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Caption: Should We Bring Extinct Creatures Back To Life? , Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
Once a sci-fi fantasy explored in films like “Jurassic Park,” recent biological and technological breakthroughs indicate that reviving extinct crea...

Bought by KISU, WGCU, KGOU, NPR Illinois, and Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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We find out how it all ends.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
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The kids arrive at the base. We come up with a simple way to separate fact from fiction.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:40
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The kids run into a problem. We explore the physiology of the zombie body.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:01
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The kids continue their journey. We explore the zombie brain.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 17:33
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The kids begin their journey to Vandenberg on bikes. We find out about transportation

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 23:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Chemist Gary Patti shares how the emerging field of metabolomics, the study of metabolism, may hold clues for cancer research.

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is spreading around the world; chemist Tim Wencewicz explains what his lab is doing to solve the problem.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:48
  • Purchases: 1
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How is human milk different in the Himalayan highlands than in the United States, and what can these differences reveal about what moms and babies ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 16:40
  • Purchases: 1
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Treated for her first eating disorder at 11, Rebecca Lester now studies eating disorders as an anthropologist and psychotherapist.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:10
  • Purchases: 1
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A historian shares the story of the Nazis' obsession with natural foods, and discusses how their ideas about nutrition compare with how we think ab...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 13:38
  • Purchases: 1
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What can an ancient debate about an elephant tell us about the history of medicine?

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:57
  • Purchases: 1
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A doctoral student in education seeks to discover solutions to health inequities in the St. Louis region and beyond.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 12:15
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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
Caption: Dumbbells, Credit: Runs With Scissors
Psychologist Tim Bono describes how willpower is like a muscle and provides some research-driven tips for resisting temptation.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 11:54
Caption: Mixed Emotions, Credit: roboM8
Psychologist Tammy English discusses a few common strategies for managing emotions and working toward long-term happiness.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
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Cultural anthropologist Dredge Kang explains how political economics and other societal influences sometimes play as Cupid's arrows.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 15:57
Caption: White Matter Fiber Architecture, Credit: The Human Connectome Project
Pull our your compass, because researcher Deanna Barch is about to guide us through the Human Connectome Project.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 12:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Psychologist Jeffrey Zacks explains why people (even psychologists!) get so emotionally involved in movies.

Bought by KUER, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 12:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Your experiences shape who you are as a person. But how do they shape our perceptual abilities? Listen to how our brains process auditory informati...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 07, 2013
  • Length: 09:04
  • Purchases: 2
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It is easy to pick out human speech from background noise. But how can we do this given that all the parts of speech sound like all the other noise...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 08, 2013
  • Length: 08:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Silverback Kabirizi, Credit: Paula Kahumbu
Fewer than 800 Mountain Gorillas remain making them one the world's most endangered species. For more than 20 years people around the world have be...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2012
  • Length: 11:06
Caption: Inside Technology
15 and 30 second promos for "Dream Jobs 2011: Outside the Cubicle"

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, KMXT, WEKU, WNIN, WCPN and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2011
  • Length: :45
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Inside Technology
In Dream Jobs: Outside the Cubicle listeners will hear the stories of three very determined people who struggled to find the career path outside co...

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, KMXT, RadioFreePalmer, WEKU, KZYX and more


  • Added: Jul 28, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 27
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NASA's STEREO spacecraft are launching shortly. This episode looks at STEREO and investigates why two spacecraft looking at the sun are so importa...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2006
  • Length: 11:00