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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! From robo-bees to rain on the sun, Sandra Tsing Loh has you covered!

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KPOV, KKRN, WNED, KVSC and more


  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! From robo-bees to rain on the sun, Sandra Tsing Loh has you covered!

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KVSC, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WNED, KPOV and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Mind-reading caps... voyages to inner space... and spiders using slingshots! Explore the...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WNED, KPOV, KKRN, Radio Baha'i, WLGI and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 9
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So many native plants are ready for some of that monsoonal moisture and I am too. Come on summer rains!

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 04:55
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Mala Mujer or Cnidoscolus angustidens is an interesting plant in Euphorbiaceae, the spurge family. It’s found in southeastern Arizona and south in...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:09
Caption: Creature Discomforts, Credit: Seth Shostak
We love them, fear them, use them – and sometimes eat them, too. But how well do we really know animals? Our impressions are often simplistic. T...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, RadioFreePalmer, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, Royalton Community Radio, Gallatin Valley Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, author of "What the Eyes Don't See," talks with WKAR station manager Peter Whorf.

Bought by Michigan Radio, WKAR, and WDET Detroit Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 20, 2018
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 3
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In 1993, a man in Steamboat Springs, Colorado was found dead in his home. He’d been burned with a stun gun, hit with a shovel, and shot several tim...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 20:56
  • Purchases: 2
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The Living Well Show presents Donovan Hohn author of Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea & of the Beachcombers, Oceanographer...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: A Moment of Science
Diamonds: An Electronic Device's Best Friend

  • Added: Dec 12, 2016
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: Lake Oneida, Credit: National Environmental Education Foundation/Flickr
In the 1970s, a geochemist and a biologist banded together to solve a mystery at Lake Oneida in upstate New York. What they found is changing the w...

Bought by WDBM


  • Added: Apr 21, 2016
  • Length: 14:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A bear in Yellowstone National Park in April 2013, Credit: . Jim Peaco, National Park Service
For some bears, weird spring weather was a wake-up call. For humans, not so much.

  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 08:47
Caption: Dr. Alan Eaton checks deer registration stations for the Black Legged Tick, Credit: Dr. Alan Eaton
Have you ever found a tick on you after a day in the field or deep woods? Most of us have and many hunters have been bitten by ticks. Ticks carry s...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:35:39
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You know we’re causing a problem for the planet when even the viruses think we’re the worst disease the Earth has ever seen.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2014
  • Length: 07:53
Caption: Illustration of a nose., Credit: Wikimedia Commons
If you asked people which of their senses they most feared losing, they'd probably say sight or hearing. But what about the ability to smell? We ex...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 43:58
  • Purchases: 1
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THIS WEEK: Splitting the Clapper Rail; bird feeding help for condo owners; a swimming songbird; and, are you out there, Saskatchewan?

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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THIS WEEK: Is it a bird…or a cowboy boot? Help is on the way for the Wood Thrush, but will it arrive in time? And we answer a listener's question a...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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Episode sixty-nine has arrived in a totally cybernetic way! Join us as we speak with Vicki Brown, a Ph.D. in Research Methodology and a rockin’ vio...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:02
Caption: Jaymee and her fish tank, Credit: Alex Johnson, Destination DIY
Destination DIY producer Jaymee Cuti shares some stories of home aquariums gone wrong.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 14, 2013
  • Length: 06:56
  • Purchases: 1
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One month after the Mayan apocalypse of 2012, the Generation Anthropocene team of Leslie Chang, Mike Osborne, and Miles Traer chat about the relati...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2013
  • Length: 23:30
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It’s the end of 2012, and producers Mike Osborne, Leslie Chang, and Miles Traer get together to chat about the past year of Generation Anthropocene...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2013
  • Length: 31:18
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
This week, correspondent Teresa Chin takes us on a tour beneath the Monterey Bay to explore the sights and creatures of the deep. Cruise a shipwrec...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 12:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Field Trip Podcast icon, Credit: Mike Smith
This week, Field Trip Correspondent Lo Benichou take us behind the scenes at The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California, where wounded seals...

Bought by KUER


  • Added: Oct 31, 2012
  • Length: 13:09
  • Purchases: 1