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-Does the radiation emitted by our cell phones harm us? A study that found cell phone radiation can cause changes to our cells. -Expanding the dono...

Bought by KEDT, WMUU-LP, WCMU, WRGY, WTJU and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 9
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-Does the radiation emitted by our cell phones harm us? -Expanding the donor database and discovering new ways to match donors to cancer patients

Bought by WFHB, Radio Phoenix, WVAS, WUGA (part of GPB), KMUN and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:55
  • Purchases: 8
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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Let's take a crack at this jargon from quality and reliability engineering (but don't crack your products). This is Episode 71 of Engineering Word ...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:22

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
The Importance of White Paint for Airplanes

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: This large scale simulation of galaxies represents the large-scale light distribution in the Universe., Credit: Max Planck Institute
It has been 20 years since we learned the expansion of the universe is accelerating due to the mysterious force called dark energy. Saul Perlmutter...

Bought by KDNK, KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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Egyptian artist Magdi Mostafa's interactive environment for the 2018 Dakar Biennial of Contemporary African Art turns the sounds of analog technolo...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 09:05
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Keep your data streams from going helter skelter with the help of a Kalman filter. This is Episode 70 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal s...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:01
Caption: This beautiful image of Mars’ south pole was captured by the Mars Express orbiter in 2015.  Now there’s good evidence for liquid water 1.5 kilometers below it., Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/Bill Dunford
Our world was rocked by last week’s announcement of good radar evidence for a liquid water “lake” under the Red Planet’s south pole. Senior Edito...

Bought by KDNK, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, WMUU-LP, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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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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Our shared history has shaped how dogs respond to our emotions.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Asteroid Ryugu imaged by the Hayabusa2 spacecraft, Credit: JAXA
Japan’s Hayabusa2 is just 6 kilometers from asteroid Ryugu as it prepares to snatch samples of the space rock for return to Earth. Mission Project...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KDNK, KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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The theme of this episode is the brain.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 52:00
Caption: What makes horses sontent?, Credit: (JACLOU-DL Pixabay)
Horses snort when they’re content.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: A view of Oukaïmeden Observatory, with the Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey (MOSS) dome in the foreground., Credit: Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey
One of the Planetary Society’s 2018 Shoemaker Near-Earth Object grants has gone to the astronomers searching the sky from a mountaintop in the Nort...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KDNK, KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Forget to get your tare, and you might shed a tear. This is Episode 69 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, o...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:31
Caption: ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst learns how to use a sextant in the ISS cupola., Credit: NASA
Sextants have helped sailors find their way across oceans for centuries. Now one is onboard the International Space Station so that astronauts can ...

Bought by KDNK, KMRE-LP, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KWMR, KRZA and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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What’s so great about the human eye? Can we build something just like it? When would we need to design something better? Sadhan joins the podcast a...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2018
  • Length: 19:47
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-Making musical pieces with the sounds that got stripped out of MP3s. -There is a rich sonic landscape that defines New York City. -Andrew Kaufman'...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCMU, WTJU, WRGY, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 53:55
  • Purchases: 11
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-A musician composes with the sounds that get stripped from MP3s. -The rich sonic landscape that defines New York City.

Bought by WYAP, WUGA (part of GPB), KRZA, Radio Phoenix, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jul 06, 2018
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: This simulated perspective view shows Occator Crater, measuring 57 miles (92 kilometers) across and 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) deep, which contains the brightest area on Ceres. This region has been the subject of intense interest since Dawn's approach to th, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Ceres is the queen of the asteroid belt. Her first Earthly visitor is nearing its last days in spectacular style. Dawn Mission Director and Chief...

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


  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 02:00