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Neuroscientist Todd Braver explains how and why we use cognitive control.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Jun 01, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Economist Robert Frank talks about the effect of luck on our lives. An infection resistant to all existing antibiotics arrives in the US. Japanes...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 31, 2016
  • Length: 57:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA
Three NASA leaders talk with host Mat Kaplan about the progress we're making toward leaving footprints on the Red Planet. Emily Lakdawalla showcase...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, KRZA and more


  • Added: May 31, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Oliver Morton, The Economist, Credit: Ed Ritger
In an emergency, we’re told to “break the glass” and reach for the fire extinguisher. Some would argue we’re in the midst of a climate emergency –...

Bought by KRZA, KZYX, and KMUD


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Alvin Sketch , Credit: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Alvin, a deep submersible vehicle, can dive almost 3 miles into the ocean.

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  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 07:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Many people in the West-African nation of Cameroon don't have access to heart specialists or it's simply too expensive to get a check-up. So a youn...

Bought by WABE


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 03:48
  • Purchases: 1
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What's new in the field of archaeology? Aerial images are revolutionizing archaeology as satellite images and other technologies allow researchers ...

  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 04:51
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Buzzing new technology for people with hearing loss / Robots as language teachers for refugee kids / Back to basics baking bread in Italy / Detecti...

Bought by KRZA, WMUU-LP, KPIP-LP, KMUD, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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 KREV-LP, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, and WRGY


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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 WMUU-LP, WRIR, WRGY, and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: May 30, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A harbor porpoise eyes a small fish., Credit: Fjord & Belt
Harbor porpoises are championship hunters, eating nearly constantly day and night.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: May 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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The U of MN Bell Museum of Natural History just launched an online, searchable interface providing access to all of its biodiversity collections. D...

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 14:45
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Scott Belsky started Behance in 2005. Today, it's a massive digital community of creative people. But it all started with a little notebook.

  • Added: May 27, 2016
  • Length: 06:29
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Ants that build the perfect ark…what that smiley face on your phone is REALLY saying… an...

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSKQ, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 33:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Five modifications to existing models of democratic government could stem corruption and incompetence. Balancing national security with freedom of...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 57:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Engineers have designed flying robots that efficiently perch, extending their missions.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
David Toomey discussed the search for life in outer space.

Bought by WXDU, WMUU-LP, WYAP, and KMRE-LP


  • Added: May 25, 2016
  • Length: 25:38
  • Purchases: 4
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We’ve reached the end of Season 1 of Raw Data! Producers Mike and Leslie go into studio for a conversation with Worldview Director Brie Linkenhoker...

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:56
Caption: Austin hackers battled Zika data., Credit: TACC
More than 50 volunteer programmers gathered in Austin on May 15 to use Big Data to fight the spread of Zika.

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
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Episode topics: Rheumatoid arthritis and microwave cooking.

Bought by WNMU-FM and WRIR


  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: LightSail 2 successfully deployed its sails in the May 23rd Day In The Life Test, Credit: Jason Davis
The Planetary Society’s solar sail spacecraft was in the middle of a critical test as we spoke with the Society’s Bruce Betts and Jason Davis. Mat...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KFCF FM, WMUU-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Credit: Ed Ritger
At the U.N. Climate Summit in Paris last December, nearly 200 countries pledged to go on a collective carbon diet. But as most of us know too well...

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  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists uncover the genes behind birds’ flashy red plumage.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and WLPR


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Kayt Sukel discussed the art of risk.

Bought by KMRE-LP and KPIP-LP


  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 23:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Tanya Vacharkulksemsuk discussed how open postures improves one's chance at getting a first date.

  • Added: May 20, 2016
  • Length: 16:44