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In an extended interview with Roland astronomer Lord Martin Rees talks about global catastrophic risks that represent threats to the continued exis...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 57:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Distant dust helps bring vital nutrients to mountain ecosystems.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Artist’s concept of Brane Craft about to wrap itself around space debris. The paper-think spacecraft will then slow and deorbit the potentially dangerous object., Credit: The Aerospace Corporation
The Aerospace Corporation has been innovating since 1960. Now it’s headed by a former leader of “New Space” company Virgin Galactic. President and...

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


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Henk Ovink, Credit: Peter Magielsen
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
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Episode topics: Cupping and yogurt.

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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June 2017 Highlights • Disaster Relief – No good deed goes unpunished • If buildings could talk • A fine feathered dinosaur • Cancer – the deadly c...

Bought by WRFA-LP


  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 40:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Thousands of lives are saved every year due to successfully performed organ transplants, but the process can be full of surprises. Reporter C. Vaug...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 06:34
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Meet the Founder of Shower Beer, Beer Specifically Created for the Shower.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:59
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“We could be having so much fun that there just isn't time to consume resources on a quantity, or produce waste on a quantity that would be problem...

Bought by KTRL


  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Joshua Seidman, PhD, Senior VP for the Center for Payment and Delivery Innovation at...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:01
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Transhumanism, human uploads, and Homo Deus: It's all about artificial intelligence - the rise of our machine overlords. What's going to happen? W...

Bought by KCHU, WMUU-LP, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Compulsions often manifest as rituals, like excessive ironing., Credit: Cami Mesa
Every day, Hilary Zurbuch grappled with a nagging fear that if she didn’t look just right, something bad would happen. Zurbuch lives with obsessive...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 13:25
Caption: Your Brain's Reins, Credit: Seth Shostak
You are your brain, everyone agrees. But if your brain is damaged, are you still responsible for your actions? We hear of the first person to pl...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Is it cruel and immoral to keep any sentient being captive?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KRZA, KTSW 89.9, KMRE-LP, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dr. Rush Holt
The Trump Administration is calling for drastic cuts in scientific research and development.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Some night owls may have a mutation that lengthens their circadian clock.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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How does our brain associate certain smells with vivid memories?

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s annoying to have to reapply sunscreens throughout the day, and researchers are working on longer-lasting versions.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“How to ‘Handel’ Coastal Erosion.” That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KKFI


  • Added: Apr 09, 2017
  • Length: 07:48
  • Purchases: 2
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The polar ice caps are the smallest in recorded history.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A small asteroid orbits the Sun in less than a year.

Bought by KKRN, KUPR low power FM, and WLPR


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Why do astronomers feel a giant new telescope on top of Mauna Kea is so important? What will Hawaii — and the scientific community — stand to lose ...

  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 38:39
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Do you know the challenges government regulators face when attempting to warn the public about health risks related to chemicals and ingredients in...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tracy Hellem, Credit: Cal Reynolds
"We're kind of in a place where our hands are tied." Tracy Hellem, an assistant professor of nursing in Montana, is among a select few who've tried...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:08

  • Added: Apr 06, 2017
  • Length: 02:00