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Scientists discover that giraffes inherit their spots.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WLPR, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The 1918 influenza pandemic killed 50 million people., Credit: US Army
Scientists are learning from history’s most deadly pandemic.

Bought by WLPR, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A new study shows that birds can learn from recordings in the wild.

Bought by KRZA, WLPR, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The 2017 total eclipse on August 21, 2017, Credit: Susanne Bard
The 2017 total solar eclipse captured the public imagination and taught kids about bees.

Bought by WLPR, Spokane Public Radio, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Do dogs understand our words?, Credit: Susanne Bard
How much human language does your dog really understand?

Bought by KRZA, Spokane Public Radio, WLPR, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Virtual reality experiences could boost empathy.

Bought by WTIP and KENW


  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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A listener wants to know if skunks are repelled by their own smell.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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The most helpful toddlers show empathy when they’re infants.

Bought by WAMC, WTIP, and KENW


  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Girls get slightly higher grades in science and math worldwide than boys, but fewer enter STEM professions.

Bought by WTIP, KENW, and WAMC


  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A giant insect gobbles up guppies – and other small animals.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, and WTIP


  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Spring is arriving early to North American wildlife refuges because of climate change.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Two areas of our brain communicate to filter out the noise caused by our own movements.

Bought by KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Marshes could help cool off of increasingly hot summer conditions.

Bought by KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Merzouga, Morocco Sahara desert camel trek, Credit:  Evaldas Liutkus/Flickr/CCO
Solar and wind farms would provide abundant electricity to the Sahara desert, and result in increased rainfall and vegetation as well.

Bought by KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: What sets a worker apart from a queen bee?, Credit: maggiedurch/Pixabay
The diet of baby bees activates genes that turn some into workers and others into queens.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Robots help children with autism develop social skills at home.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Can robots exert peer pressure, influencing people’s decisions?

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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An animal that grows up, reproduces and dies of old age in just a few weeks.

  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers discover the genetic basis for elephants’ resistance to cancer.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Zebra finches
Researchers have discovered that when songbirds dream, the vocal muscles they use for singing become active.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A nurse works to inspire others in the profession to try their hand at inventing.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Edible crickets could improve gut health.

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Houseplants, Credit: Pixabay
Could genetically engineered houseplants protect our homes?

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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New research shows that salamanders are more adaptable to warming temperatures than was thought.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3