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Caption: Hope (A Three Part Series)
HOUR ONE: "Hope: Where Does It Come From?” – We begin our three part series on hope. Is it something we’re innately born with or something we can c...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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This week on the show: My computer and me - Addicted to your smartphone? Just wait 'til you hear about what's coming next. Come follow us throug...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: Drawing the line - What we smell influences our intestines, how a "smart school" in China spies on its pupils, and facial...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: You sound emotional - We human beings make a lot of strange sounds with our mouths, and if you listen carefully, a lot o...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this special fundraising edition of "To the Best of Our Knowledge," host Anne Strainchamps samples some of our best interviews about human endur...

Bought by WITF, KCPW, Interlochen Public Radio, KANW, KVSC and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:17:35
  • Purchases: 7
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HOUR ONE: "Wonders Of The Human Body" - What's so wondrous about the human body? An hour on transplants, chronic illnesses and the familiar in ours...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
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Alfred Molina stars as the brilliant, irreverent physicist.

Bought by KKRN, KKRN, KWMR, Spokane Public Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
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HOUR ONE: "What Can We Learn From Teens?" - Teenage activists are finding their voices. What can we learn from them? HOUR TWO: "Procrastination" ...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:58
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This week on the show: The true physics message of Christmas - What would you do if you got a text message from an elf — an elf who says Sant...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: End Kids Cancer
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in children from 1 to 14 years old. According to the American Cancer Society more than 10,000 children ...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "The Secret Language of Trees" - When was the last time you listened to a tree? Biologists are just beginning to unravel their vast netwo...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
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This week on the show: Homo instagrammus - Who on earth would pay 29 euros to take photos in front of blindingly pink backdrops? Instagrammer...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Singer songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman has carved out a career of over two and a half decades writing hit songs for artist like Faith Hill, Willie ...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Studying engineering might help you in your future career, especially if that future is in the Air Force. Today’s guest is a pilot who studied aer...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2018
  • Length: 25:38
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On this week’s show: how artificial intelligence is seeping into peculiar corners of medicine, why we should keep an early eye out for dementia, ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 22, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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My team, the Catalina Sky Survey, would not find a single asteroid without Steward Observatory's Mountain Lemmon Operations, or Mtn Ops for short. ...

Bought by KRWG, WTIP, WLPR, KSFR, KKRN and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 6
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HOUR ONE: "After 30 Years of Prozac" - Happy 30th birthday Prozac. We've had three decades of the drug, so why are we still depressed? HOUR TWO: ...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:58
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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: Half of young British people say they're bisexually inclined, how to become a Jedi warrior right here on planet Earth, and ...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on the show: Drive into a child, or swerve and hit two grandparents? Such horrendously difficult choices will soon be programmed into our...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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Dr. John Hausdoerffer is dean of the Western Colorado University School of Environment and Sustainability.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Spectrum: The dogged, interminable struggle with diabetes - This week on the show, DW reports from a special conference in Bochum, where experts ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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HOUR ONE: "Discovering America's Black DNA" - What happens when common DNA brings the black and white side of the family together for the first tim...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:59
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This week on the show: Tapping into the science of Oktoberfest!!! Just why DO so many people go to Oktoberfest? And how does nearly 8 million l...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Henry Nicholls
Sleep. It’s one of the most mysterious things about life. No one fully understands why we sleep. Yet, we make things even more confusing when we co...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1