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Merging living muscle with synthetic bones.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Mat Kaplan and National Air & Space Museum Director Ellen Stofan, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Planetary geologist Ellen Stofan has just become Director of the most popular museum in the United States. The NASM protects and shares the greate...

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


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Some lizards thrive despite a toxic pigment that turns their blood green.

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Are ape beds cleaner than ours?

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Around the world, technology is disrupting the workforce, with automation poised to displace humans in the fields of medicine, agriculture, and bey...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WGCU, Prairie Public, WNYC, and KUNM


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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It seems like the only tech headlines we have are about disasters. But what about the original promise of tech to innovate and empower? Bex Hong Hu...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: New Horizons PI Alan Stern, Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan and astrobiologist/science communicator David Grinspoon , Credit: Alan Stern
The New Horizons mission was a triumph, revealing Pluto as an utterly unique and beautiful world. The entire, surprisingly dramatic tale has now b...

Bought by KDNK, KMRE-LP, KWMR, KRZA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 7
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What if you could have someone else’s memories?

Bought by WTIP, KENW, WLPR, and WYAP


  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
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This week we find out why some famous rock songs were intentionally recorded out of tune.

Bought by KWIT, WOUB, Goat Radio, WYAP, KRSC and more


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: “Why Mars?” closing panel at the 2018 Humans to Mars Summit.  (l. to r.) Mat Kaplan, Saralyn Mark, Jeff Bingham, Jim Garvin, Keri Kukral, Janey Ivey, Nicholas Agnew, “Astronaut Abby,” Artemis Westenberg, Credit: ©CherylNemazie.com
The great adventure awaits! Mat Kaplan hosts an entertaining panel discussion at the 2018 Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC. Eight guests pro...

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


  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Artist concept of NEOWISE spacecraft in Earth orbit, Credit: NASA/JPL
After taking over 10 million images of more than 30,000 solar system objects, the NEOWISE mission is finally in its last months. Principal Investi...

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


  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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If I read through a thousand invention patents, I hope I'd learn something, too. This is Episode 63 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal sho...

Bought by Enchantment Radio


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 05:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Footprints reveal an encounter between human hunters and the now extinct giant ground sloth.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Researchers make a map of the brain cells that transmit pain.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WLPR


  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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-It's been more than six months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Residents are still feeling stressed by the storm and its aftermath. ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, Harford Community Radio, KEDT, WTJU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Joel Kotkin
Population growth is causing us to rethink our urban and suburban lifestyles, and with that, redesigning cities is a new fad.

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: InSight PI Bruce Banerdt in the cleanroom with the Planetary Society's Emily Lakdawalla and the spacecraft., Credit: The Planetary Society
No mission to Mars has done what InSight will do. The lander’s spectacularly sensitive instruments will use the Red Planet’s heat and marsquakes t...

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


  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
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The CD is going the way of the cassette and 8-track and here is why.

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


  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The cover of Emily Lakdawalla's new and fascinating book about Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory rover, Credit: Springer Praxis
Join us for an utterly fascinating live conversation with Emily Lakdawalla about her brand new book, The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How t...

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


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Yuri’s Night founder Loretta Whitesides presents an award to Anousheh Ansari, Credit: Mat Kaplan
Host Mat Kaplan once again attends the worldwide party for space. Join him at the Los Angeles celebration under Space Shuttle Endeavour. You’ll h...

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


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Mark Plotkin, Credit: Courtesy Richie / Amazon Conservation Team
As we hurtle into the Sixth Age of Extinctions, we face the cataclysmic loss of half the world’s biological diversity. 80% of the remaining biodive...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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Cool as a cucumber curved with quite the camber. This is Episode 61 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or f...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 05:14
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: Artist concept of the planets circling the star known as Trappist-1, Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
We have begun to understand the composition of worlds that are hundreds of trillions of kilometers from Earth. Astronomer Nikole Lewis is co-leader...

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


  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Author and futurist David Brin, Credit: Cheryl Brigham
The multi-award winning science fiction author, futurist and speaker returns to Planetary Radio for a wide-ranging conversation about robots and hu...

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


  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 8