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When somebody decides that it’s time to kick drugs, who is there to help them? In this explosive expose, we reveal a chronically underfunded drug t...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 43:06
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Radio Curious visits Wind Cave National Park in the Black Hills of southwest South Dakota, and speaks with the park's Chief of Interpretation Tom F...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
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Do you remember DARE? It’s a drug education program, but researchers say that it doesn’t work because it exaggerates the harms of drug use. We prof...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 34:46
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Prevention, treatment, harm reduction, and enforcement—Vancouver’s four pillars. It’s the most progressive drug plan of any city in North America. ...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 29:33
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WTIP's Bob Carter chatted with Marc Abrahams, editor of "Annals of Improbable Research, " about the 2014 Ig Nobel prizes recently awarded at Harvar...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 21:18
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On this edition, we follow the path from script to a produced story about plant communication with Peter Frick-Wright and Robbie Carver.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 19:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA Control
Every system must get an immediate "GO!" response to the mission commander. (From 1990s)

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: :46
Caption: The Golden Gate Bridge, standing strong., Credit: Isabel Angell
Throughout film history, the Golden Gate Bridge has been leveled in earthquakes, ripped apart by apes, melted, and even bitten in half by a mega-sh...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Reclaimed Soul host Ayana Contreras brings us rocket-fueled soul music with outer space themes.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 13:30
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In Part II of a 2-part series on the Global Water Contract, World Ocean Radio host Peter Neill explains the Committee's progressive recommendations...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:21
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A telescoped version of NASA audio as it tells the public specifics about the shuttle as it glides in for a landing.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:34
Caption: In this laser frequency comb, colorized for illustrative purposes, the solid lines are the star spectrum and the dots are the artificial laser spectrum. The dark gaps in the star spectrum represent different chemical elements in the starlight. Long-term s, Credit: European Southern Observatory
It’s terribly hard to find exoplanets that look like our homeworld. The search requires development of astoundingly powerful and precise instrumen...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Gillian Foulger discusses intra-plate volcano sites.

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 24:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dacher Keltner, Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley, Credit: Ricki Ward
Despite abundant evidence that climate change threatens our planet, that issue is overshadowed by more immediate concerns for most people. Without...

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Who's Controlling Whom?, Credit: Seth Shostak
Ants exhibit the kind of swarm behavior that is the model for the next generation of tiny robots. But biology can get hijacked: a fungus can seize...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WYAP, KAZU, WRIR, WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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A weekly news report about water from H2O Radio.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 10:24
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When you live on a computer, every hair on your head is numbered — every click, too, every date and breakup, every want and need. Christian Rudder,...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
Caption: Commentary by John C. Brice, JD
Ebola is Airborne and the Government knows it. But they're telling you it isn't. And they're not closing off air traffic from the affected countr...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
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Will technology end the use for translators? Creating computer games that engage personal stories rather than guns. Self-confessed "selfie addict" ...

Bought by KMUD, KUOW, KMXT, Radio Phoenix, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Oct 12, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Hindus adapt traditions and adopt new eco-friendly cremations, world religious leaders speak out on climate change, and Peru's Quechua religion co...

Bought by WFIU, Raven Radio, KMXT, and Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Oct 12, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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This round of CurrentCast features stories about clean boating, conflicts over water, wetland wonderlands, and more.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 20:00
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Heightened curiosity about one subject primes people to learn less interesting information as well.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: People flock to the Delirium Cafe in Brussels, Belgium for some of the same reasons fruit flies flock to yeast., Credit: (Marcello/Flickr cc-by-nc-nd/2.0)
Beer owes its distinctive aroma to fruit flies.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Can you imagine a world without functioning antibiotics? Sadly, we’re headed in that direction due to overuse and misuse of these precious drugs, ...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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A semi-trailer truck sized, rapidly rotating, asteroid comes almost to the distance of the communication satellites from Earth.

Bought by WKCC and KKRN


  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2