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Producer Josephine McRobbie visits the food science archives at North Carolina State and shares some interesting mid-century experiments.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 29:01
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Research with commuters in Durham, NC shows what gets them to leave their cars behind and take alternate transportation.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2019
  • Length: 03:18
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On this episode of Culture Clique, we talk to Clinical Herbalist Bonnie Kreckow at Simply Bee Natural about healing trauma and injuries with herbs....

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 40:25
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I like my definitions to be CRISPR and clearer. This is Episode 76 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or fu...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 04:26
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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Messing with this gas of a word isn't ideal. This is Episode 75 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 04:55
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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...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
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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".

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
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Sergio Avila Villegas always loved big cats. But his faith in his scientific research was shaken when he discovered its true cost.

Bought by KRZA and PRX Remix


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 15:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Miami-based sculptor Robert Chambers lived in Everglades National Park for one month in 2018, as a Fellow in the Artist in Residence in Everglades ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2019
  • Length: 11:31
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Programming programs to program their own programs. This is Episode 74 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, o...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 03:50
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! March madness with miracle mice mommies, mighty methane munchers and molecular mind cont...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Tri States Public Radio, KVSC, KSQM 91.5 FM, and Radio Baha'i, WLGI


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 5
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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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This Valentine’s Day we could have just brought you some sappy love stories from science’s past. But instead we offer you three tales of lust, lone...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:17:06
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How spiders get extreme air…plastic joins the self-help movement…why a dino can’t lick y...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KVSC, Tri States Public Radio, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Jan 26, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Black Bears in New Hampshire, Credit: Kilham Bear Center
Over the last 30 years, the black bear population in Massachusetts and New England has spiked. What's causing the jump? James Szkobel-Wolff looks i...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 06:13
Caption: Maggie and Noble
Maggie Bernard is a teenager with cerebral palsy. She overcame her disability with the help of her best friend. Now, he is the one who needs to be ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Jan 07, 2019
  • Length: 04:38
  • 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.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Engineers Sadhan and Pius continue an ongoing series of discussions on the fundamentals of mechanical engineering. Today they talk about what they ...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 41:26
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We're taking a big looping road trip across the Mojave, from Area 51 to the Singing Sand Dunes of Kelso. With guest Jeremy Corbell on his new docum...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Common Fangtooth (Anoplogaster cornuta), Credit: Paul Caiger
Tanner Robbins reports on the Ocean Twilight Zone and the scientists studying it.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ted Davis’ completed (and oddly shaped) Sudoku puzzles from a book called “Tricky Sudoku”
Pat and Ted Davis have been married for more than fifty years. But since Ted started showing signs of depression and dementia, he has become so qui...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 10:52
Caption: Bernie Taylor
Bernie Taylor, naturalist and author discusses this myth and how it shapes religion and science.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
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The story of a tornado, from three perspectives.

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  • Added: Nov 03, 2018
  • Length: 08:21
  • Purchases: 1