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  • 5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
  • Vermont Public Radio
    The Eye On The Sky is Vermont's weather service. It is a production of the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium and Vermont Public Radio.
  • Rewilding Earth
    Rewilding Earth podcast is produced by The Rewilding Institute. Our guests range from activists to scientists to wildlands stewards and policy makers with whom we discuss wilderness recovery, species reintroduction, wildlands connectivity, and important work on the ground to restore wild nature to as much of ...
  • Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert and Joe as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future on Stuff To Blow Your Mind, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
  • Critical Frequency
    Putting the right people at the right dinner parties, funding university research centers to control the science on which regulation is based, placing weekly advertorials in The New York Times for 30 years. These are just some of the ways oil companies created climate denial and made it viral. Join us as we u...
  • Green Diva Studio
    The Green Divas family of podcasts include: the popular 50 Shades of Green Divas, GD Spirit Pub, GDp (GD Politics), the GD Mike Nowak Show; and a variety of topical short podcasts like GDs Heart Wildlife, Green Dudes, GD Eco-Sexy, GD Foodie-Philes, GDs @ Home, GDs Health & Beauty, GD Eco-Style, and quite a fe...
  • This weekly story-based show takes you behind the events, people, and nature that have shaped our National Parks, and the 417 units managed by the National Park Service.
  • Public Radio International; World Media Foundation
    Living on Earth is a weekly news and information program from PRI about the world's changing environment, ecology, and human health. If there's something new about global warming, climate change, environmental politics or environmental quality and human health, you can count on Host Steve Curwood and the LOE ...
  • Kyle Polich
    The Data Skeptic Podcast features interviews and discussion of topics related to data science, statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and the like, all from the perspective of applying critical thinking and the scientific method to evaluate the veracity of claims and efficacy of approaches.
  • Physical Attraction
    Physical Attraction is the show that tries to explain physics... one chat-up line at a time. So whether you're trying to seduce a physicist, or you're a physicist that needs help with seduction, we're here for you. Submit questions on Twitter to @physicspod
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  • Publication Date | Feb 17, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:48:46
    It's Valentine's week and love is in the air. So what else could the Naked Scientists be exploring but pain, dating and mind control?
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:00:58
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  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:42:36
    Topics: The fantastic biodiversity of southern Ohio Wildlands Philanthropy: protecting key areas by buying them Black bears and high population and industrial centers Bugs, fireflies, and miracles Native American heritage sites: earth works Nancy Stranahan serves as the Director of the Arc of Appalachia Prese...
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:00:58
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  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:02:30
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  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:26
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  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:48:27
    Do you feel like a different person during the winter? In this two-part Stuff to Blow Your Mind exploration, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick examine the extent to which winter affects human health and culture. From the winter transformations of the Kwakwa̱ka̱ʼwakw people to the latest studies on seasonal geneti...
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:18:33
    A recent report shows that, despite a lot of ads about "green" energy, U.S. oil companies have been expanding oil production at a time when scientists have warned that we need dramatic reductions in emissions and fossil fuel use to avoid catastrophe. We explore how that happened, and how it's fed into the dra...
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:29:31
    Mike and Peggy talk seed starting and swapping with Lisa Hilgenberg from the Chicago Botanic Garden. In her role as horticulturist for the Regenstein Fruit and Vegetable Garden, she is responsible for growing 50,000 plants and keeping them healthy for the more than one million people who visit CBG each year. ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 16, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:20:10
    In 1833, a small organization formed with the purpose to fund and build a monument "unparalleled in the world," in honor of once commander-in-chief of the Continental Army and the first President of the United States. Its completion, and its history, not unlike the Statue of Liberty, was fraught with funding ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:38
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  • Senate Passes Bipartisan Public Lands Bill / Understanding the Green New Deal / Beyond The Headlines / Monarch Butterflies Rebound / The Border Wall's Wildlife Impacts / Refugees Cultivate Healing Through Gardening In this episode, biologists warn that President Trump's plan to build a wall along the U.S.-...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:03:58
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  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:19:13
    One of the most challenging NLP tasks is natural language understanding and reasoning. How can we construct algorithms that are able to achieve human level understanding of text and be able to answer general questions about it? This is truly an open problem, and one with the bAbI dataset has been constructed ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:26:40
    [Reupload with the actual, correct file this time - sorry!  Thomas]    When Teller's dream of a hydrogen, fusion bomb was eventually realised, it was another physicist, Ulam, who really came up with the winning design... and the first steps along the road to nuclear fusion on Earth. Physical Attraction is th...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:00:58
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  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:31
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  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:06:01
    It’s stick season in New Hampshire; the leaves are gone, our landscape exposed; a white nivean blanket covers everything you see. Our trees are dormant. Aren’t they? To look at them, it wouldn’t seem that trees aren’t doing much right now. But it turns out there’s more going on than meets the eye. The phenome...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:23
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  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:06:38
    The oldest known intact Earth rock was collected on the moon in the 1970s. Learn how researchers think it got there it in this episode of BrainStuff.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts,...
