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New potent antibiotic shows promise. The search for Earth-like planets makes new inroads with planet-hunting telescopes seeking other life. And, th...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 25, 2015
  • Length: 29:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Wind, solar power and other renewable energies are becoming increasingly popular in Nigeria, where more than 100 million of its 170 million citizen...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 03:20
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Booming waistlines point to our obesity problem - especially among kids. Lisbon - Europe's next IT boomtown? Science appears to be booming in Afric...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, KVSC, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Resolutions ~ many of us vow to somehow become a better person as the new year begins, whether that's through ending bad habits, paying more attent...

Bought by KMUD, KVSC, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 11, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The energy start-up M KOPA is harnessing the power of the sun, supplying impoverished households with solar power in Africa. Report by Victoria Ave...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 03:01
  • Purchases: 1
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One of the most revered selfies in the world...Leonardo da Vinci, find out how Italy is looking after it. Meet the healthcare workers training to f...

Bought by KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 04, 2015
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A look back - the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission, the Ebola outbreak, naked selfies, the anti-rape bra, and glowing bike paths. The best o...

Bought by KMUD and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 29, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We've got mad sounds...4D sounds, plus freshly printed 3D technology. Also we take a look back at the social media year that was. And we cook a Chr...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Disaster relief is not only about food and shelter - communications and the Internet are top priorities. Also, the science of tears - feel better f...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 14, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Sometimes society fixes itself, and sometimes it needs a little help from technology. Obesity - does it lead to cancer? An ultrasound machine that'...

Bought by KMUD, KVSC, and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 07, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Flying cars...but will they ever take off? Mapping all the oceans in the world - with only 5% already charted. But first, what are the ethics of th...

Bought by KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 30, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Going down, into the sewers - where scientists think bomb factories can be detected. Also, net neutrality - should all data on the Internet be trea...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, KVSC, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Cosmic radiation, how Czech scientists want to detect it and why we should care. Ramping up cyber security and the trouble with telephones' sound q...

Bought by KMUD and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 09, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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"Pushy North Americans" - is this what tech entrepreneurs in Europe need to learn? Can legislation to protect doctors from litigation encourage inn...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 02, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Natural specimens stored for hundreds of years. Code Against Cancer, would you read it? follow it? And 'Art or Not?' - privacy and identity online...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 26, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Polio is on the rise where it was once eradicated. So what's happening with vaccines? And why diseases can re-emerge. Also, are journalist's too ho...

Bought by WYAP, KMUD, KMXT, KVSC, and Radio Phoenix


  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Around 10 percent of world’s cotton comes from Africa. However, most of this cotton is now taken to Asia for further manufacturing. Is Africa's tex...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2014
  • Length: 03:37
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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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Students building a satellite to predict earthquakes. India's unstoppable space ambition. And, Prof. Fouchier details the challenges of influenza r...

Bought by KMUD, KMXT, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Oct 05, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Hope for success-human trials on Ebola vaccines begin. Powerful pee-will your toilet be able to power your home? And does wearable tech help you be...

Bought by KMUD, RadioFreePalmer, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 28, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Chemical weapons is a messy disposal business. And lessons we've learned from influenza in the fight against Ebola and other infectious diseases. P...

Bought by Radio Phoenix, KMUD, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 21, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Internet-addiction is a real problem. Danny from the UK recently became the world’s first self-confessed ‘selfie addict.’ He helps others cope with...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, Accessible Media Inc., and KUOW


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 05:49
  • Purchases: 3
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DNA fingerprinting 30 years after Sir Alec Jeffreys' discovery and we explore a case study in DNA forensic science. Ashya King's battle for proton ...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 14, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Robot surgery? A breakthrough in India. Testing a week with Google Glass, and a handy way to pay. Also, how prepared is Europe's busiest airport fo...

Bought by WYAP, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 07, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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The Parisian lovelock selfie campaign that's no bridge to a tourist's heart. Also, Europe looks set to fail its target for measles vaccination. An...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 31, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2