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Tiny fibers from our washing machines could harm marine life.

Bought by WLPR and KENW


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Researchers learn about aggression and conflict by watching Formula One races.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Artist concept of the Tiangong-1 space station, Credit: CMSA
By the time you hear this week’s episode, China’s Tiangong-1 may have spectacularly re-entered our planet’s atmosphere, raining metal on an unpredi...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Is Stem Cell Therapy for you? Maximum Health shares why now may be the time to reap the benefits from years of research and technological innovatio...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 27:17
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In the future one can envision a space mining family boarding a descendent of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Vehicle for a trip into low Earth orb...

Bought by WTIP, KKRN, WVTF, KRWG, and KUPR low power FM


  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Physicist Stephen Hawking enjoys zero gravity during a flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp. (Zero G), Credit: Jim Campbell/Aero-News Network
He is known for his breakthrough physics and popularizing of science, but Dr. Hawking also wanted to fly in space. Erik Viirre led the medical team...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Scientists decode the genome of a rare, primitive mammal with a venomous bite.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Researchers use sonar to locate lost fishing gear that harms sealife.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Laysan albatross eye plastic lighters picked up during a beach cleanup, Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument in the Hawaiian Islands., Credit:  NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Scientists tally up the burden of plastic trash on U.S. coastlines.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Picture this: a lightning bolt shoots out about 10 gigawatts of power. This is Episode 58 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favor...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:44
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Infants use an early form of deductive reasoning.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Australian astronomer Julian Oey has just been awarded a second Shoemaker Near Earth Object grant., Credit: Blue Mountains Observatory
Seven astronomers have been selected to receive Shoemaker NEO (Near Earth Object) grants from the Planetary Society. They and their observatories ...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: A wrasse "cleans" a larger fish. , Credit: Simon Gingins
Reef fish make better decisions when smaller fish keep them clean.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Quarter for your thoughts about quaternions? This is Episode 57 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 05:01
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Why false news spreads faster than the truth on social media.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: 3D-printed PlanetVac prototypes at Honeybee Robotics., Credit: Bruce Betts
Space is hard. Sample collection and return is harder still. That’s why the radically-simplified PlanetVac system from Honeybee Robotics is so in...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KWMR, WXAV 88.3FM, KRZA and more


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Alaska’s peak solar producing months are in the spring, rather than the summer.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A slab of rock reveals what appears to be traces of a dinosaur dance party.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: •	The cover for the Voyager Golden Record, headed into interstellar space on Voyagers 1 and 2, Credit: NASA/JPL
It has been 40 years since Carl Sagan and others shared the best of humanity with the stars. A new online multimedia project has been created as a ...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Let's take a poll. Who knows what this engineering word means? This is Episode 56 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fas...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 05:08
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Age-defying bats are providing clues into the prevention of diseases of old age.

Bought by KRZA and KENW


  • Added: Feb 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Purple sea urchins grow to fit perfectly inside cavities that they create themselves. , Credit: Mike Russell (CC BY)
Sea urchins carve out their own homes in the rock with their teeth.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Feb 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Artist Concept of the Mars 2020 Rover, with Mastcam-Z, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Mat Kaplan attended a meeting of the science team for the zoom lens camera that will be atop the Mars 2020 rover mast. Planetary Scientist Jim Bel...

Bought by KDNK, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Researchers are learning about aging from people over 80 who haven’t experienced cognitive decline.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Pigeons serve as indicators of lead levels in city neighborhoods.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1