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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
Caption: People flock to the Delirium Cafe in Brussels, Belgium for some of the same reasons fruit flies flock to yeast., Credit: (Marcello/Flickr cc-by-nc-nd/2.0)
Beer owes its distinctive aroma to fruit flies.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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If you thought the "Heartbleed" bug was bad, get ready for Shellshock, as the Bash Bug is much, much worse. 70 percent of all computers -- includin...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 05:01
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Target, Michael's, AOL, EBay, Jimmy John's -- there's been a massive data breach discovered every month this year. Here's some perspective on the s...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 04:49
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Is public radio on the cusp of expansion or disruption? PRX CEO Jake Shapiro and Current.org's Mark Fuerst talked about listenership and public rad...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 10:41
Caption: Isaac Cann, Credit: L. Brian Stauffer
Human gut microbes could break down grasses into sugars for biofuel production.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Deemable Tech: Tech help worth listening to.
Miraya heard she can use different keyboards on her iPhone 6, but how does she do it? Ray and Tom help her out in this week's Ask Deemable.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
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Cybersecurity risks increases daily as more and more of our private information is stored online--and the biggest threat isn't necessarily hackers....

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 18:47
Caption: "We See Thee Rise" University of Toronto Convocation Hall, October 1, 2014, Credit: The Planetary Society
We welcomed 1,600 Canadian space enthusiasts to the University of Toronto for our October 1st celebration of Canada in space! Join Mat Kaplan and ...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Inside Technology
IEEE Spectrum Radio explores the not too distant future of commercial automotive industry technology.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, and KMXT


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: What's the Difference?, Credit: Seth Shostak
We make split second decisions about others – someone is male or female, black or white, us or them. But sometimes the degrees of separation are i...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Accessible Media Inc. Station Account, WYAP, WRIR, WSLR and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on Conversations on Health Care, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Robin Guenther, FAIA, Principal at the global archit...

Bought by KVSC and WRIR


  • Added: Oct 06, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
Caption: Dr. Richard A. Deyo
One of the most frustrating medical complaints for patients and doctors is back pain. Professionals and patients expect the usual medical diagnosis...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 28:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Join tech wizards Ray Hollister and Tom Braun as they answer your questions about computers, smartphones and the Internet. They'll also talk about ...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2014
  • Length: 52:00
Caption: Microphone, Credit: Grant https://www.flickr.com/photos/visual_dichotomy/
What do our voices say about us? On this edition we explore voice and identity. We'll hear from someone who nearly lost their voice as well as the ...

Bought by WNJR and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Cheney interviews a fellow commuter on the A-train.

  • Added: Oct 03, 2014
  • Length: 06:16
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What are the failed promises and real risks of GMO crops? Is the “co-existence” of genetically engineered (GMO) and non-GMO crops really possible?...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Batman step aside! You're no match for these polluting villains. Polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, make the Riddler look like a saint. They're fo...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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There's a bounty on carbon dioxide molecules these days. And for good reason. Too much C02 can create global trouble by trapping heat in our planet...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Forget Chicken Little's paranoid delusions about the sky falling. With chicken litter, we really do have a problem. More than 5.6 million tons of i...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Farmers, start your vacations. Because after crops come in, you can leave the debris where it is and let microbes do the rest.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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If you're wondering how our penguin friends in the Antarctic are doing these days, here are the cold, hard facts. Their poo is getting mighty pollu...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Hello, Bluefin Tuna. Tag, you're it! No, you're really it -- you are among the last of a species that once thrived throughout the Atlantic.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Sep 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1