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Can’t Think Straight? Grab a Glass of Water. That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Houseplants, Credit: Pixabay
Could genetically engineered houseplants protect our homes?

  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: What makes horses sontent?, Credit: (JACLOU-DL Pixabay)
Horses snort when they’re content.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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This time on PEACE TALKS RADIO, we'll talk about empathy and compassion in medicine. There's an increasing recognition that compassionate care not ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Hunting big game science news about elephants, hippos and whales! Why getting high can b...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2018
  • Length: 34:30
Caption: On Thin Ice, Credit: Seth Shostak
Ice is more than a repository for water that would otherwise raise the level of our oceans. It’s part of Earth’s cooling system … a barrier preven...

Bought by Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, Royalton Community Radio, WYAP, KAZU, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Statistically, asteroid hunters are thought to have discovered 90% of our potentially dangerous celestial neighbors greater than 1 KM in diameter. ...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and WTIP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: L-R: Andrew Revkin, Elizabeth Kolbert, David Roberts
Science and environmental reporter Andrew Revkin has been writing about climate change since the 1980s, including 21 years for The New York Times. ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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HOUR ONE: 'Saving Bees' - Bees are endangered, but all over the world, people are stepping up to save them — in backyards, science labs, and the ur...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: :00
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Is booing an act of verbal vandalism or the last true expression of democracy? And: when you drive a Prius, are you guilty of “conspicuous conserva...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
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Spectrum: Robot for chronically ill children - On today’s show – can a robot really stop loneliness for sick kids? We talk to a researcher beh...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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People have been spying on each other for forever. This episode is about what changed when spies upped their game (literally), rising into the sky....

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 27:20
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Launching Scene on Radio Season 3 series—MEN—co-hosts John Biewen and Celeste Headlee look at the problems of male supremacy. And we visit Deep Tim...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 37:45
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The U.S. Navy attempted to develop a shark attack repellant after many sailors were attacked during WWII. The first step was the formation of a “Sh...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 24:15
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Comet C/2018 M1 (Catalina) is eternal in the sense that it will likely wander the vast space between the stars in our Milky Way Galaxy until the e...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and WTIP


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Romain Troublé
The next time you sip on a drink from a straw, you may want to think twice because humans are producing an inordinate amount of plastic waste on st...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: A view of Oukaïmeden Observatory, with the Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey (MOSS) dome in the foreground., Credit: Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey
One of the Planetary Society’s 2018 Shoemaker Near-Earth Object grants has gone to the astronomers searching the sky from a mountaintop in the Nort...

Bought by KWMR, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KRZA, WMUU-LP, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:50
  • Purchases: 6
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“The rocks are beyond slow, beyond strong, and yet yielding to a soft green breath as powerful as a glacier, the mosses wearing away their surfaces...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Henk Ovink, Credit: Peter Magielsen
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not ...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
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This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Mona Siddiqui, Chief Data Officer at the US Department of Health and Human Servi...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 30:01
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Concierto presents classical music in English and in Spanish. Classical favorites performed by Hispanic artists are alternated with music by Spanis...

Bought by WSMC, WOSU, Marfa Public Radio, KHSU, WRTU and more


  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 34
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This batch of CurrentCast features mapping what lies beneath, invasive Eurasian ruffe, blazing trails in Michigan, microbes on meds, and more...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 20:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Red wolf howling.
Red wolves used to roam free across most of the eastern United States, from Maine to Florida, from Missouri to Texas, one of the top dogs in the fo...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2018
  • Length: 24:08
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What Could a Justice Kavanaugh Mean for the Environment? That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

Bought by KKRN, KSFR, KRZA, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and KKFI


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 06:52
  • Purchases: 5
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Biological soil crusts are an enigmatic sight on the Colorado Plateau. In this show, we explore what biocrusts are doing out in the desert. We spea...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 26:41