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Caption: Meet Your Robot Barista, Credit: Seth Shostak
We sip lattes in a robot café and contemplate the future of work. Our mechanical barista is just a start as robots and A.I. train to do a variety o...

Bought by WHCP-LP, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI and more

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on the show: Kaboom - Like destroying things? We all do. So much so that scientists in even Europe are planning a 100-kilometer meg...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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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: "Burnout" - Ever get the Sunday Night Blues? This hour, how to take back your weekends and the culture of overwork. HOUR TWO: "Getting ...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:58
Caption: Kyle Cook (left) and Carla Saunders (right)
Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders are neonatal nurse practitioners at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville. They’ve spent decades caring for...

Bought by WHCP-LP

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Timely, in-depth, progressive analysis since 1991
This week's summary of under-reported news followed by these interviews: Texas Flood Linked with Extreme Weather Patterns Long Predicted by Climate...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WXDU, WRIR, and KRZA

  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Edward D. Hess
If we were on a ship at sea, and learned of the impending tsunami, we’d do everything we could to prepare for the collision.

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Feeling the tension
Burn out and feeling overwhelmed seem to be on the rise again. Becoming more emotionally intelligent can help. Expert Cary Cherniss and a caller to...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2017
  • Length: 55:00
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What is the future of work? Today, all of our careers are being transformed by big data, from how we find it, to how we collaborate with others, to...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2016
  • Length: 22:15
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Episode topics: Physician assistants and nurse practitioners and fall vegetables.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Frozen tuna in the hold of a fishing ship. , Credit: Alex Hofford | Greenpeace |
World fisheries are in crisis, with many species pushed to the edge of extinction. The current system is a recipe for disaster: demand is up; exter...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 05:25
Caption: Wilson Matthews (L) and Jeanne Yeatman (R)
Flight nurses Wilson Matthews and Jeanne Yeatman talk about their work aboard emergency response helicopters and their attempts to save a child who...

Bought by WTJU and Blue Mountain Radio

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 2
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This is the first in a series of podcasts in collaboration with to explore behavioral science in the workplace. In this installm...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
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There’s a small town in Idaho where prostitution was practiced openly—in effect, decriminalized. The practice was tolerated, even embraced, until 1...

Bought by WTJU, KUNV, KKRN, and KPVL

  • Added: Mar 06, 2015
  • Length: 53:56
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Jane and Henry Evans at their house, Credit: Angela Johnston
Then, Henry suffered from what is called a brain stem dissection. That stroke left him trapped, unable to lift a finger at first, or say a word. Bu...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 13, 2015
  • Length: 09:33
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Biohackers grow their own ink from soil-dwelling bacteria., Credit: La Paillasse
What does it mean to live in a world where biotech is done for and by the people? How long might it be until we are all growing our own ink, laund...

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 06, 2015
  • Length: 07:15
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 29:58
  • Purchases: 4
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British naturalist and jungle survivor of Borneo, Amazonia and the Congo, O’Hanlon sets off this time on a commercial fishing ship in the harsh wat...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio

  • Added: Dec 02, 2014
  • Length: 09:56
  • Purchases: 2
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What exactly is a dream job? Is it one that pays a lot of money? One where you don’t have to do much work? Is it one that makes you famous? …Or, is...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:58
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Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide has been linked to a mysterious fatal kidney disease among farmers in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. Join Food...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer

  • Added: Sep 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: FUTUREWORK: How Technology Will Redefine the Culture of Work
IEEE Spectrum Radio explores what the workplace will look like and what the meaning of work will be 30 years into the future.

Bought by KTSW 89.9, WUFT, KUER, WLPR, KFAI and more

  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 52
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The surprising history of a true cultural icon: the barber pole.

Bought by PRX Remix

  • Added: Feb 11, 2012
  • Length: 01:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paul Zak, Credit: James Duncan Davidson/TED
Phalana Tiller talks with author Ron Ashkenas about his HBR blog "Learn to Trust Your Gut." She also interviews neuroeconomist Paul Zak about his r...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
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Neurosurgeon Lee Buono and his eighth grade science teacher, Al Siedlecki, remember reconnecting after more than 15 years.

Bought by WEZU and KUOW

  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 01:52
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Inside Technology
15 and 30 second promos for "Dream Jobs 2011: Outside the Cubicle"

Bought by WESM 91.3 FM, KMXT, WEKU, WNIN, WCPN and more

  • Added: Aug 11, 2011
  • Length: :45
  • Purchases: 9