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Caption: Carl Safina
Calling someone an “animal” means they’re less than human – not worthy of respect, rights, or even of life itself. But in truth -- and in biologica...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: James Nestor
In the late 20th century, a handful of scientists proved that aquatic mammals have advanced communication capabilities and a consciousness striking...

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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Whether it's soldiers returning from war or youngsters recovering from mass shootings, or any other kinds of sudden or on-going trauma, the need fo...

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Philip Ackerman-Leist
The village of Mals, Italy is on the eastern Swiss boarder in the shadow of the Alps. It’s been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. Recently, th...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Paul Halpern
It was an unexpected, auspicious meeting. Originally, the mentor and student were not even assigned to work together.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Liza Mundy
The iconic image of Rosie the Riveter is cemented in America’s history and imagination. Meanwhile the book and movie Hidden Figures ignited an inte...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: NASA's pathways to the Red Planet., Credit: NASA
A human mission to orbit Mars might be possible by 2033, and it might be accomplished at reasonable cost and with existing or nearly-ready technolo...

Bought by KWMR, KMUD, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WXAV 88.3FM, and KFCF FM


  • Added: Apr 07, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Cassini Saturn mission Project Scientist and host Mat Kaplan touch the plumes of Enceladus at JPL., Credit: Merc Boyan, The Planetary Society
Emily Lakdawalla coined the phrase, and it is exquisitely appropriate. We’ll visit the Jet Propulsion Lab on its Icy Worlds Day to learn more about...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KFCF FM, and KWMR


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 3
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When Klaas Martens transitioned to organic farming, his neighbors at the local coffee shop bet how long it would be before he went broke. But Marte...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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Can organic farming feed the world? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with New York State...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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The part of our brains that is responsible for generating creativity evolved throughout human existence to serve a problem solving function. If yo...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Warren Krane
Commander Warren Krane and the crew of the Peregrine arrive at Hermitage Station in a remote region of space to attend an Officer's Ball where the ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 21:58
Caption: Emotion Roadmap Leading to social and emotional learning in schools
6 Seconds is a global organization and network supporting people to create positive change - everywhere, all the time. With offices in ten countri...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2013
  • Length: 55:24
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Until recently, most researchers believed the brain stopped developing cognitive ability after a certain age. But a new study suggests otherwise.

Bought by Harford Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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: VAN JONES, founder of Green for All, Credit: Courtesy Richard Hume, Experience Life magazine
Environmental visionary Van Jones, former White House special adviser for green jobs, is featured

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, KBBI, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KWIT, Marfa Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 16, 2010
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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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Feature on Hearing Technology for the Deaf

Bought by WGCU


  • Added: May 14, 2004
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 1