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This week on the show: You be careful out there - Indoor plants aren’t as good for you as you might think, why 12 million seahorses died (and ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Happiness, fear and our atmosphere - Our boiling hot planetary neighbor, Venus, might have once been similar to Earth. S...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Alexander von Humboldt is still alive - He was the most famous scientist in the world when he was alive. And then he was ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Send in the bots! - Right now, hundreds of power plants around the world are splitting atoms. But when a reactor malfunc...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week's show: Buzzing and flapping - It's all about bugs and birds. Is it end times for entomology, the study of insects? Can high-freque...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Goodnight, stars - A viral video from the Netherlands shows how satellite constellations may end up ruining the night s...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Does AI know my child better than I? An alarming amount of children suffer from depression and anxiety. One principle reas...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Kaboom - Like destroying things? We all do. So much so that scientists in even Europe are planning a 100-kilometer meg...

  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week’s show, it’s all about bugs and birds. Is it end times for entomology, the study of insects? Can high-frequency, loud electronic music...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Your breath smells like emotional tension - Follow us into a darkened German cinema to talk about how the stuff we breathe...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: How do you "graduate" astronaut school? We ask Europe's newest astronaut. Also, the strange story of a roaring Himalayan flo...

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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On this week's Spectrum: An apple a day keeps the doctor away - We take a look at how South Africa has become a world leader in penis transplant...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Spectrum: All bugs are just dust in the wind - An unbelievable collection of data gathered by the entomological society in Krefeld shows that ...

Bought by KVSC and KRZA


  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On this week's show: We are all living on a volcano. What's it like living next a shaking, spewing volcano? And what's coming next for Hawaiians?...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Spectrum: Inside out - On the show this week: Hike Elba's trails without ever leaving the armchair, Germany's young hackers aren't really hack...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On this week’s show, it’s all about insects… An unbelievable collection of data gathered by the entomological society in Krefeld shows that the bio...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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On today’s show : can a robot really stop loneliness for sick kids? We talk to a researcher behind a novel blood test that detects the early signs ...

Bought by KRZA and WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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World in Progress: A lab for the future – Smart Cities in Finland - The "Smart cities" of the future will be digital and connected, using smar...

  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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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
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Spectrum: It's electric! (& almost autonomous) Someone gives you €25 million. In exchange, you have to build an autonomous car – basically from...

Bought by KRJF-lp, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WYAP, WNMU-FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Spectrum: Germany’s wild boar Problem - For German hunters, it’s open season on wild boars all year round. There is, perhaps, good reason for t...

Bought by KRJF-lp, KRZA, WYAP, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Green Design: Why revolving doors rule. They give buildings the LEED badge when they are environmentally friendly. Why is a bldg a LEED bldg? A gr...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 14:57
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Radio Curious revisits a two part conversation with Gregory Cochran, physicist, anthropologist, and co-author of the book “The 10,000 Year Explosio...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 58:03
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Stuart Shanker is co-author of "The First Idea: How Symbols, Language and Intelligence Evolved From Our Primate Ancestors to Modern Humans."

Bought by BSR Radio


  • Added: Aug 16, 2010
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1