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Virtual worlds are online environments in which users interact via self-designed persona called avatars. Virtual reality can be entertaining and ed...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2009
  • Length: 01:33
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How now, brown cow? With digestive fluid you say? Along with some hay? That’s how researchers are generating electricity at the University of Ohio ...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Aug 19, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The shape of our cities might be determining...the shape of our bodies.

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Aug 19, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Is there an environmentally friendly way to land airplanes? There is.

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Aug 19, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Earthworms rate pretty low on the “cuddly” scale for most people, but they do something exceedingly well: They eat all kinds of trash and turn it i...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
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Don't you love urban sprawl? Right. Thirty years ago, car-friendly developments, and the freeways to get us there, were smart planning. Today? They...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
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The Internet was initially an exciting and liberating thing for people with disabilities. But one of the Web's biggest strengths - its complete de...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2009
  • Length: 14:37
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It's good to know that tomorrow's scientists are solving environmental problems today. Meet Daniel Burd from Waterloo, Canada.

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Jul 24, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Getting better gas mileage for the ride doesn’t have to mean hydrogen fuel cells, or a fancy hybrid. One solution already exists right under the hood!

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: Jul 24, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Veterinarians made a house call on the world’s rarest cat recently to give it a high-tech medical examination. It was one of thirty Amur leopards b...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
Caption: Composite five frame shot of the Saturn V boosters lift off carrying Apollo 11 to the moon., Credit: GETTY
This 1-hour radio documentary will celebrate the moon landing through the eyes of those who witnessed it and the memories of those who contributed ...

Bought by WNIJ, KCUR, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WUFT, and KWIT


  • Added: Jul 20, 2009
  • Length: 54:03
  • Purchases: 5
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Imagine a conventional, gas-powered car, with no carbon emissions. I mean, absolutely zero.

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Jun 17, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Dutch researcher Jos Meeuwen would like to put in a plug for energy self-sufficiency. Why?

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2009
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Is it ‘hip,’ or ‘cool,’ to be environmentally sustainable? That's a question that some of the biggest companies are asking about the world's most p...

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Jun 12, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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A frozen zoo...for all animals? Well, no one’s making the Panamanian golden frog shiver in its terrarium. Instead, this is a unique way that the Sa...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: May 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Between rampant pollution and climate change, scientists say our oceans are ailing. But in order to correctly diagnose it, they’ve concluded they ...

Bought by KOSU


  • Added: May 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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In Japan Universal Design is often being heard through talking machines and appliances.

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: May 15, 2009
  • Length: 05:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Call it the Manure Mandate. California’s utilities face a state-ordered goal: Provide one-fifth of electricity from renewable resources by 2010. No...

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Think you know how to conserve water? Not like Australia, mate, it's in its worst drought on record. Some toddlers Down Under don't even know what ...

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Garbage and noise. Sounds like the latest rock group. But no, turns out the two are much more useful. In fact, garbage and noise are actually being...

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Okay, so you’re out in the clear waters of Hawaii and notice that algae are smothering the beautiful coral reefs just below the surface. What’s goi...

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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If your friends call you an “early adopter," you’ll want to take note of MIT student Ben Gulak’s way-cool emission-free vehicle. It looks like a cr...

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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You think gas is expensive? What about the price of platinum? Believe it or not, that’s one of the things the automotive industry is looking at be...

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Apr 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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If you build it, they will come. But they might not come back! This is what Brazilian engineers learned recently in their effort to save fish stocks.

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 25, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2
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“Cradle-to-Cradle” is the newest buzz in green manufacturing circles. It’s the next evolution of the idea of “Cradle-to-Grave, ” where recycled mat...

Bought by KMXT and KOSU


  • Added: Mar 25, 2009
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 2