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Caption: With All Our Mites, Credit: Seth Shostak
You can’t see ‘em, but your face is a festival of face mites. And a new study finds that hundreds of different tiny spiders, beetles, make your ho...

Bought by KUNM, WRST-FM Oshkosh, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Air Apparent, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s easy to take air for granted, but – unlike food and water – you can’t live more than a few minutes without it. This invisible chemical cockta...

Bought by KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Everyday Tech Talk, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Today on Everyday Tech we’re discussing Technology that can help you and your family stay healthy & safe.

Bought by WTJU and WCBU


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! The sound of a tennis champ…the voice of a giraffe…the secret first aid ingredient secre...

Bought by KSKQ, Tri States Public Radio, KVSC, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Nibiru! (Again!), Credit: Seth Shostak
Some people are predicting a world-ending collision between Earth and planet Nibiru on November 19. But it won’t happen, because this hypothesized...

Bought by WTJU, WMUU-LP, KBBI, RadioFreePalmer, and WRGY


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: DNA: Nature's Hard Drive, Credit: Seth Shostak
A new place to store your animated GIF: in a living organism’s DNA. Researchers have done that as proof of concept that the molecule is a great rep...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, KTRT RADIO INC, KMRE-LP, KBBI and more


  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How binge-watching messes with your sleep…how your diet affects your health – and the pl...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSKQ, KPOV, KVSC, Tri States Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sex Post Facto, Credit: Seth Shostak
Birds do it, bees do it, but humans may not do it for much longer – at least not for having kids. Instead, babies will be made in the lab, with ge...

Bought by WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KBBI, and WRGY


  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Too Big To Prove, Credit: Seth Shostak
Celebrations are in order for the physicists who won the 2017 Nobel Prize for the detection of gravitational waves. Unfolding over a century, the ...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, KUNM, WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: On Defense, Credit: Seth Shostak
The military is a dangerous calling, but researchers are trying to make it safer for troops. Writer Mary Roach investigates how scientists work to...

Bought by KUNM, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: It's In Material, Credit: Seth Shostak
Astronauts are made of the “right stuff,” but what about their spacesuits? Find out why suiting up on Mars will require more flexibility, and the...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, WMUU-LP, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WRGY and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Sandra shares the latest: How to beat the traffic – with a friend…tadpoles in a Head Sta...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KVSC, Tri States Public Radio, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Skeptic Check: Aliens - The Evidence, Credit: Seth Shostak
In the new film, Arrival, extraterrestrials once again pay Earth a visit. But many believe the aliens are already here. How good is the evidence?...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, WTJU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Plan of a Hack, Credit: Seth Shostak
Before cyber criminals were stealing ATM passwords, phone phreaks were tapping into the telephone system. Today “hacking” can apply to cyberwarfare...

Bought by KTRT RADIO INC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Born Legacy, Credit: Seth Shostak
We know how the stars shine, but how do you make a star? We take an all-night ride on SOFIA, a high-flying observatory, to watch astronomers inves...

Bought by WTJU, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KTSW 89.9, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 04, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Elements Never Forget, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s elementary, Watson. Things are in flux – from the elements in the air you breathe to party balloons. We investigate a massive, historic nit...

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


  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Slide into September science with Sandra! Back to school means beating math anxiety, the...

Bought by KSKQ, Tri States Public Radio, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Musical Universe, Credit: Seth Shostak
In space, no one can hear you scream, but, using the right instruments, scientists can pick up all types of cosmic vibrations – the sort we can tur...

Bought by KAZU, WTJU, WMUU-LP, WCAI / WNAN, CHSR-FM 97.9 and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: On Thin Ice, Credit: Seth Shostak
Ice is more than a repository for water that would otherwise raise the level of our oceans. It’s part of Earth’s cooling system … a barrier preven...

Bought by KAZU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, CHSR-FM 97.9, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Adam Savage, Credit: Seth Shostak
Can an opera singer’s voice really shatter glass? Can you give your car a rocket-assisted boost and survive the test drive? Now that the series h...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, CHSR-FM 97.9, WYAP, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
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A teenager tries to find love on AOL without revealing her true identity. The Mortified Podcast is part of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortifi...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2017
  • Length: 18:08
Caption: Caught in a Traps, Credit: Seth Shostak
When will California suffer “the big one”? A geologist recently described the San Andreas fault as “locked and loaded.” And was it only a rock fr...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, WMUU-LP, WTJU, XRAY.fm, WRGY and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Summer fun means practicing safe sun! The love lives of spiders and fireflies – how to t...

Bought by Tri States Public Radio, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSKQ, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: What Goes Around, Credit: Seth Shostak
It’s not just tin cans and newspapers. One man says that everything can be recycled – cigarette butts, yoga mats, dirty diapers. Even radioactive...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, KUNM, RadioFreePalmer, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Eclipsing All Other Shows, Credit: Seth Shostak
Watching a total solar eclipse is said to be a life-changing experience. We help you make the most of Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017. No ec...

Bought by Moab Public Radio, WBEZ, KISU, KCPW, WAMU and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 29