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Caption: Yule Like This, Credit: Seth Shostak
Fir tree needles embedded in carpet are a holiday headache. Why not opt for a genetically-modified, needle-retaining tree instead? Also, science ...

Bought by WUFT, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KBBI, WMUU-LP, KSFR and more


  • Added: Dec 17, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Album art for 75th Anniv, Credit: Michael Uhlenkott/Unknown
80 years ago, Orson Welles really did scare the pants off the nation with his radio broadcast "War of the Worlds." This is the backstory, from docu...

Bought by Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 11, 2018
  • Length: 49:29
  • Purchases: 1
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On Saint Patrick's Day I discovered a comet which I share with my wife Annie Grauer.

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KKRN, WTIP, and KSFR


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The holidays may pose a surprising danger for your pet.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Dec 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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1-Hour Special on health around the holidays.

Bought by KMUD


  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 52:29
  • Purchases: 1
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A local Martin Luther King Day event is geared toward climate action. We hear more on that in this week’s edition of Big Talk with Michael Glab.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2017
  • Length: 09:01
Caption: Champagne
It's about time you learned a thing or two about Champagne with our good friend Alex the Wine Guru. A jovial & mirthful show for anyone who has ev...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2016
  • Length: 01:00:00
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Episode topics: Naturopathic medicine and holiday depression.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, and WRIR


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Enjoy this favorite kids-friendly holiday with Michael Jackson! Scooby Doo, and the Doobie Brothers...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 03:35:11
Caption: The medical podcast for your cortex and your funny bone, Credit: Foolyboo Inc
It's the HOLIDAYS! What could possibly go wrong? This week we bring you a Holiday Special about some of the festive season's worst case scenarios. ...

Bought by WART FM and KMUD


  • Added: Jun 03, 2016
  • Length: 32:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Cultural anthropologist Dredge Kang explains how political economics and other societal influences sometimes play as Cupid's arrows.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 15:57
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Mindfulness has been linked to reduced stress and improved mental clarity, creativity and productivity. Alex Haley, who teaches mindfulness at the ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 18:08
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Episode topics: Sensible approaches to eating during the holidays and an explanation on new health information technology and its accompanying term...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Though June 1st marks a day to honor the Heimlich Maneuver, experts continue to disagree on just how effective it can be. Judith Lavelle has the st...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
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This is a great time of year to reflect on gratitude. WTIP's Ann Possis spoke with Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer, founder and director of the Center for Spi...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Nov 20, 2014
  • Length: 14:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Why is it hard to have just one of those delicious slices of pound cake over the holidays? Well, it turns out it has less to do with the creamy but...

Bought by KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA


  • Added: Jan 03, 2014
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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For many of us, Thanksgiving means spending time with our families, carrying out traditions that we’ve practiced for years. While it can be very s...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
  • Purchases: 1
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An hour-long magazine program featuring interviews and sound-rich pieces on a variety of seasonal themes, including the science of giving, the deba...

Bought by WBEZ and KUOW


  • Added: Dec 13, 2012
  • Length: 51:30
  • Purchases: 2
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DES MOINES, Iowa - This Friday, May 25, is "Don't Fry Day" to raise awareness about skin cancer prevention. Chuck Reed with the Iowa chapter of the...

  • Added: May 22, 2012
  • Length: 01:04
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This episode will have your skin crawling… literally. In honor of Halloween we bring you a show revealing a scarier (and squirmier) side of science.

  • Added: Jan 16, 2012
  • Length: 15:30
Caption: A sunny burst of flavor! Photo of Buddha's Hand Citron Vodka by Erin Hall, courtesy of St. George Spirits.
Cheers! On today's episode of Distillations we belly up to the bar to learn about distilled spirits. Then we look ahead to the next morning to dete...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSJD, and WNPR


  • Added: Jan 16, 2012
  • Length: 13:20
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Students and staff eat a Thanksgiving dinner at Youth Radio., Credit: Youth Radio
The study of gratitude is a burgeoning field within positive psychology. Across the board, results show that people who are more thankful are less ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KDNK, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 22, 2011
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Shutdown screen at Cern, Credit: Andy Duckworth
As the Large Hadron Collider goes into hibernation for the winter, producer Andy Duckworth visits the Atlas experiment at Cern, Geneva, to ask, wil...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 21, 2011
  • Length: 24:18
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Groks Science Radio Show
Prof. Helen Fisher discussed the science of love and attraction.

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2010
  • Length: 31:02
  • Purchases: 1
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The revolution will be…complete with a marching band! Come one, come all and celebrate! Today is Martian Day!

  • Added: Jul 10, 2009
  • Length: 33:07