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The UnCommonCore Podcast explores the ideas, experiences and perspectives that make us all different. Content includes everything from live to tape...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2018
  • Length: 38:02
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Most of us probably think our everyday actions are based on decisions our mind has already made. But a Virginia researcher says we make decisions o...

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KSFR, WOUB, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 20, 2017
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 5
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Doctors often suggest managing diabetes through diet and exercise, but that’s primarily for type 2 diabetes. Those who suffer from type 1 diabetes ...

Bought by KENW, WAMC, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KSFR, and WOUB


  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 5
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When we’ve had a bad breakup, should we try to numb the pain? One Virginia professor has made answering this question their area of expertise, with...

Bought by KUER, PRX Remix, KENW, WAMC, and WEZU


  • Added: Aug 04, 2017
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 5
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About 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Some of the most aggressive forms of breast cance...

Bought by KENW, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 4
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With spring come flowers, green grass, and new leaves on the trees. But those welcome sights also bring some not-so-welcome allergies. What causes ...

Bought by KENW, KRZA, and WABE


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 03:32
  • Purchases: 3
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UT Austin biologist Rebecca Young traces the genes behind monogamous behavior using Wrangler data-intensive supercomputer.

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 08:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Audubon is best known for his 435 paintings of American birds. He came here as a young man in the early 1800s from France with a talent for self-ta...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:47
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This river is a tributary of the mighty Amazon. It snakes through one of the world’s most treacherous jungles and it’s where President Teddy Roosev...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A central player in every major church-state-separation battle for decades, the author describes political issues of the day, the new influence of ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 14, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Mary has developed a career specializing in popular science and doing it with respect and wit. Since the publication of her first book “Stiff,” she...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Oct 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:15
  • Purchases: 1
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Orville and Wilbur, DIY scientists, were bicycle mechanics at the turn of the 20th century in Dayton, Ohio before they changed our world. David Mc...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 09:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This Paonia, Colorado National Book Award finalist describes a thriller version of possible future water wars in the American Southwest. Is this an...

Bought by KRZA, Radio Newark, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Brain illustration , Credit: The Popular Science Monthly, 1894
The early days of neuroscience relied on tragedy to strike before doctors could peek inside the brains of humans. Today advanced technology helps s...

  • Added: May 28, 2015
  • Length: 43:39
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As runners gear up for race season, Christopher McDougall's book is timely. He spurred on the barefoot running revolution several years ago with hi...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and Radio Newark


  • Added: May 22, 2015
  • Length: 09:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: 1963 CDC poster for the oral polio vaccine., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
In 2014 the United States had 650 reported cases of measles, a disease made preventable by a vaccine introduced 30 years ago. The majority of these...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:27:06
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Fen’s book, “Fraser’s Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica,” shows his passion for this otherworldly place and many of its two-footed in...

Bought by Radio Newark, KCMJ Community Radio, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 3
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British naturalist and jungle survivor of Borneo, Amazonia and the Congo, O’Hanlon sets off this time on a commercial fishing ship in the harsh wat...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2
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In this enlightening memoir about her parents’ deaths, the author lays out some of the difficulties in having the so-called good death when teamed ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 2
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During the first generation of American psychiatry, no figure was cited as an authority on insanity and mental functioning more frequently than Wil...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 18:11
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In “1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus,” science writer Mann describes what some of the North and South American nations looked ...

Bought by WTJU, KCMJ Community Radio, and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2014
  • Length: 10:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Orloff is an Asst. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA who incorporates energy medicine in her practice. In her fifth book she invites reader...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jun 26, 2014
  • Length: 09:53
  • Purchases: 2
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Karen's latest book is “Reaching the Animal Mind.” Having started out as the world’s foremost dolphin trainer, Pryor is responsible for developing ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Is the octopus a genius? A shapeshifter? An entreè? Katherine Harmon Courage investigates these questions and more in her first book, Octopus! The ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 16, 2014
  • Length: 22:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Food guy Michael Pollan’s new book is “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation.” He is a personable, well-spoken walking encyclopedia of Ameri...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Jun 14, 2013
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 2