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Caption: A Moment of Science
Insects Eager to Eat More Crops from Rising Temperatures

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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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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The byproducts of Greek yogurt could be turned into jet fuel.

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: A Moment of Science
Appetite Increases When Eating in Front of a Mirror

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Feb 03, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Every Time You Eat a Fig, Remember a Fig Wasp Lost Its Wings

  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
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Did you know that food manufacturers pay supermarkets hefty prices to have their products placed in strategic supermarket locations? Join Food Sleu...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jan 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
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You might think of Coca Cola as an iconic American brand… but it was born in the South. How did Coke’s Atlanta birthplace shape what the soft drink...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and KVLU


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 25:24
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Arminio Órtiz Pérez, Credit: Eilís O’Neill
Working on a dairy--especially a small dairy--is one of the most dangerous jobs in the country, more dangerous even than construction. Over the pas...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 20:18
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Did you know that industrial agricultural practices, such as the use of antibiotics and arsenic in poultry production, pose health risks to workers...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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How did Huntsville, Alabama become home to a whole host of German restaurants? It has more to do with rocket science, than with Southerners’ love o...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 33:42
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Did you know that J. Edgar Hoover expressed concerns over the Black Panthers’ empowering community food programs? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Debra Ramirez, a Mossville native. , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
The residents of Mossville, Louisiana have long prized self-sufficiency. Founded by freed slaves in the 1700s, Mossville was a place where everyone...

Bought by KVLU


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 31:37
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Shirley Sherrod on the porch of the antebellum mansion at Resora Plantation , Credit: Photo by Tina Antolini.
Shirley Sherrod’s introduction to the intermingling of agriculture and racism came when she was 17 years old, with an incident that changed the cou...

Bought by West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WJCT, WABE, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Jan 01, 2016
  • Length: 50:14
  • Purchases: 4
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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
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Coffee, tea, and cocoa are just some of the crops that could be affected by rising carbon dioxide levels and temperatures brought on by climate cha...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 30, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1