Science/Technology

The River That Runs Through Portland

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After 30 years of amazing service Bob Sallinger is retiring from Portland Audubon. Bob's record as an advocate, activist, naturalist, wildlife researcher, and wildlife rehabber, and his deep ties to the community, have led to many of the most exciting conservation wins in P... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 23, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Border Patrol: Nearly every year since the 1990s the U.S. Congress has increased the appropriation for the Border Patrol and the whole apparatus of border protection. Yet every ... Read more

Waymap CEO Tom Pey -- Jon Maier: WTF Is An ETF?

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Sea Change Radio
  Part 1: Have you ever watched in amazement as a visually impaired person nimbly maneuvers their way through a crowded subway station? Well, some thoughtful innovations are being developed to enable people with low vision to navigate the world with greater ease. This week... Read more

Coming to Our Animal Senses

Airs at: Fri, 01/06/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Animals experience the world differently. There are insects that can see ultraviolet light, while some snakes can hunt in the dark thanks to their ability to sense infrared. Such differences are not restricted to vision: Elephants can hear subsonic sounds, birds navigate... Read more

The Fourth Extinction

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Can we, humanity, prevent the fourth great extinction and looming climate roasting? Bill Resnick talks to Tierra Curry of the Center for Biodiversity. She’s a Senior Scientist and Director of the Center’s Saving Life on Earth Campaign. She discusses the long standing stale... Read more

Is there a God? What does science say about the Creator?

Airs at: Thu, 12/29/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Michio Kaku hosts and moderates a conversation about the proof of God according to current, mainstream science.  Host: Dr. Michio Kaku, popular physicist, scientist and speaker, professor of theoretical physics in the City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center. K... Read more

Buscando America on 12/13/22

Airs at: Tue, 12/13/2022 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio escucha una conversación con Felicia de North Portland Community Acupuncture sobre los servicios que ofrece esta clínica comunitaria. Radio Altepee presenta una produccion sobre la diáspora africana y su proceso en Mesoamerica. Un 8 de diciembre el Doctor J... Read more

Keeping Humans in the Loop

Airs at: Fri, 12/09/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
  As our world becomes more challenging, can we maintain control of our own future? Threats arise not just from climate change or inventions such as artificial intelligence, but also from our digital aids: algorithms that classify and define our wants, our needs, and our b... Read more

Sorry For The Disruption

Airs at: Thu, 12/08/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radio Ecoshock
  Truly green energy is not easy. I'ts even harder deep in the Amazon. Trials and tributaries from Dr. Emilio Moran, lead author of "Advancing convergence research: Renewable energy solutions for off-grid communities". Then, sustainability expert Dr. Jem Bendell apologizes... Read more

The evolution of the brain - Religion as a by product of human evolution

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Guests: Steve Pinker of Harvard speaks of the evolution of the brain. -- Philosopher Daniel Dennet argues that religion is a by product of human evolution. -- Note: Both guests discuss these heavy and profound topics from the mostly mainstream science perspective. --  ... Read more