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  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Spring is arriving early to North American wildlife refuges because of climate change.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A town square offers a trove of archaeological discoveries.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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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
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
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
Caption: A 17 cm carved stone figurine shown inside the SEM chamber ready for non-destructive imaging and analysis, Credit: (Timothy Rose/Smithsonian)
Modern technology reveals ancient techniques used in the production of purloined antiquities.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 23, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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
Caption: Mary Mallon, aka "Typhoid Mary, Credit: From the The New York American newspaper, dated June 20, 1909.
Learning about the immune system from people who catch germs but don’t get sick.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Did now-banned pesticides contribute to the obesity epidemic?

Bought by WLPR, KMXT, and WXDU


  • Added: Jul 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:05
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Lesions indicating cancer in the skeleton’s bone., Credit: (© Trustees of the British Museum
Scientists uncover a case of human cancer as old as the Pharaohs.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Dave Brubeck on the importance of Cultural Exchange

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, KBEM and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 17
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The Siberian permafrost - a sub-Arctic peat bog about the size of France and Germany - is chock full of carbon that's trapped in its frozen soils. ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1