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The science writer Erik Vance says that present-day brain scientists are like the astronomers of old: They unsettled humanity’s sense of itself by...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra, Credit: Steve Rouch
The Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra has been entertaining audiences for decades. The next chance to listen to the massed mandolins will be at Como Lak...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Becoming Wise, Credit: On Being Studios
The physicist Leonard Mlodinow changes how we think about the agency we have in shaping our own destinies. As a scientist, he works with principles...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 1
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Esther Perel has changed our discourse about sexuality and coupledom with her TED talks, her books, and her singular podcast, "Where Should We Begi...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Tjärnblom, Credit: Ralph Tuttila
Tjarnblom plays with a nychelharpa, cello, mandolin and harmonium. It isn’t the usual lineup for a Nordic Band. But this is no ordinary Nordic band...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Tjärnblom, Credit: Ralph Tuttila
Tjarnblom plays with a nychelharpa, cello, mandolin and harmonium. It isn’t the usual lineup for a Nordic Band. But this is no ordinary Nordic band...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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Journalist and director of arts and culture for the city of Detroit Rochelle Riley interviews author Marie Benedict.

Bought by WKAR


  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 1
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After he died, John Glanton's photo negatives were forgotten. But then a relative unearthed those images from a trash bag in a garage. The result: ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 03:02
Caption: Hoaxer, Credit: Lee Tran
Hoaxer is a band made up of Edmund Catlin, Peter Goggin, Will Kjeer, Charlie Lincoln. The band formed when all the players were Twin Cities high sc...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The 1918 influenza pandemic killed 50 million people., Credit: US Army
Scientists are learning from history’s most deadly pandemic.

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A new study shows that birds can learn from recordings in the wild.

Bought by KRZA, WLPR, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Do dogs understand our words?, Credit: Susanne Bard
How much human language does your dog really understand?

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


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A listener wants to know if skunks are repelled by their own smell.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The most helpful toddlers show empathy when they’re infants.

Bought by WAMC, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A giant insect gobbles up guppies – and other small animals.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, and WTIP


  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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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
Caption: What sets a worker apart from a queen bee?, Credit: maggiedurch/Pixabay
The diet of baby bees activates genes that turn some into workers and others into queens.

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


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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An animal that grows up, reproduces and dies of old age in just a few weeks.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers discover the genetic basis for elephants’ resistance to cancer.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Zebra finches
Researchers have discovered that when songbirds dream, the vocal muscles they use for singing become active.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A nurse works to inspire others in the profession to try their hand at inventing.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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National Parks may harbor smog along with their forests and wildlife.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A town square offers a trove of archaeological discoveries.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Swamp Sparrow, Credit: Robert Lachlan
How a small songbird’s cultural traditions persist for more than a thousand years.

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


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4