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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
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This week we're back to school…taking a good look at Distance E-Learning, or digital learning, the devices we're using to wise up, how it might be ...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 24, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Ebola - is now the best time to experiment with clinically untested drugs? Also, do Uganda's free adult male circumcisions help to fight HIV? And, ...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Noise! Lots of noise. And it's annoying. Also, the narrative of vaccines on social media. And if you're lucky enough - or not - we've got your nake...

Bought by KMXT and KUOW


  • Added: Aug 01, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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India's electric shock bra, can it help stop rape attacks? And, as conflicts and tensions intensify in the world we look down the track and at the ...

Bought by KMUN, WYAP, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
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In the US we look at company chosen by NASA to develop a lunar lander. And will messing with the sex life of the mosquito make them sterile? We als...

Bought by WYAP, KUOW, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 3
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What happens when science, and traditional medicine fail, say, for people trying to conceive? Well, you can go to the man of a hundred kids. Also t...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 13, 2014
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 2
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As we get into gesture control technology in cars…what if you sneezed and it changed the station on the radio? And how to get your granny online. P...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We get to the grips of toilet technology with India's first ever bio-digester toilet. We also meet the makers of Posteo, a secure kind of analog em...

Bought by KMXT and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 29, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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"Nairobi Sessions" is a platform on YouTube devoted to East African urban music. It's for musical acts that are established but have yet to make a ...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 03:45
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We're mind mapping, predicting decisions before we know it, getting hooked up to brain controlled interfaces, up ultra close to neurons and brain s...

Bought by KUOW and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 22, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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“E-ELT”, aka the European Extremely Large Telescope, is the world's largest telescope and construction is about to begin. Volvo's making driverless...

Bought by KMXT and KUOW


  • Added: Jun 15, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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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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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
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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