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Global demand for beef, chicken, and pork continues to rise. So do concerns about environmental and other costs. Will reconciling these two forces ...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:29
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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Did you know that the herbicide Dicamba, used on genetically modified soybeans, is killing the plants bees depend on for survival? Join Food Sleuth...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kevin Walker
You’re walking the aisles of your local grocery store, picking out fresh ingredients for dinner — you get to the counter, pay for it, bag it, and y...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A Moment of Science
What Is Decanting and Why Does It Matter?

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Vanilla Might Be Older Than We Thought

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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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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Did you know that the microbes (microbiota) living in our gut influence our mental and physical health? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered ...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: "In Search Of Real Food" - Supermarkets are designed to make you think you have a lot of choices. But do you? This hour, reclaiming real ...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:57
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Fermentation and fermented foods continue to be hot topics all over the food world. Our guests take on the microbiome from multiple perspectives.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
A Squishy Surprise: Jellyfish Are Popular Prey

  • Added: Jan 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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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 fitness and life...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 51:23
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This week on the show: Meat's delicious — but bad for our planet. The solution? Grow it in a lab. We also enter a German hospital to show you how ...

Bought by KRJF-lp


  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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 the secrets of l...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2018
  • Length: 47:59
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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 gut health. Gues...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 47:41
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An informatics professor and an anthropologist walk into a bar...and talk about flavor networks and foodways.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
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Standing in line represents a particularly sloppy — and frustrating — way for supply and demand to meet. Why haven’t we found a better way to get w...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:29
Caption: Mark Schapiro
There’s no time better than after a holiday of feasting to remember where we get our food. Ultimately, most of our complex recipes begin with the s...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Bacteria to the Future, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why did the chicken take antibiotics? To fatten it up and prevent bacterial infection. But farms have become superbug factories, threatening our l...

Bought by KFOI Radio, Royalton Community Radio, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Agricultural scientist Dr. Ricardo Salvador tells the story of how our food really gets to the grocery store, and discusses the urgent need for a s...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 30:20
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
Insects Eager to Eat More Crops from Rising Temperatures

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Dr. Anthony Ferrante is a physician scientist at the Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, where he studies fat and its effects on the ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2018
  • Length: 34:49