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Caption: More than thirty years after being added to the EPA's National Priorities List of toxic cleanup sites, much of New Bedford Harbor remains off-limits for fishing., Credit: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
New Bedford’s role in both whaling and electrical manufacturing took a toll that city’s Harbor. The history of pollution is recorded in the mud at...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 48:38
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Technology inspired by nature, to help nature. That's the case at the University of Michigan, where engineer Xiaobo Tan and zoologist Elena Litchma...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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And to the Red Light District, for birds. Migratory birds make amazing journeys to their wintering grounds and back. But conservation scientist Joe...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 31, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Britain's Navy, it was once said, ruled the waves! Someday the island nation hopes to command its tides, and generate clean electricity.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The environmentally polite thing to do in the future might be to give your battery the flu. That's right: Batteries may soon run on a virus.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Forget using the Internet to track fashion trends. Internet chatter may actually be able to predict ecological changes.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Sharks, it seems, are not unpredictable nomads. They're more like commuters: As predictable in their travels as the office carpool. And that fact c...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Recent Attacks Targeting Canadian Soldiers Offer Politicians Rationale to ...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Science goes down a slippery slope… mice take a spin in the woods…and giant rocks on the...

Bought by KSKQ, KSQM 91.5 FM, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Deemable Tech: Tech help worth listening to.
Eva thought she was calling HP for help with her printer, but the number she found online connected her with a scam artist. Ray and Tom help her ou...

Bought by WYAP


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Laurence Steinberg discussed the neuroscience of adolescence.

Bought by WRNC-LP and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 31:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Not too many years ago only the MOST progressive school districts were introducing technology into the k-12 classroom. For the rest it was either u...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 03:39
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We wrap up our three-part series on data and privacy with a look at some ways big data can improve our communities. Technology and big data are del...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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First, legendary creator of iconic television programs, All in the Family, Sanford and Son, The Jeffersons, and others, Norman Lear tells his story...

Bought by WCWP


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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MESSENGER is the Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging mission that has been orbiting the innermost planet for more than thr...

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM


  • Added: Oct 28, 2014
  • Length: 28:51
  • Purchases: 1
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The distribution of fresh water to meet growth and increased demand has historically relied on massive planning structures. The impacts of climate ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Wildlife biologist Doug Bell birdwatching at the Altamont Pass, Credit: Judy Silber
California entrepreneurs saw potential in the gusty winds that blew out at the Altamont Pass, between the Central Valley and Bay Area. By the mid-’...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:09
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“The goal is Zero Waste by 2020, and we think that is an achievable goal.” Those words from former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom back in 2009 p...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 06:04
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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
Caption: Windpower, Credit: Cape Wind
Offshore wind farms are sprouting up off Asia and Europe. But Jim Gordon has been fighting to build the nation's first offshore wind farm for 14 y...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:32
Caption: Dayna Baumeister
Biomimicry is decoding astonishing treasures from nature’s recipe book that we can mimic for our technological and industrial practices. Biomimicry...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: John Warner
Master green chemists and educators John Warner and Amy Cannon say the radical growth of green chemistry is showing we can have good chemistry with...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
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The role of soil microbes in human health is largely a mystery. The public is told that we need genetically engineered crops and their related herb...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Andreas Wagner discussed the arrival of the fittest.

Bought by WYAP, KPVL, and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 24:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mary Mallon, aka "Typhoid Mary, Credit: From the The New York American newspaper, dated June 20, 1909.
Learning about the immune system from people who catch germs but don’t get sick.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00