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Caption: Becoming Wise, Credit: On Being Studios
The physicist Leonard Mlodinow changes how we think about the agency we have in shaping our own destinies. As a scientist, he works with principles...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 07:38
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Caption: The 1918 influenza pandemic killed 50 million people., Credit: US Army
Scientists are learning from history’s most deadly pandemic.

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

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

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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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.

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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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.

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

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

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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National Parks may harbor smog along with their forests and wildlife.

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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High levels of CO2 may reduce levels of crop nutrients.

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Some lizards thrive despite a toxic pigment that turns their blood green.

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  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Are ape beds cleaner than ours?

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  • Added: May 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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What if you could have someone else’s memories?

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  • Added: May 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers make a map of the brain cells that transmit pain.

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  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Scientists decode the genome of a rare, primitive mammal with a venomous bite.

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers use sonar to locate lost fishing gear that harms sealife.

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Infants use an early form of deductive reasoning.

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
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Caption: A wrasse "cleans" a larger fish. , Credit: Simon Gingins
Reef fish make better decisions when smaller fish keep them clean.

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Why false news spreads faster than the truth on social media.

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Age-defying bats are providing clues into the prevention of diseases of old age.

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2018
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Caption: Purple sea urchins grow to fit perfectly inside cavities that they create themselves. , Credit: Mike Russell (CC BY)
Sea urchins carve out their own homes in the rock with their teeth.

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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Researchers are learning about aging from people over 80 who haven’t experienced cognitive decline.

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
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Pigeons serve as indicators of lead levels in city neighborhoods.

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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