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It may soon be possible to manufacture artificial blood on a large scale, but would you want it in your veins? And what about eating insects - woul...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 08, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Ray Rajotte, Scientific Director at the Alberta Diabetes Institute.
Edmonton, Alberta isn’t the place you’d necessarily expect to be making breakthrough medical advances. But that’s just what has been happening in t...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
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The most common element in all accidents is the human element. In the quest to eliminate driver error and make our roads safer, we’ve been searchin...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Believe it or not, electric vehicles used to be more popular than gasoline engines. The first practical electric car in 1884, and for decades many ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Imagine waiting to catch a train. You show up at the station and wait for the familiar clanking of wheels and squealing of brakes. This time, howev...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Gaming to identify genetic mutations. We experience India's "first augmented communication app" - an app that's giving kids with communication diff...

Bought by KMXT and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 01, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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As the US looks to prevent HIV with a daily pill, we find research into associated cancers like Kaposi's sarcoma is slow. Also, why the EU election...

Bought by KMXT and KUOW


  • Added: May 24, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Is it's time to eradicate the remaining stocks of the smallpox virus? We get inside a leaked copy of Cambodia's draft cyber law. And rubber soul......

Bought by KMXT and KUOW


  • Added: May 18, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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By the middle of the 20th century electromagnets were common and engineers had begun experimenting with using them to levitate vehicles, including...

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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You’re driving your car down a street and as you pass, a camera takes a photo of your license plate. Who is taking the photo and what are they doin...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Science research is often used to the wrong ends - like Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. We discuss the cleanup of chemical warfare. But First ...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: May 10, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Learn about a French board game that's helping school kids in Burkina Faso learn the golden rules of fighting malaria. Also an innovative Indian he...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: May 03, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Hacked by the NSA and GCHQ? We visit the German satellite communication and Internet teleporting firm that's been. Also we check in on the internat...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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As ever, we're deep and dirty in the worlds of science and technology...but we're also on the wild side. We talk vaccines and social media, before ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 20, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: FUTUREWORK: How Technology Will Redefine the Culture of Work
IEEE Spectrum Radio explores what the workplace will look like and what the meaning of work will be 30 years into the future.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KQED, WFAE, KVMR, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 32
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Meet the scientists working a camera system which they say is the safest way to control crowds, hook up with the social media project that's reconn...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We're still chasing vaccines for TB, HIV, malaria and Ebola, so how do pharmaceutical companies weighing up profit against public health? Also, man...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Apr 02, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How do you contain a virus? And what if the antivirals are duds? The US says producing drugs in Asia is a compromise. Plus, Berlin gets its own “do...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 30, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The wiperless windshield… The what?? We also investigate Europe's public transport challenge and how to maximize the best in open data. plus, we ch...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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On Spectrum this week from Deutsche Welle... - Detecting the malaria mutation gene - You and the robots - Deep listening with the CTBTO - T...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Winter storms batter the US, floodwaters ravage Britain and locusts swarm crop fields in Madagascar. Who is going to pay as extreme weather smashes...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 23, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What is the Digital Single Market in Europe? Sounds boring, right? Think again.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Was it right to kill Marius the giraffe? UK floods trigger political backlash and a bureaucratic threat to alternative energy. Host Saroja Coelho

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Feb 17, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Forget about point-of-sale displays. What if you could get people talking about your products right before they are ready to buy? Takuro Yoshida, C...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2013
  • Length: 43:00
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An investigation into the stuff that makes anything digital actually possible: rare earth minerals. Host Benjamen Walker uncovers the dark story be...

Bought by KALW, KVMR, KUT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4