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A listener asks: Why do I get a headache if I go without coffee?

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Dec 30, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A new report finds that global fisheries could boost both sustainability and annual catch.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Could fungi be a key to safer and longer lasting lithium ion batteries?

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Scientists are isolating and synthesizing the chemical compounds that make hops bitter, and studying their medicinal properties.

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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You can thank fruit flies for your favorite wine’s fruity “nose”.

Bought by WTIP, KSFR, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Chemical structure of fructose., Credit: (That kiwi guy/Wikipedia)
Does the sugar fructose fool us into eating more calories than we need?

Bought by WXDU and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Yaupon tea is brewed from the leaves of Ilex vomitaria., Credit: Mary Vaux Wolcott
Can you get a caffeine fix without growing your carbon footprint?

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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You can thank fruit flies for your favorite wine’s fruity “nose”.

Bought by WVTF, WKSU, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The practice of cheesemaking goes back many centuries in various cultures around the world. (A page from the 14th century Medieval handbook Taccuino Sanitatis from the Biblioteca Casanatense in Rome, Italy)
Central Europeans developed a dairying culture at least 4,000 years before they evolved the ability to digest milk.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 01, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Olive oil may help protect the cardiovascular system against the ill-effects of air pollution in cities.

  • Added: May 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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The human nose may be capable of distinguishing one trillion unique odors.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Cocoa Powder, Credit: Susanne Bard
The heart-healthy benefits of dark cocoa are the work of gut bacteria.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Grapefruit and some medications don't mix., Credit: Wikipedia
Grapefruit can interact in potentially dangerous ways with a variety of prescription medications.

Bought by WXDU and KREV-LP


  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Big Board offers a stock exchange... for beer., Credit: agencyQ
A new restaurant is trying to corner the market on neighborhood pubs, with beer prices that fluctuate in real time, based on customer demand.

Bought by PRX Remix and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 2