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The dominance of green chlorophyll on Earth may have come after a more purple period.

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


  • Added: Feb 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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While the media affect our vocabulary, our accents are a product of our community.

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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Female house wrens sing to defend their nest sites from intruders.

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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: An extinct glyptodont., Credit: Carl Buell
DNA evidence reveals that the enormous armored glyptodont, an extinct South American mammal, was a close cousin to modern armadillos.

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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Buyers shell out a lot less on online auctions for when the seller is female.

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


  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The carefully-planned madness and joy of OK Go’s Upside Down and Inside Out Zero-G Video Shoot, Credit: OK Go
Have you seen it? OK Go has gone where no band has gone before to make a music video. Mat talks with Damian Kulash and Tim Nordwind about the hazar...

Bought by KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Feb 16, 2016
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Sword and Scale Episode 5
Imagine a criminal conspiracy and cover-up so so massive in scale, involving the highest levels of government and industry, that it threatens the v...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2016
  • Length: 54:26
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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: A 3D printed coronary arterial tree. , Credit: Adam Feinberg Lab/Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering
3D printers can now create functional soft tissues like arteries.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Nov 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The echo of a pitcher plant helps bats find safety and helps the plant get food.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Extraction of rose scents,, Credit: A. Cheziere/Université Jean Monnet
When it comes to their scent, not all roses are created equal. Now researchers have identified the gene responsible for how fragrant a flower will ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: An Ethiopian wolf among a herd of grazing gelada monkeys., Credit: © Jeff Kerby
An unusual relationship has formed between Ethiopian wolves and gelada baboons.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hitoshi Morikawa., Credit: University of Texas, Austin
Could a drug erase the memories that keep addicts coming back for more?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Working waterman on Ocracoke., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Ocracoke Island North Carolina is like a republic unto itself, much like Key West, the Conch Republic. On the Scotch Bonnet Republic islanders have...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2015
  • Length: 24:36
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A single drug may help regenerate lost or damaged tissue.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Narwhals breaching,, Credit: Glenn Williams/NIST/Public Domain, via Wikipedia
While going about their daily routines, marine animals outfitted with sensors can collect data on ocean conditions in places that would be dangerou...

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Pericles' Funeral Oration., Credit: Philipp von Foltz/1852
How did historical leaders once address crowds of thousands, unaided by modern amplification

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A new diagnostic test identifies a patient’s entire viral history with just a pinprick of blood.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Researchers look into whether the sounds produced by wind farms disturb some imperiled birds.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Historian Larry May slips into one of his favorite places — the movie theater.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Powerful computer tools are helping musicologists study the evolution of popular music.

Bought by KMUD, WABE, KMXT, and WLPR


  • Added: May 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4