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In an emergency, we’re told to “break the glass” and grab the fire extinguisher. If we’re in the midst of a climate emergency, is there a firehose ...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Dr. Benjamin Bergen discussed the science of swearing.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 27:57
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Laura talks to SEIU International President, Mary Kay Henry (of the Service Employees) and labor journalist Sarah Jaffe about worker wins, challeng...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:35
Caption: The photo in this episode’s cover art was taken at the Austin Convention Center during SXSW EDU 2018. It shows a collaborative wall for attendees to write on and draw on during the conference., Credit: Pios Labs
We recap the South by Southwest Education conference (SXSW EDU) in 2018 after it ends, talking about the reactions of attendees, educational techno...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 48:21
Caption: Yuri’s Night founder Loretta Whitesides presents an award to Anousheh Ansari, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Host Mat Kaplan once again attends the worldwide party for space. Join him at the Los Angeles celebration under Space Shuttle Endeavour. You’ll h...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mark Plotkin, Credit: Courtesy Richie / Amazon Conservation Team
As we hurtle into the Sixth Age of Extinctions, we face the cataclysmic loss of half the world’s biological diversity. 80% of the remaining biodive...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Topher White
This week on Sea Change Radio, we dig into our archives to learn more about the activities of two nonprofits that focus on saving rainforests. Our ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Does the internet necessarily make people nastier and more arrogant?

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 1
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He’s my step-father, but he has always treated me like a son… and like one of the guys.

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: ...wide river as ever..., Credit: Susan Cook
Shouldn't Facebook also be held accountable for their moral indifference to the human consequence of Facebook trolling that the platform's anonymi...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:35
Caption: Everyday Tech Talk, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Today on Everyday Tech we’re discussing Exercise Technology

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 05:00
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Neuroscience research needs help from many fields, including engineering. Dr. Talia Lerner describes some of the engineering tools that she uses to...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 31:00
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The theme of this episode is influenza, and how it affected the public this past season.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2018
  • Length: 52:00
Caption: Ashley Allen, Mars Corporation; Host Greg Dalton
As the planet heats up, it’s affecting many of the foods we love – when and where they’re grown, how they get to the grocery store and how much we...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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It’s hard enough to save for a house, tuition, or retirement. So why are we willing to pay big fees for subpar investment returns? Enter the low-co...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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Cool as a cucumber curved with quite the camber. This is Episode 61 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill, Credit: (c) AP Images
Recent data breaches hitting big companies such as Facebook have cause people to go into a frenzy. However, the generation that goes online the mos...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Prof. Charlan Nemeth discussed the importance of dissent.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 23:20
Caption: Artist concept of the planets circling the star known as Trappist-1, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
We have begun to understand the composition of worlds that are hundreds of trillions of kilometers from Earth. Astronomer Nikole Lewis is co-leader...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Angela Santomero discussed parenting in a screen-filled world.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 16:30
Caption: Fantastic Negrito at Live Law: Initial Public Offering, Credit: Elisabeth Fall
Life of the Law presents LIVE LAW Initial Public Offering -- stories from people pushing back against the rapid fire shifts of gentrification and a...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:35:06
Caption: Brain Dust, Credit: Seth Shostak
The brain is a hot research topic, but despite all efforts, your grey matter largely remains a black box – an indecipherable web of neurons with a ...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
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How do we ensure that the Victor Frankensteins of the future unleash no new monsters on the world?

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Moon., Credit: Susanne Bard
Could a well-thrown baseball sail from the moon’s surface into orbit?

  • Added: Apr 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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A camera based on the complex eye of the morpho butterfly could improve cancer surgeries.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00