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This week on the show: You need more sleep - No, you’re not the only one in zombie mode. A sleep deprivation "epidemic" is getting measurably ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2020
  • Length: 30:00
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Can we beat the traffic by taking to the skies? Sailing over freeways in a flying car, getting to work in minutes instead of hours, has long been t...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WLPR, Maine Public Radio, KBBI and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show: Self-driving carnage - Drive into a child, or swerve and hit two grandparents? Such horrendously difficult choices will...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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PG&E has had a bad few years. A series of record-breaking wildfires culminating with 2018’s devastating Camp Fire propelled the California utility ...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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Despite having the top-selling luxury car in 2018, and a loyal if not rabid customer base, Tesla has been facing major challenges. In August, maver...

Bought by WCQS, KUOW, WMRA, MPR News Stations, KUMD and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 13
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This week on the show: What would you ask a Neanderthal? We can bring Neanderthals back, a la Jurassic Park, with technologies we have today. So...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

Bought by WCQS, WMUU-LP, KFOI Radio, NPR Now, KVMR and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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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The math is clear: lowering greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to keep the earth below 1.5 degrees Celsius of post-industrial warming. The late...

Bought by KBBI, KVMR, Gallatin Valley Community Radio, WKAR, KVSC and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KVCR, KAAD-LP, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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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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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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The price of solar power has declined dramatically in recent years. That’s good news for homeowners, the environment and the economy. Renewable pow...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KWIT, and NPR Now


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
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After more than a century of ruling the roads, oil is starting to lose its dominance over the auto industry. More and more automakers are introduc...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KWIT, KUHF, and NPR Now


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Bill Nye, Television Host and Science Educator
As the Science Guy, television’s Bill Nye inspired a generation of children to love science as much as he does. But these days, he’s speaking to a ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WLPR, NPR Now, KCMJ Community Radio, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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Sex prescribed as Medicine with Dr Nicole Prause Phd. a Neuroscientist researching human sexual behavior and the physiology of sexual response. Th...

Bought by KFOI Radio


  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 27:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Everyday Tech Talk, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
The risks of divulging personal information on the internet and how much online privacy internet users really have.

Bought by WCBU, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KHSU, and WTJU


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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On this episode, Amy Odell, the editor of Cosmopolitan.com and director of Editorial Strategy for RedbookMag.com, chats with Julie about how to fin...

  • Added: May 04, 2017
  • Length: 29:36