• 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 12

By Glenn Simonsen

In which Dr. Robert W. Smith, University of Nebraska Chemistry professor, describes the enormity of distance between an organic molecule and the smallest living cell. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #129: The Nerve Show

By Various

This hour: how and why we're wired for sound. A look at music and the brain. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 9:00
  • USA

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Locusts!

By Lulu Miller

There’s a feeling you get when you encounter a swarm of insects. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:56
  • USA

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Love is Sweet Among Non-Human Animals

By Liz Wason

Love is delicious; love is disgusting. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Umami Sunshine

By Patricia McMillen

An exploration of the role of appetite in elderly health as well as the scientific basis of umami (also known as L-glutamate or glutamic acid), with ukelele accompaniment. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:45
  • USA

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All You Need is a Microwave

By David Schultz

Sometimes interviews take strange turns - especially when the interviewee is a nine-year-old boxer with an inventive imagination. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Gold Dust

By Laurence Yeung

What is the most expensive thing in the world? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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I Didn't Know That (Eyeborgs Really Exist)

By Britt Wray

A Canadian filmmaker who lost his eye replaces his prosthetic with a bionic camera-eye so he can shoot documentary video from his pupil. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #131: The Space Show

By Various

This hour: a one way mission to mars, a Russian cosmonaut's favorite music, the Voyager golden record, the sound of the northern lights, and more. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • UK

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What does that do?

By Brian Mackenwells

Dr Christine Blancher, at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics in Oxford, talks us through one of the big DNA sequencers they use to produce the string of letters (A, T, G, and C) which is your unique genetic code. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 0:00
  • USA

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One Way Ticket to Mars

By Roman Mars

NASA is figuring out how to take the next great leap into space. The difficulty is, if we leap to Mars, we might not make it back. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 32:00
  • USA

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The End of the World

By Scott Carrier

The idea was to drive around and talk to people about the end of the world. As producer Scott Carrier says, "There's no law against it." (more)

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  • 2009
  • 19:26
  • USA

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A Lucky Wind

By Soren Wheeler & Jad Abumrad

Do we live in a world where there is magic and meaning, or is it all just chance? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:00
  • USA

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The Colors Show

By Katie Mingle

This hour: a purple hotel, a family who argues over their skin color, a singing rainbow and more. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Life Is Sweet - as Long as It's Smeared with Skippy Peanut Butter

By Molly Jackel , Selena Polston & Cody Anderson

What happens when the only foods you’ll eat are French fries, peanut butter, and pizza - but you’re a grown-up? - an exploration of adult extreme picky eating. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • US

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Where do pigeons go when they die?

By Catherine Brinkworth & Chris Pearson

There are so many pidgeons in London, but why do you never see a dead one? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Gold Dust

By Laurence Yeung

What is the most expensive thing in the world? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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That Banana is Yellow

By Aleis Murphy

But what is yellow? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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#BuzzyNumbingElectricSourSpice

By Jeff Towne

The Sichuan Peppercorn provides a confusing, disorienting and compelling flavor to the spicy cuisine of Sichuan. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • UK

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What's Your Number?

By Marnie Chesterton

How many sexual partners is anyone prepared to admit to? (more)

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