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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
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Was the ancient grain, Kamut, stolen from King Tut's tomb? Probably not, but Kamut still has an interesting origin story.

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The bizarre and wonderful sea anemone. This segment shares sea anemone life history.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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If you have some metal, in a pot or a kettle, on this you can trust: over time it'll rust. This is Episode 64 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an in...

Bought by Enchantment Radio


  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 03:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Arthur Shapiro, Distinguished Professor of Evolution and Ecology at the University of California – Davis, has been monitoring butterfly populat...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:36
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The color of a leaf is a dance as one molecule exits and others make their way to center stage.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and Monarch Radio


  • Added: Sep 04, 2017
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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An audio postcard highlighting nesting murre colonies along the northern California coast. For air during late spring and summer.

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
David Victor discusses the Paris climate agreement.

Bought by WMUU-LP and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Jan 14, 2016
  • Length: 24:11
  • Purchases: 2
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How much of our electric power could be generated by renewables?

  • Added: Sep 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
Caption: The view from Stehekin
Recorded on an iphone while on vacation 2 miles away from a wildfire. Recorded for KCRW's 24 Hour Radio Race.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Aug 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:35
  • Purchases: 1
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Will automated vehicles help save energy?

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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If I buy a plug-in electric vehicle, when is the most efficient time to charge it?

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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Will everyone be driving an electric plug-in vehicle in the future?

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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If I buy a plug-in electric vehicle, how much will it help the environment?

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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Are electric vehicles the right choice for you?

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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How can social networks affect energy investment decisions?

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Default settings make things easy, but do they save us the most money?

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Would a display in your home providing information on how much energy you use influence your behavior?

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Can knowing how much energy my neighbor uses affect my energy use?

  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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Have you ever wondered how natural gas is used to make electricity?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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We haven’t heard much about nuclear power recently. Is anyone still building nuclear power plants?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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We hear a lot these days about “smart meters.” Just how smart are they?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:30
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If the power goes out in a city, traffic lights stop working and traffic quickly snarls. Is there any way to avoid that?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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Are we doing better today than on the first Earth Day 45 years ago?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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My friend in New England heats her house with a renewable fuel - wood. Should we all be doing that?

  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:29