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Organizers Hope U.N. Climate March Will Be Largest In History

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Hundreds of thousands are expected at a march in New York City ahead of the United Nations climate summit. Organizers want to send a message to world leaders that it's time to take concrete action.

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Radiolab

'Murdersquishing' Them To Death: How Little Bees Take On Enormous Hornets

Friday, September 19, 2014

They are small. They are weak. They are vulnerable. But these little bees take on a humongous predator in the most ingenious way.
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PRI's The World

When environmental activists march in New York, look for immigrants at the head of the parade

Friday, September 19, 2014

A climate change march expected to draw thousands in New York on Sunday will be led in part by groups of immigrants. Organizers say it shows that the movement for action on climate change is broadening beyond the traditional profile of environmental activists.

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His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

Friday, September 19, 2014

In the new exhibit "Genesis," the noted photographer Sebastiao Salgado shares his vision of "a kind of state of humanity of the planet," from Amazon tribes to frozen Siberia.

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His Camera Takes Us To The World 'We Must Preserve'

Friday, September 19, 2014

In the new exhibit "Genesis," the noted photographer Sebastiao Salgado shares his vision of "a kind of state of humanity of the planet," from Amazon tribes to frozen Siberia.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Whole World's Gearing Up for This March

Friday, September 19, 2014

Will you be marching on Sunday? Three guests from around the world talk climate change and what this Sunday's People's Climate March plans to accomplish.

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'Murdersquishing' Them To Death: How Little Bees Take On Enormous Hornets

Friday, September 19, 2014

They are small. They are weak. They are vulnerable. But these little bees take on a humongous predator in the most ingenious way.

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Morning Edition

The Poor Don't Always Benefit From Democracy, Mortality Rates Show

Friday, September 19, 2014

Is Democracy a key to better levels of health in a country? That's long been the belief, but we hear about some research that shows that isn't always the case.

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Morning Edition

How NASA's New Spaceships Stack Up

Friday, September 19, 2014

Earlier this week, NASA awarded two contracts for new spaceships to commercial companies. Here's how they compare.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What Do Astronauts Eat?

Friday, September 19, 2014

A food scientist explains how to prepare special food for space travelers.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Restaurant Etiquette, Ice Cream, What Astronauts Eat

Friday, September 19, 2014

Philip Galanes gives advice on of eating out. Food science and making food for astronauts. Recipes from Brooklyn’s Ample Hills Creamery. Please Explain nose-to-tail eating.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Megatrends: Climate Change; Women’s Rights

Friday, September 19, 2014

Comedian Lizz Winstead on women’s reproductive rights, global ambassadors ahead of this weekend’s huge climate march; and a look at megatrends like globalization and erratic weather.

All Things Considered

A Frightening Curve: How Fast Is The Ebola Outbreak Growing?

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Health leaders now say the Ebola epidemic is growing exponentially. That means, if nothing changes in the next few weeks, we could see at least 60,000 Ebola cases by the end of 2014.

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All Things Considered

A Coastal Paradise Confronts Its Watery Future

Thursday, September 18, 2014

With rising seas, cities like Satellite Beach, Fla., are debating options: defend the shoreline to avoid destruction, or retreat, withdrawing homes and businesses from the water's edge.

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Radiolab

Juicervose

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Ron and Cornelia Suskind had two healthy young sons, thriving careers and a brand new home when their youngest, Owen, started to disappear. 
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Sweet: Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme Pump Up Pledge On Palm Oil

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Two major doughnut chains have bowed to consumer pressure to better police their palm oil purchases. Environmentalists say it's a win for consumers, trees and animals.

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Science Friday

The People's March Against Climate Change

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Ahead of the United Nations Climate Summit, the People’s Climate March in New York City will bring a public voice to the climate change discussion.

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Science Friday

Shake Your Silk-Maker: The Dance of the Peacock Spider

Thursday, September 18, 2014

With their ornately colored bodies, rhythmic pulsations, and booty-shaking dance moves, male peacock spiders attract mates and researchers alike.

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Science Friday

‘Dr.Fill’ Vies for Crossword Solving Supremacy

Thursday, September 18, 2014

A computer program named “Dr.Fill” competes against human solvers for crossword puzzle glory.

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Science Friday

Functional Features: The Evolution of the Human Face

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Human social interaction may have been the reason faces evolved to be varied and unique.

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