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You’re driving your car down a street and as you pass, a camera takes a photo of your license plate. Who is taking the photo and what are they doin...

Bought by WABE, Troy Public Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
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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Forget about point-of-sale displays. What if you could get people talking about your products right before they are ready to buy? Takuro Yoshida, C...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2013
  • Length: 43:00
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An investigation into the stuff that makes anything digital actually possible: rare earth minerals. Host Benjamen Walker uncovers the dark story be...

Bought by KALW, KVMR, KUT, and WCAI / WNAN

  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Reporter Britta Conroy-Randall took a trip with blind advocate Romeo Edmead to find out how easy to is for him to get around town.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Accessible Media Inc.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 2
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Life is everywhere and we have a tough time killing it when sending our spacecraft off to Mars. However, in the lab, life is elusive. We look at th...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Aug 26, 2012
  • Length: 15:03
  • Purchases: 2
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How small and how large can life be? Hear scientists consider various answers to these questions and even attempt to convince you that life can be ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 10:49
  • Purchases: 2
From: Bishop Sand
Series: Sift
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What is life? In the first installment of our "origin of life" topic, hear various attempts to define life and ponder the life of the internet.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Bestselling author Joel Garreau shows in his book, Radical Evolution, that we are at a turning point in history. At this moment we are engineering...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:58
Caption: The Stairs hydroelectric dam in Big Cottonwood Canyon, one of the oldest sources of electricity for Salt Lake City., Credit: Ross Chambless
Do you know where your electricity comes from?

  • Added: Sep 21, 2011
  • Length: 06:12
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We dive into the Schrödinger's Cat paradox and ask what it reveals about the nature of quantum mechanics and physics in general.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 09:48
  • Purchases: 2
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Sustainable Design for the Future, from IEEE Spectrum Magazine and the National Science Foundation. Sustainable planning – of buildings and communi...

Bought by CHSR-FM 97.9, KZYX, KISU, WNYC, KZYX and more

  • Added: Mar 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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: An Iraqi holds up his non-functioning phone., Credit: Associated Press
From Signal Interrupted, on April 30, 2010. War News Radio reports on a new device that's interrupting communications in Iraq.

  • Added: Apr 30, 2010
  • Length: 06:31
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Just in time for the global climate summit in Copenhagen and the debate on a climate and energy bill in Washington, this half hour special from Hig...

Bought by KGNU, KGLT, WXDU, KGNU, KSFR and more

  • Added: Nov 22, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 8
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One Hour Radio Special presented by The National Science Foundation and IEEE Spectrum Radio exploring emerging global water issues.

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WEKU, KGOU, WCAI / WNAN, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more

  • Added: Jul 28, 2009
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 13
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When severe weather strikes, like last winter's ice storm, Kentuckians rely on portable generators for power. But dozens of people die every year f...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2009
  • Length: 04:51
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Whether they're prompted by ice storms in Kentucky or hurricanes along the Gulf Coast, during electrical outages, many Americans turn to portable g...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2009
  • Length: 04:51
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Global hunger - can the world handle the hungry population? Experts suggest various ways to feed more than 6-billion people every day.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2008
  • Length: 29:00
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This on-the-road magazine special looks at our sources of energy - present and future - beginning with our Virginia producer who traces her househo...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio and KFAI

  • Added: Jul 09, 2008
  • Length: 29:04
  • Purchases: 2

  • Added: Jul 04, 2008
  • Length: 08:53

  • Added: Jul 04, 2008
  • Length: 08:49
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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Solar and wind get all the press, but geothermal is poised for a comeback

Bought by WBEZ and WAMC

  • Added: Oct 16, 2007
  • Length: 05:01
  • Purchases: 2
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The Port of Oakland keeps shelves stocked at big box stores like WalMart? and Target. But what's the real cost to people who live nearby?

  • Added: Sep 21, 2007
  • Length: 05:48
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Scientists use MRIs to study the neurology of shopping

Bought by KUOW and New Hampshire Public Radio

  • Added: Jul 23, 2007
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 2