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Caption: Masten Space Systems’ Xodiac in flight with PlanetVac as one of its feet, Credit: Bruce Betts
Join Mat Kaplan in California’s Mojave Desert for special coverage of not one but two rocket flights and a real world test of PlanetVac, the innova...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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A mother and a nurse created a device to help other breast-feeding moms.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 01, 2014
  • Length: 22:32
  • Purchases: 1
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The Total Artificial Heart is one of the many wonders of modern medicine. Elliot Majerczyk has this report on a medical team pioneering a new techn...

Bought by KENW and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 14, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 2
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A woman carries a baby to term for her best friend, whose chronic disease would make pregnancy hazardous.

  • Added: May 27, 2011
  • Length: 06:58
Caption: Carl Stiansen and Sir Patrick Moore
Sir Patrick Moore talks about his life in astronomy, life on Mars, and playing music with Einstein.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2008
  • Length: :18
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The waters near the Papua Province of Indonessia is home to a stunning variety of marine life, including species never before seen.

  • Added: Apr 16, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Maybe there's hope for troublemakers. Some creatures thrive in hot water...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2007
  • Length: 01:32
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Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf? Certainly not wildlife lovers in eastern Germany...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
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A study in the journal Nature found that up to 90 percent of the larger specimens of these species have disappeared from the world's oceans.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Amphibians have existed for 300 million years. But in recent decades, 168 species are believed to have gone extinct, and almost 2,500 others are di...

Bought by KMXT and KZYX


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Trading carbon credits, or "cap and trade," is a promising free-market solution.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Have you ever wondered where migratory birds get all the energy for such long, grueling flights? Well, there are pit stops along the way, like the ...

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  • Added: Jan 12, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists studied seven plots of rainforest in Borneo, Malaysia, India, Puerto Rico, Panama, and Thailand. They took a complete census of all the ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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First, pollution and over-harvesting caused the population of Puget Sound oysters to plummet. And then, a new sea creature came to town! The "arche...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Car sharing is catching on in cities across the country. Today, about 92,000 people belong to car-sharing services like Zipcar and Flexcar.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Why do we grow old and die? Most scientists cite genetics, environmental factors, and chance. Shane Rea, a scientist at the University of Colorado,...

Bought by KMXT and KMXT


  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Small but mighty is one way to describe the organism called "salp." A report in the journal Deep Sea Research suggests that salp, along with the ti...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
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Have you ever wanted to help "green up" your town, but the project seemed too daunting? This inspiring story is about how a handful of folks in Tac...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A lot of medicines are derived from plants. And today, the growing popularity of traditional medicine has many of us using herbs to prevent and tre...

Bought by KMXT, KOSU, and WEPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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There's an alternative way to treat wastewater: filtering it with live plants and even snails!

Bought by KMXT, KOSU, and WEPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A team of expert veterinarians is always on alert to help save animals from the devastating consequences of marine oil spills.

Bought by KMXT, KOSU, and WEPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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"Green" buildings incorporate the latest technology to squeeze the most out of the energy that's used for heating, cooling, and lighting. They're a...

Bought by KMXT, KOSU, and WEPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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American chestnut trees once made up 25 percent of the eastern forest. People could pick chestnuts and roast them on an open fire. Their wood was ...

Bought by KMXT, KOSU, and WEPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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The endangered American Crocodile may owe its future to conservation measures taken near a nuclear power plant. The Turkey Point plant in south Flo...

Bought by KMXT, KOSU, and WEPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 3
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We've all marveled at the shifting patterns that clouds form in the sky. Beyond capturing our imagination, though, clouds play a vital role in Eart...

Bought by KMXT, KOSU, and WEPS


  • Added: Dec 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 3