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Geronimo has read that teenagers make bad decisions because their brains aren't fully developed yet. He wonders if that's really true, so he decide...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2019
  • Length: 06:03
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Interviews with college students and medical professionals on the rise of e-cigs

  • Added: Dec 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:04
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Spectrum: Lettuce celebrate food!! - On the show: Can obesity induced inflammation reduce your ability to taste? How much CO² does one sand...

Bought by KRZA and WXDU


  • Added: Apr 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Spectrum: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it … ? - This week’s show is all about driving, flying and cycling. We navigate the streets of one Eu...

Bought by KRZA, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
  • Purchases: 3
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
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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...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Wine Fellers
Meet the Founder of Shower Beer, Beer Specifically Created for the Shower.

  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:59
Caption: The Wine Fellers
The Splendorous Table is the show that discusses Life's Appetencies. Chef Paul drops in and serves some type of locally raised animal Tastefully S...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Depression On The Color Wheel, Credit: Stephanie Mooney 2016
Recent studies show that Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, may not be a real disorder after all.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 04:37
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The wild peacocks of Palos Verdes Peninsula in Southern California have inhabited the area for over 100 years and now number more than 1,000. For a...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Robert Parker realized that his destiny in life was to help others and make the world a better place. Now, as a cancer research scientist, he refle...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 04:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Olivia was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2010. Three years later, her best friend, Allison, was diagnosed with the same disease. They talk to e...

Bought by KSKA


  • Added: Jan 25, 2016
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
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If you send scientists to the beach, they may come back with the next way to produce biofuels. But it takes a lot of collaboration along the way.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:36
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It's like gang warfare, but with really tiny gang members. Some microbes provide their relatives with protection, emitting antibiotics that kill of...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:07
  • Purchases: 1
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A pair of lovers get ready to welcome a new addition to their movie marathon dates.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:58
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Music-induced hearing loss and the shifting borders between noise and music.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KRZA


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 11:00
  • Purchases: 2
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High schooler William Whittenbury attacks the dire situation of the endangered porpoise - the vaquitas. William hopes to change the fate of the vaq...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2015
  • Length: 04:03
Caption: Number Tube, Credit: Andrew
On today's show, we hear two stories about a brain condition called synesthesia. That's when the stimulation of one pathway in the brain leads to a...

Bought by Radijojo World Children's Radio Network and KUOW


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 11:09
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Quick! Blow out the candles so we can cut the cake!, Credit: Nathan D. Friend
OUCH! Keano's mouth gets burned — by chocolate! Michelle Dutro and Keano Martinez first hear from Lizzie Kirchner's family who explains the process...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:20
Caption: Bryce Ellis enjoys a day at the park, just like in his earliest childhood memories, Credit: Molly Anderson
Molly Anderson and Bryce Ellis explore human memory through a story told by intern Lizzie Kirshner. They also interview Jessica Sommervile on the f...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
Caption: Doopsies
For a show about embarrassment, my co-anchor Molly and I interviewed UW Sociology Professor Edward Gross.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
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Fad diets and sensible eating

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KISU, and WXLV-FM


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 03:37
  • Purchases: 3
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Diamond, Demetrius, Josh and Kevin interview Jamin Bogi (Group Against Smog and Pollution), Phil Johnson (The Heinz Endowments) and Neil Donahue (C...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 03:26
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Youth Producer Sean MacDonell interviews Grand Marais Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about the changing water levels of Lake Superior and the...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 07:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Shellfish larvae at Penn Cove Shellfish Farm., Credit: Hillary Sanders
Shellfish farmers, researchers, and chefs share their concerns about water contamination in the Sound and the danger is poses to shellfish.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jun 29, 2014
  • Length: 07:52
  • Purchases: 1