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What can an ancient debate about an elephant tell us about the history of medicine?

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 15:57
  • 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
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Robots, role models, rap, and more all stood out at the 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival. Pius highlights products, programs,...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:05
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The Living Well Show presents a two-part interview with Dr. Devra Davis and Theodora Scarato, MSW. Dr. Davis is the author of Disconnect: The Trut...

Bought by KPIP-LP


  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:31
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "Magical Thinking" - Does a magician have anything to teach us? We'll explore magical thinking this hour, on stage and in our lives. HO...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: Cécile B Evans, What the Heart Wants
Are we the last real humans? We consider this question in a conversation about art as a speculative science. Join us to ponder our uncertain future.

  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 57:16
Caption: Starman in his Tesla Roadster bids farewell to Earth after being launched by the first SpaceX Falcon Heavy., Credit: SpaceX
Republican Randy Hultgren and Democrat Derek Kilmer celebrate formation of the new bipartisan, bicameral caucus of US representatives and senators....

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


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Have you heard our GNU software engineering word of the day? This is Episode 55 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fasci...

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The SETI Institute’s Allen Telescope Array in northern California searches the sky for radio signals from an alien intelligence., Credit: The SETI Institute
Where is everybody? That was the question physicist Enrico Fermi asked when he wondered why we hadn’t yet met ET. What will happen if we do? Will ...

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


  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Scientists discover a brain circuit that keeps us upright after stumbling.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A little dopamine at the right moment is all muscles need to get moving.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we put the mic in front of the speakers and hear the beauty of feedback.

Bought by WOUB, KWIT, KSKQ, KSRQ, WYAP and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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For those situations when you just can't let go. This is Episode 54 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Close friends show similar brain patterns., Credit: Pexels/CC0
Close friends show similar brain patterns.

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3