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Can tweets reveal how thoughts and moods shift throughout the day?

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Hitoshi Morikawa., Credit: University of Texas, Austin
Could a drug erase the memories that keep addicts coming back for more?

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pericles' Funeral Oration., Credit: Philipp von Foltz/1852
How did historical leaders once address crowds of thousands, unaided by modern amplification

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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People who are financially dependent on their spouse June be more likely to cheat on them.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: A juvenile smalltooth sawfish., Credit: (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)
A critically endangered fish may be making up for to a lack of mates by reproducing without sex.

Bought by KENW and WLPR


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Measles vaccination in Ethiopia., Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia Creative Commons License BY-NC-ND 2.0, via flickr
The measles vaccine protects the immune system from other infectious diseases.

Bought by KENW, KMXT, and WLPR


  • Added: May 08, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Virtual “bodyswapping” helps people set aside unconscious biases towards others.

  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: SEM of MRSA, Credit: (Janice Carr/Deepak Mandhalapu/M.H.S./CDC)
Researchers are testing a vaccine against life-threatening antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Bought by KMXT and WXDU


  • Added: Dec 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Caryn Lerman, Ph.D. led the MRI study of smoker's brains., Credit: Caryn Lerman (University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Brain scans can predict a quitter’s likelihood of smoking again.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The outcome of a medical test could be affected by the time of day.

Bought by WXDU


  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Humans relate better to robots that avert their eyes at well-chosen moments.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:00