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Several young Nigerians are using technology to drive social change. 'Follow the Money' uses open data to trace funds for victims of lead poisoning.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2016
  • Length: 03:45
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Sports Data Tracking ~ With Europe always in soccer fever, DW's Digital Europe takes a look at the rise of tech sensor technology and what it mean...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 07:19
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What's new in the field of archaeology? Aerial images are revolutionizing archaeology as satellite images and other technologies allow researchers ...

  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:51
Caption: Brandon Eng and Mark Skinner work in the comfort of Skinner's house where Eng has been sleeping on the couch the past year.  , Credit: (c) 2016 Tara Lanigan
Former Syracuse University students Brandon Eng and Mark Skinner met on the club frisbee team. They combined their skills to create an innovative,...

  • Added: May 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:00
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The ethics of automated wheels: Apple tapping the German auto engineering genius for help with self-driving cars? / Do bluefin tuna eat human being...

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

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Ageless Aging: Growing old is a fact of life. What is science doing to stop the aging process? How can people live longer? Spectrum goes to the Int...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, KMUD, WNMU-FM, KRZA and more

  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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- New tech law to protect Britain? Sweeping powers to monitor the public's Internet use and the authority to hack cellphones and other devices -...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 06:05
  • Purchases: 1
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You think wearables are just for gym and fitness bunnies? Well, think again - they have lots of others uses that don't involve exercise. Digital Eu...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 06:50
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A young Zimbabwean artist has embraced digital media to create the positive story of a country that has in the past made headlines for the wrong re...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 02:55
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Without an official birth certificate - as for many Africans - one does not exist in society and lives a life on the outside of society: unable to ...

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Mar 12, 2016
  • Length: 03:14
  • Purchases: 1
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The North Atlantic Right Whale is highly endangered, but identifying individuals is a labor of love. A new software can now make researchers' work ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 06:28
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Travel apps help you get around big cities. DW Correspondent John Laurenson lives in Paris, where his life recently changed when he started using a...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 05:53
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Why are researchers failing to report the number of animals used in studies? Living a life of deception - pedophilia. We remember the futurist arti...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, Troy Public Radio, KZYX, KRZA and more

  • Added: Jan 17, 2016
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 6
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A new digital technology is helping to transform cemeteries. Simple headstones are being fitted with chips to ensure the memory of the deceased is ...

Bought by WABE

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 1
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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
From: Bishop Sand
Series: Sift
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What is life? In the first installment of our "origin of life" topic, hear various attempts to define life and ponder the life of the internet.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Bestselling author Joel Garreau shows in his book, Radical Evolution, that we are at a turning point in history. At this moment we are engineering...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
Caption: The Stairs hydroelectric dam in Big Cottonwood Canyon, one of the oldest sources of electricity for Salt Lake City., Credit: Ross Chambless
Do you know where your electricity comes from?

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 06:12
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We dive into the Schrödinger's Cat paradox and ask what it reveals about the nature of quantum mechanics and physics in general.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 09:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: An Iraqi holds up his non-functioning phone., Credit: Associated Press
From Signal Interrupted, on April 30, 2010. War News Radio reports on a new device that's interrupting communications in Iraq.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2010
  • Length: 06:31