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If you could add a novel sense beyond the normal five, what would you want it to be?

Bought by KUMD, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KICI, KHSQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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With the Green New Deal in the national spotlight, a vigorous debate is happening: how ambitiously and broadly must the U.S. act on climate? Are is...

Bought by MPR News Stations, KHSQ, WLPR, KVMR, KFCF FM and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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With the Green New Deal in the national spotlight, a vigorous debate is happening: how ambitiously and broadly must the U.S. act on climate? Are is...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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If you could add a novel sense beyond the normal five, what would you want it to be?

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Phytoplankton (and algae) form the lowest trophic level, the base of the aquatic food web, Credit: NOAA | www.noaa.gov
Food webs describe who eats whom in an ecological community. In the aquatic food web, humans feed down the food chain, consuming lesser and lesser ...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 05:27
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Invention and management of energy systems have led to increased efficiency and less reliance on unsustainable supplies of fossil fuels. In this ep...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:02
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
Caption: 500 Episodes, Credit: World Ocean Radio
This week marks the 500th episode of World Ocean Radio! For more than 10 years, World Ocean Radio has been engaging in dialogue about ocean issues,...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:17
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If there was a pill that gave you all the benefits of sleep without you ever having to go to sleep again, would you take it?

  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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If there was a pill that gave you all the benefits of sleep without you ever having to go to sleep again, would you take it?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KICI, and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Mar 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Tirana Vertical Forest designed by Stefano Boeri
Some think that “green growth” would be unlikely to stop global warming, and would only worsen numerous other global environmental crises. While a ...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 59:09
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We begin this segment of Dig Deep with our liberal commentator Aaron Brown and conservative Chuck Marohn on the topic of socialism.

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 16:42
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

Bought by KUHF, KFCF FM, NPR Now, KUOW, KHSU and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Ernest Shakelton British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, Credit: Public Domain Review
Antarctica, terra nullius--nobody's land, has long been a place apart, once explored only by intrepid and resourceful individuals willing to risk f...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 05:16
Caption: Katharine Hayhoe, recipient of the 2018 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Science Communication
Many of us find it daunting to talk with our neighbors, colleagues and family members about climate change. But climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe ...

Bought by WCQS, KBBI, KVMR, MPR News Stations, NPR Now and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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How do you teach ethics to engineering students? Guests Dr. Beccy Hambright and Richard Burgess talk about their experience tackling that question...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 48:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Science can explain what happens. But can it explain why anything happens at all?

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KICI, KSKQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, and KNVC Carson City Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 20, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
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How do we protect ourselves and our properties from storm surge and sea level rise? Last week we discussed the hard edge strategy of dikes, dams, g...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 05:28
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We all know about the environmental and physical effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health? Therapists report that ...

Bought by KVNF, KZYX, NPR Now, WLPR, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
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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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The Catalog of Life is an online database of the world's known species of animals, plants, fungi and micro-organisms. It holds the essential inform...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Nov 27, 2018
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 1
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How could science help us understand our own happiness?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KAZU, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KSKQ, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Kirk is part of the 10th District of Texas, which cuts into Austin. Kirk is voting for his representatives to heed scientists' warnings and take cl...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 03:42

  • Added: Oct 22, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5