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A detective story about the infamous Piltdown Man hoax.

Bought by KFCF FM, Spokane Public Radio, KKRN, KWMR, KMUN and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: The Evolution of Evolution, Credit: Seth Shostak
Move over, Darwin. With genetic engineering, we can make radical changes to species in just one generation. As humans begin to tinker with their ...

Bought by KVNF, WXDU, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
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There Might Be a Dangerous Chemical in Your Toothpaste. That and other stories on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KKFI, and KRZA


  • Added: Sep 11, 2016
  • Length: 06:46
  • Purchases: 3
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This batch of CurrentCast features tips for clean boating, pet waste and water, teaching kids to save water, stormwater pollution, and more...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2016
  • Length: 20:00
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Stalagmites preserve a record of ancient earthquakes.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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ISS astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti on life in space and the future of moon & Mars missions / Why we're headed toward an e-bike revolution / Seven...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, KMUD, WYAP, KMXT and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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A DNA analysis reveals that giraffes make up four different species instead of just one.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Harford Community Radio, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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This year, in the wake of Flint, Michigan’s water crisis school districts around the country have been testing their tap water for lead contaminati...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:21
  • Purchases: 1
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“In Asia or Africa around 60 million years ago, snakes became more venomous, though scientists aren’t quite sure why then and there.” Sometimes und...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:03
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One of the best tales of all time from geologic history is the story of the meteor impact that killed the dinosaurs. As it turns out, though, there...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:43
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Astronomers have discovered an Earth sized planet orbiting the closest star to our Sun.

Bought by WTIP, KKRN, and KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A given piece of ground on Mars is more likely to be hit by a space rock than is an equal sized area on planet Earth.

Bought by WTIP and KKRN


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Lydia Pyne discussed her new book Seven Skeletons.

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 31:05
  • Purchases: 1
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How outsiders have influenced medicine.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 13:51
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A gene variant makes some people feel a buzz from very little caffeine.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, WMUU-LP, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Understanding the mechanism behind fibrosis could lead to new ways to prevent organ failure.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We've all heard the Earth is running out of water... but how is that measured? Is there a better way to gauge water scarcity? Dr. Kate Brauman thin...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2016
  • Length: 19:12
Caption: NASA Spinoff 2016 Book, Credit: NASA
In its nearly five decades, NASA has created or improved thousands of technologies, processes and innovations. Dan Lockney is in charge of making ...

Bought by KMUD, KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Lyrica McTiernan, Facebook; Keely Wachs, Clif Bar; Charlotte MacAusland, Solar City
The young Americans entering the workforce today will create the cool new products, technologies, and cities that will grow our economy and stabili...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Episode topics: Prenatal genetic testing and cosmetic dermatology.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WRIR


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Asteroids!, Credit: Seth Shostak
Everyone knows that a big rock did in the dinosaurs, but smaller asteroids hit Earth much more often. An astronomer describes the odds that your de...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
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One of the biggest Alzheimer's breakthroughs "in decades" / Hundreds of reindeer struck down in Norway / An extraordinary lightning event / Exiting...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Crispr gene splicing technology could be the key to saving humanity in a global catastrophe. Homo sapiens is proving that it has the discipline to...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Sep 05, 2016
  • Length: 57:49
  • Purchases: 1
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This batch of Climate Connections features climate science in your backyard, fire chiefs prepare communities for change, making Climate Connections...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio, KNAU, KRSC, KHSU, Spokane Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 04, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Climate change could be leading to food shortages for migrating birds.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3