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Caption: Friday Lunch Club having ice cream. , Credit: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
The best ways to prevent young people from getting addicted don’t necessarily focus on the drugs themselves (forget “Just say no.”) Research shows ...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 29:58
Caption: Art Beat
On this episode of Art Beat we continue our coverage of the 2019 Frozen River Film Festival. This time around I talk to one of the Emmy winning pro...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:18
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An audio postcard featuring the northern harrier. Formerly called a marsh hawk, naturalist Ken Burton shares some life history about this easily id...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This segment of Sound Ecology celebrates the white-tailed kite. Naturalist Ken Burton shares some life history and behavior of this "angel hawk".

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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My first experience with Baltimore City Jail, I think I was 17 years of age, and it just seems like it’s been repeatedly ever since. I’ve been in a...

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 04:20
  • Purchases: 1
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They've tried us all different kids of ways, but they know that we are strictly professional.

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 1
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An audio snapshot celebrating the unique diversity of tidepools along the pacific coast.

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Earthquakes occur on faults and fault ruptures many miles beneath the surface. Dr. Lori Dengler says we needn't worry about storms and surface wat...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On this segment of Shaky Ground, Geologist Lori Dengler takes on tales of earthquakes swallowing up hapless critters.

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:23
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The next earthquake is likely to happen when you least expect it. Relatively infrequent events are hard to plan for. Geologist Lori Dengler advise...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Lori Dengler gives us a primer for the science of tectonics.

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Big wave surfers are in a class of their own. But Geologist Lori Dengler encourages sticking with giant waves generated by big storms. On this segm...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 1
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From measuring the "size of the wiggle" to monitoring a "seismic moment", Geologist Lori Dengler discusses the scientific endeavor to quantify ear...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:50
  • Purchases: 1
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The mountain beaver is an important part of ecosystem health. Research Ecologist Bill Zielinski wrote this segment about this little-known mammal.

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Ospreys are the world’s most widespread raptor, found near water everywhere except Antarctica. Naturalist Ken Burton wrote this segment about the ...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Current digital networks and analytical techniques have vastly improved our understanding of earthquakes. Data is processed within minutes of a ...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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We all know phony stories abound on social media. When it comes to geologic occurrences, Dr. Lori Dengler says be careful when fantastical stories ...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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On this segment of Shaky Ground, Geologist Lori Dengler takes on the word epicenter. Depending on magnitude, the "dot on the map" may or may not b...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
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Small earthquakes really don't do much for stress release - but they do facilitate healthy discussions about preparedness. Dr. Lori Dengler share...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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The average household has more than 40 appliances that use electricity when they're off. We help you find and subdue them.

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 23:21
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kyle Cook (left) and Carla Saunders (right)
Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders are neonatal nurse practitioners at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. They’ve spent decades caring for...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 2
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When you hear about concussions in the news, it's often about a football player. But kids get concussions too. In one recent year, nearly a quarter...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 1
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We talk strategies for teaching computer science (CS), with Dr. Cynthia Taylor, a computer science professor at The University of Illinois at Chica...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2017
  • Length: 37:10
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The sounds of: Water; Guana Tolomato River; saltwater; September 2016; Warm; 80 degrees.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:01
Caption: Jake Harper, 29, is Side Effects Public Media's resident hypochondriac. His newest health anxiety stems from the human papillomavirus, or HPV., Credit: Brian Paul/Side Effects
A generation of young men missed out on the HPV vaccine. Now, Side Effects Public Media's 29-year-old correspondent wonders if that’s putting him a...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2016
  • Length: 03:23