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Caption: Your Brain's Reins, Credit: Seth Shostak
You are your brain, everyone agrees. But if your brain is damaged, are you still responsible for your actions? We hear of the first person to pl...

Bought by WRGY, CHSR-FM 97.9, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WTJU, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: May 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: You Are Exposed, Credit: Seth Shostak
There is no place like “ome.” Your microbiome is highly influential in determining your health and the course of disease. But it’s not the only “...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, KCSB-FM, and WRGY


  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: We Are VR, Credit: Seth Shostak
Will virtual reality make you a better person? Seth puts on a VR headset for an immersive experience of a man who’s evicted from his apartment. F...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, KCSB-FM and more


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: What Have You Got To Move, Credit: Seth Shostak
The world is an ocean of motion. Animal locomotion is necessary to survive, and evolution has provided a diverse means to do it: fins, feathers, a...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KCSB-FM, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: High Moon, Credit: Seth Shostak
“The moon or bust” is now officially bust. No private company was able to meet the Lunar X Prize challenge and arrange a launch by the 2018 deadli...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people, from Sandra Tsing Loh! Neanderthals start an art movement…a surprising health benefit fr...

Bought by KVSC, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KSQM 91.5 FM, KSKQ, and Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 34:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Brain Dust, Credit: Seth Shostak
The brain is a hot research topic, but despite all efforts, your grey matter largely remains a black box – an indecipherable web of neurons with a ...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, RadioFreePalmer, WMUU-LP, WRGY, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Hawkingravity, Credit: Seth Shostak
Stephen Hawking felt gravity’s pull. His quest to understand this feeble force spanned his career, and he was the first to realize that black hole...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! How mushrooms can help your commute…doing your taxes the Inca way…and the smog menace th...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KVSC, KSKQ, KSQM 91.5 FM, and Tri States Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat, Credit: Seth Shostak
Sherlock Holmes doesn’t have a science degree, yet he thinks rationally like a scientist. You can too! Learn the secrets of being irritatingly lo...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WRGY, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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In this episode of The Pivotal Leader, Gina Trimarco interviewed Jason Williford, a professional business speaker and executive consultant focused ...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 38:58
Caption: The X-Flies, Credit: Seth Shostak
Insects populations are declining. But before saying “good riddance,” consider that insects are essential to many ecosystems. Find out what might ...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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We find out how it all ends.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:57
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The kids arrive at the base. We come up with a simple way to separate fact from fiction.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 28:40
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The kids run into a problem. We explore the physiology of the zombie body.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:01
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The kids continue their journey. We explore the zombie brain.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 17:33
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The bike journey continues. We explore navigation.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 21:15
  • Purchases: 1
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The kids begin their journey to Vandenberg on bikes. We find out about transportation

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 23:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Space: Why Go There?, Credit: Seth Shostak
It takes a lot of energy and technology to rocket into space. Find out why it’s worth it, from the practical importance of satellites to the thril...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, WMUU-LP, KBBI, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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 WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Your daily 90-second dose of real science for real people! Medical miracles, from genetic fixes to skin repair glue – scientific news about your fa...

Bought by KSKQ, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, KVSC, Tri States Public Radio, and KSQM 91.5 FM


  • Added: Feb 24, 2018
  • Length: 31:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Quantum: Why We Want 'Em, Credit: Seth Shostak
Today, everything from cell phones to LED lighting depends on the weird behavior described by quantum mechanics. But will this strange physics soo...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WRGY, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Bacteria to the Future, Credit: Seth Shostak
Why did the chicken take antibiotics? To fatten it up and prevent bacterial infection. But farms have become superbug factories, threatening our l...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, RadioFreePalmer, KBBI, WMUU-LP, and WRGY


  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Creative Brains, Credit: Seth Shostak
Many animals are industrious and clever, but humans are unique in their creative and inventive impulses. Composer Anthony Brandt and neuroscientist...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: New UFO Evidence, Credit: Seth Shostak
It was a shocker of a story, splashed across the New York Times front page: The existence of a five-year long, hidden Pentagon study of UFOs. We c...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, Bandon Community Radio, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 7