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Caption: These silk threads are produced by silkworms but based on the protein spiders use to spin a web.        , Credit: Kraig Biocraft Laboratories
The silky strands made by spiders are prized for their strength and suppleness. Now, scientists in the Great Lakes region are using technology to r...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Michigan Radio, North Country Public Radio, WCPN, WAMC and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 03:35
  • Purchases: 8
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About 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Some of the most aggressive forms of breast cance...

Bought by KENW, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WAMC, and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2017
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Cameron Smith testing out his homemade, hand-sewn space suit, Credit: Julie Sabatier
The maker movement is taking off and the private space industry is booming right now. So, naturally, some fearless do-it-yourselfers are crafting t...

Bought by WDBM, Marfa Public Radio, Hark!, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Philip Janicak of Rush University Medical Center adjusts his TMS machine. , Credit: WBEZ/Gabriel Spitzer
Host Gabriel Spitzer explores how doctors are using magnets to tweak the brain's machinery and treat depression. Plus, how magnets and radio waves ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI, KISU, KUT, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2012
  • Length: 08:25
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Diagram of the holometer at Fermi Lab
In this episode, stories of two researchers: one measuring the shape of music, and another hunting for signs that the world is flat.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Aug 10, 2011
  • Length: 08:40
  • Purchases: 1
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There are certain questions that get scientists really excited – discoveries that are big, tantalizing, and often, far out of reach. Even if they’r...

Bought by WDBM, WTJU, KUT, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: May 18, 2011
  • Length: 08:40
  • Purchases: 4
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3 Generations discussing the importance of Astronomy to their cohert group and the world.

Bought by Marfa Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 08, 2007
  • Length: 59:59
  • Purchases: 1