can’t even pronounce elements...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 30:16
Caption: It takes a supercomputer to grow a better soybean. Knowledge of the soybean in the U.S. has come a long way since its start in the 1700s., Credit: TACC
It takes a supercomputer to grow a better soybean. A project called the Soybean Knowledge Base, or SoyKB for short, wants to do just that. Scientis...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 11:18
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Population growth won't be the only reason for increased food demand in the years ahead--the changing diets of the world's growing middle class, fr...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2016
  • Length: 20:14