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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Butterflies, lost and found…mysterious rock-eating worms…and why you just can’t say no t...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KVSC, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, WNED, KPOV and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Mind-reading caps... voyages to inner space... and spiders using slingshots! Explore the...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WNED, KPOV, KKRN, Radio Baha'i, WLGI and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Dark matter in your freezer…birth control in your earrings…and insulin shots that come i...

Bought by KGLP, KKRN, KPOV, WNED, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2019
  • Length: 32:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Big word for a genetic mutation where an animal is split with one side being entirely female and the other male. This can happen in some species of...

  • Added: Jul 04, 2019
  • Length: 05:14
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Medical science on the fly. Turns out you only need to pull a few G's to loosen that stubborn kidney stone.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 03:24
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I do love wandering around little towns and Willcox is a fun one to poke around in. And it is true that the town of Willcox is an excellent base c...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2019
  • Length: 05:06
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Hospitalist Ann Knapp navigates her own doubts and assumptions when her patient, a ninety-year-old man, states he wants to die -- today.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:25
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Meet C. explodens; worker ants who rupture their own abdomens--filled with toxic goo--to protect the colony from predators.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 03:59
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African Wild Dogs appear to vote on pack activities by sneezing.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Cougars are beautiful and stealthy solitary hunters. Until they want to mate. Then they sound like a person being run through a garbage compactor. ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Where we talk about Dr. Nathalie Stroeymeyt and her foraging, black garden ants. Infected ants seem to stay away from other ants. Find out why.

  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 02:49
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Well, I’m not sure I can add a whole lot more to this true story, but here are a few ringtail facts that are fun. Okay, fun for nature geeks like y...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:10
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One of America's most bizarre food battles

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 20:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Autumn is the season of migration for many avian species and in the borderlands of southern Arizona hummingbirds are passing through, sparrows are ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2016
  • Length: 10:30
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My friend Jimmy Fingerbutton invented a perpetual motion machine. I was the first person he showed it to. I guess he figured I had the right qual...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 11:38
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THIS WEEK: Splitting the Clapper Rail; bird feeding help for condo owners; a swimming songbird; and, are you out there, Saskatchewan?

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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THIS WEEK: Is it a bird…or a cowboy boot? Help is on the way for the Wood Thrush, but will it arrive in time? And we answer a listener's question a...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2014
  • Length: 30:00
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One month after the Mayan apocalypse of 2012, the Generation Anthropocene team of Leslie Chang, Mike Osborne, and Miles Traer chat about the relati...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2013
  • Length: 23:30
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In one of the most entertaining episodes of Radio Rounds to date, hosts Lakshman Swamy and Yojan Patel speak with the one of a kind “ZDoggMD,” the ...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2012
  • Length: 29:30
Caption: Dr. Robert C. Baker
The story of the late Dr. Robert Baker, famous food scientist at Cornell, who invented the chicken nugget.

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 21:53
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AMA Approved Radiation

  • Added: Mar 16, 2012
  • Length: 07:08
Caption: Paleontologist Paul Sereno
Why do dinosaurs ignite our imaginations and why do we have so many misconceptions about them? In this episode, Gabriel Spitzer tackles those quest...

Bought by KUT and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Mar 30, 2011
  • Length: 08:47
  • Purchases: 2
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Laughter really IS the best medicine! The 2-minute health interstitial your station has needed!

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1