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Caption: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill, Credit: (c) AP Images
Recent data breaches hitting big companies such as Facebook have cause people to go into a frenzy. However, the generation that goes online the mos...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
Caption: These silk threads are produced by silkworms but based on the protein spiders use to spin a web.        , Credit: Kraig Biocraft Laboratories
The silky strands made by spiders are prized for their strength and suppleness. Now, scientists in the Great Lakes region are using technology to r...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Michigan Radio, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 8
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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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Between a changing climate and an invasion of parasites, it’s a tough time for the little honeybee. A Norfolk woman’s quest to give bees a home may...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 6
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When refugees come to a new country the language barrier that they face can be problematic. One challenge they face is being able to report crimes ...

  • Added: May 09, 2016
  • Length: 03:20
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Tune into our Innovate CSR interview with Dana Marlowe, president and cofounder of Accessibility Partners, to learn how the company works with gove...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 38:07
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Rendered follows up with Etsy about some of the concerns sellers brought up about the company on our April episode and get an update on how the com...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2015
  • Length: 18:09
Caption: Chris Zapata shows a guest around Noisebridge, Credit: Holly J McDede
Every day, more than two dozen people pass through a hackerspace in San Francisco’s Mission district called Noisebridge. At its broadest, “hackersp...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 08:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: This is a look up from the 86th Street Station construction site.
The New York City Subway is a complex system that keeps NYC running and it is still being built. Hear the reasons for the initial construction, the...

Bought by Hark!, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 14, 2013
  • Length: 08:43
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Cameron Smith testing out his homemade, hand-sewn space suit, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The maker movement is taking off and the private space industry is booming right now. So, naturally, some fearless do-it-yourselfers are crafting t...

Bought by Marfa Public Radio, Hark!, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTIP and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Air National Guard students train on maintaining the MQ-9 Reaper at Hancock Air Base in Syracuse, NY., Credit: David Sommerstein, NCPR
Drones, or unmanned aircraft, are making headlines for their controversial attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan…and for how they could be used for s...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 07:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Philip Janicak of Rush University Medical Center adjusts his TMS machine. , Credit: WBEZ/Gabriel Spitzer
Host Gabriel Spitzer explores how doctors are using magnets to tweak the brain's machinery and treat depression. Plus, how magnets and radio waves ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI, KISU, KUT, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2012
  • Length: 08:25
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Diagram of the holometer at Fermi Lab
In this episode, stories of two researchers: one measuring the shape of music, and another hunting for signs that the world is flat.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Aug 10, 2011
  • Length: 08:40
  • Purchases: 1
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News and features on the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2011
  • Length: 08:33
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There are certain questions that get scientists really excited – discoveries that are big, tantalizing, and often, far out of reach. Even if they’r...

Bought by WTJU, KUT, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 18, 2011
  • Length: 08:40
  • Purchases: 3
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The story explores emerging "green" businesses in Oregon.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 05, 2009
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 1
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3 Generations discussing the importance of Astronomy to their cohert group and the world.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2007
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 1