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Caption: Gained in Translation, Credit: Seth Shostak
Hey, Alexa, why don’t you laugh at my jokes? Teaching a computer to recognize humor is difficult because no clear definition of humor exists. Send...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Traveling an additional billion miles beyond Pluto, the New Horizons spacecraft is now sending back data on 2014 MU69, a strange snow man shaped ob...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: "Charlotte’s Hope” was tagged and observed by scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and filmed by BBC 1 for Blue Planet Live, in Charlotte Bay on the Antarctic Peninsula on March 11, 2019. Charlotte's Hope was then adopted and named by Peter
There has never been a better time to be a citizen scientist--those individuals interested in the collection of data toward solutions, the expansio...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 04:49
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Did you know that genetically modified foods will be required to bear labels identifying them as “bioengineered” by January 1, 2022? Join Food Sleu...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
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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
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Bram Cohen discusses sustainable blockchain for next generation digital currency.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 20:31
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This week on the show: We look into the evolutionary origins of working out. And all the while, we speak to beefcake body builders, sports nutriti...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Purpose-driven and consciously prepared brain food from the beaches of Malibu, California. Join us on this week’s show focusing on trauma. Guests D...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 57:10
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In this edition of The Onco’Zine Brief Peter Hofland talks with Padma Sundar. Ms. Sundar is Vice President of Strategy and Market Access at CellMa...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 45:19
Caption: John Wick
How does a virtue become a vice? How does a basic building block of life turn into a threat to life? And how do you turn that vice back into a virt...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: "Ponds on the Ocean" - Sea ice atop the Arctic Ocean. NASA image acquired July 12, 2011
Dahr Jamail asks us to begin to grieve for the world that is surely lost and to find a way toward adaptive change so that something may be salvaged...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:09
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Two percent of the population has the almost uncanny ability to recognize and remember faces from chance meetings even years before. We talk about ...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 05:15
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The understanding of snow...the various ways it falls from the sky and how it is transformed on the ground is critical to being safe in the backcou...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 23:44
Caption: Free Range Dinosaurs, Credit: Seth Shostak
Dinosaurs are once again stomping their way across the silver screen. But these colossal beasts stole the show long before CGI brought them roarin...

Bought by Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WHCP-LP, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
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  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
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This batch of Climate Connections features, future tropical forests may hold fewer big trees, why wildfires can lead to mudflows, and desert mangro...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KENW, KACU, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KCSB-FM and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 13

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In our Milky Way Galaxy alone there are probably 25 billion planets located within the habitable zone of its star where there could be air to breat...

Bought by KKRN


  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
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  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
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Caption: A Moment of Science
New Caledonian Crows Can Infer Weight

  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:00