  • Publication Date | Feb 15, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:21:24
    a.k.a. ‘blue babies’ Actual scientist EARYN MCGEE is here to, to educate you about some spiny lovely lizards! We get into toe clippings (it's more than you'd think), curiousity in STEM and also, poop.  Show Notes Earyn on Twitter Maggie on Twitter Drunk Safari on Twitter Drunk Safari on Facebook
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:31:44
    Raymond Dart was getting dressed for a wedding when he was given two boxes of rocks and fossils. Inside the boxes, he found the first evidence of humanity’s African origins. This episode tells the story of the 1924 discovery of the Taung Child through a never-before-released lecture by Dr. Raymond Dart. Show ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:36
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  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:39:57
    Outdoorsy types are the among the biggest ambassadors of Leave No Trace, a set of principles and best practices for sharing and conserving wilderness areas. But while most people agree on the broad strokes - DON'T SCREW UP NATURE! - sorting out the details can be an emotional and argumentative affair... espec...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:03:58
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  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:06:10
    The Discussion: The film Moon, boring lectures seminars, the age before mobile telephony, AweAst live shows drinks with listeners, and listeners’ suggestions for NASA spacecraft branding. The News: Rounding up the space exploration news this month we have: Growing plants on another world SpaceX launch sate...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:31
    Morning Forecast by VPR
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:00:58
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  • Learn about the best containers for starting seeds (and it’s not ice cream cones or eggshells), why leaf edges are important, and how to make “juice mousse.” Plus a discussion about how good potting mix can go bad. :31 What’s For Dinner: Juice Mousse – (no, not moose juice!) 4:04 Plant Noob: What are the “lea...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:25:43
    In this episode of CWP’s Go West, Young Podcast, we catch you up on a boatload of news about Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt. Then pollsters Lori Weigel and Dave Metz walk us through some of the highlights of the Conservation in the West Poll from the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project. ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:10:36
    The quote from Shakespeare "The earth has music for those who listen" is a favourite one of mine and the foundation of this episode. So is my motto Life is beautiful; enjoy it's beauty, because the gifts of nature are there for us to enjoy if we make time and take time to experience them.Sound, and particular...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:31:29
    Oxytocin, the so-called “love drug,” has been the subject of ongoing debate surrounding its impact on the human brain—but what does the latest science show? Bianca Jones Marlin, a neuroscientist and postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University, looks at the brains of female mice to see how oxytocin affects ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:51:12
    It’s Valentine’s Day again, which summons images of mythic Cupid and his bow. But we often forget that Cupid has TWO arrows in his quiver: the golden arrow of desire and the leaden arrow of aversion. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick discuss the mythic lead-slinger and ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:06:17
    Researchers have found genes that help determine the shapes of fruits and vegetables. Learn how this could (and couldn't) change what you see at the grocery store in today's episode of BrainStuff. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn a...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:40:08
    The Buildings Every day when you walk into work you assume your building is safe. What if it's not? We try to get answers about two 52-story towers in downtown L.A. built using construction methods that structural engineers no longer use. SHOW NOTES:Hosted by Jacob Margolis. Written and reported by Jacob Marg...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 01:05:32
    This episode contains: Survival. Both hosts are doing it. Steven at home with a teething kid, and Devon while visiting the post-apocalyptic oil fields of Bakersfield. Robot Underlings: A new prosthetic has been designed with sentience. The hand is able to send signals back to the user as feedback. The had is ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:15:48
    Monogamy seems completely impractical from an evolutionary perspective. If the "goal" of the survival of the fittest is to pass on your genes, how can limiting yourself to just ONE mate make any sense at all? Wouldn't playing the field be the best way to succeed? In most cases, yep. But in some select species...
  • Publication Date | Feb 14, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:47:46
    Some people head to warm climes when they go away for a few days. Dr Karl does the opposite. This week he is in Antarctica to answer your science questions, and is joined by glaciologist Dr Ben Galton-Fenzi and station leader at Casey Station, Chris MacMillian.
  • In this Episode we discuss Elderberry Expansion, Seed Starting, Greenhouse Construction, and listener Questions.  Check us out on Instagram and Facebook for pictures and the opportunity to have your questions answered each month.   If you Enjoy our Podcast, Please leave us an iTunes review! We really apprecia...
  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:36
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  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:47
    Annie Morgan This week, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger joins us in a conversation around the recent developments regarding TransCanada’s LNG Pipeline proposal on Wet’suwet’en Territory. It is our ...
  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:03:58
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  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:42:19
    Radio telescopes are delivering stunning images that, in some cases, current optical telescopes can’t equal. Witness the 20 beautiful protoplanetary disks imaged by the DSHARP team using the ALMA radio telescope in Chile. The diversity of these proto-solar systems is astounding. Principal investigator Sean An...
  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:41:08
    Dinosaur of the day Mussaurus, the "mouse lizard" sauropodomorph from Argentina. In dinosaur news this week: A new Amargasaurus relative, Bajadasaurus, was described with some amazing neck spines A dinosaur foot including feathers and scutes was found preserved in amber The original feather that defined Arch...
  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:00:58
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  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:31
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  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:01:23
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  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:06:22
    About 500 years ago, creating clever collective nouns for groups of animals, objects, and people was trendy, and some of those nouns of assemblage stuck. Learn the history of this quirk of the English language in today's episode of BrainStuff.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.h...
  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:38:23
    Guest: Ovie Mughelli, Former NFL Pro Bowl Running Back, Sustainability Advocate, Creator of Comic  Book Gridiron GreenDescription: Former NFL pro bowl running back Ovie Mughelli talks about his incredible journey from All Pro NFL running back to sustainability advocate. Mughelli will fill us in on wh...
  • Publication Date | Feb 13, 2019
    Episode Duration | 00:17:05
    Emily Pennington was super in love with her boyfriend. But a backpacking trip put that to the test.