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Why are new mothers dying at an alarming rate in this country?

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 21:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Christie Aschwanden is the author of "GOOD TO GO: What The Athlete In All Of Us Can Learn From The Strange Science Of Recovery." Christie lives in...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 09:49
Caption: End Kids Cancer
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children from 1 to 14 years old. According to the American Cancer Society more than 10,000 children ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Hoomanist
Simone Salis interviews Cody Gough, host of the award-winning podcast Curiosity Daily, producer, and audio editor. For over a decade, Mr. Gough wor...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Henry Nicholls
Sleep. It’s one of the most mysterious things about life. No one fully understands why we sleep. Yet, we make things even more confusing when we co...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Hoomanist with Simone Salis
Simone Salis interviews Linnea Gandhi, adjunct professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth and founder of BehavioralSight, a...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Discovering everyday miracles is where good teaching, and a meaningful life, begin.

  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 06:16
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Yale University ornithology professor Richard Prum’s newest book is "Evolution of Beauty. How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the ...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:53
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Brantley Hargrove is the author of "The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras.” It’s a true story of a Denveri...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:56
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Nature writer Craig Childs is the author of Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America. It’s a travelogue of places and people, just like us...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 09:56
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Red wolves used to roam free across most of the eastern United States, from Maine to Florida, from Missouri to Texas, one of the top dogs in the fo...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 24:08
Caption: Amir Husain
Artificial Intelligence will drastically change our lives. The technology is expected to advance cyber security, finance, energy, military applicat...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Peter Rubin
Very few realize the significance of Virtual Reality. Yet, VR will change how we work, how we experience entertainment, how we feel emotions, and h...

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  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Stephen Nash
Using the Grand Canyon as the trailhead for his book, journalist Stephen Nash sounds an alarm of urgency for protecting our national parks.

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Stephen Hawking
Celebrating the world's most famous theoretical physicist, author of A Brief History of Time and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Camb...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 1
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March 14th is Pi Day! The irrational number that is the ratio between the circumference of a circle to its diameter. Its Pi day! 3.141592.........

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:09
Caption: Philip Ackerman-Leist
The village of Mals, Italy is on the eastern Swiss boarder in the shadow of the Alps. It’s been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. Recently, th...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jeremy Lent
In November, 2017, over fifteen thousand scientists from 184 countries issued a warning to humanity.

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Professor Paul Halpern
It was an unexpected, auspicious meeting. Originally, the mentor and student were not even assigned to work together.

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dick Gregory
The retrospective of 2017 continues with mixes from Charlottesville to Washington with music and emotions from a turbulent year

Bought by KDUR


  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Liza Mundy
The iconic image of Rosie the Riveter is cemented in America’s history and imagination. Meanwhile the book and movie Hidden Figures ignited an inte...

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michele Currie Navakas
Florida is an ever-changing landscape. With little warning, what was once land, becomes water, and what was once water becomes land. Frequently. E...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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“From the forests perspective, there is no such thing as a bad fire.” Dr Dominick DellaSalla Calls wild fires “natures phoenix” and discusses the i...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 50:36
Caption: Kathryn Miles
Following the Mexico City 7.1 earthquake, we are again hearing about the need to stay alert in California and Washington. In reality, though, that ...

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  • Added: Sep 22, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leo S. Morales loves his job as a researcher of minority health at the University of Washington., Credit: KUOW PHOTO/TORI ZIVKOVIC
People sometimes take unlikely paths to get where they're going. This is the story of an unlikely scholar.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 04:54