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Caption: The Tsaobis Baboon Project in Namibia., Credit: Alecia Carter/Tsaobis Baboon Porject, CC-BY
Shy baboons are less likely to put what they learn from watching others to use.

  • Added: Mar 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Robot toy box., Credit: Julia Fink
Could a robot toy box help get your kids to clean up?

  • Added: Mar 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Young satellite tagged loggerhead turtle released off the southeast Florida coast., Credit: Jim Abernethy/NMFS Permit 1551
Scientists are using satellites to track the mysterious migrations of young sea turtles.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Grey Seal., Credit: (Mateusz Wlodarczyk/Wikipedia)
Melting sea ice allows marine mammal species that were once isolated to intermingle – and share diseases.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Drone aircraft could help teach endangered California condors where to find food.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2014
  • Length: 01:02
Caption: A schematic of transcranial magnetic stimulation., Credit: Credit: Eric Waserman/NIH
An experimental treatment for bulimia nervosa may help restore connections within the brain that influence eating behavior in some patients.

  • Added: Jan 02, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Toolik Lake, in Alaska's Arctic wilderness., Credit: Copyright John C. Wingfield
Like the pioneers of the American West, the birds that are now settling the Arctic frontier in response to climate change aren’t necessarily the bi...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: California Condor with chick. , Credit: Joseph Brandt/Pacific Southwest Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Captive-bred California Condors lack role models to show them how to survive in the wild. But wildlife biologists are there to help them navigate t...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2013
  • Length: 01:00
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Dave Brubeck on the importance of Cultural Exchange

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KMUW, KBEM and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2008
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 17
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If you ever need to shoo a herd of elephants out of your backyard, new research suggests that you may want to unleash: the bees!

Bought by WYOU


  • Added: Feb 27, 2008
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Who could guess that a shovel of dirt would reveal a long-lost treasure?

  • Added: Feb 20, 2007
  • Length: 01:30
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Home Depot Hijinks

Bought by KZYX and WUSM


  • Added: Jan 23, 2007
  • Length: 03:31
  • Purchases: 2
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The Siberian permafrost - a sub-Arctic peat bog about the size of France and Germany - is chock full of carbon that's trapped in its frozen soils. ...

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Dec 17, 2006
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Here's why Cornell Park is the hot place to be.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2006
  • Length: 02:17
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A family operates on the same principle as a jazz combo: improvisation on a theme.

Bought by WQJC and WVPE


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Twin sisters are torn between the fear of losing each other and wanting to break away from each other now that one of them is getting married.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An ingenuous young taxi driver applies for a bank loan, inspired by his father's vision of American opportunity, to start a steel mill.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A grandmother-to-be is departing to visit her daughter who is having her first baby. Her husband assures her, yes, he can take care of himself.

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A man describes to his lover the experience of consoling a friend who had just learned of the death of her father. A module from "Family Snapshots...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An elderly woman phones her older brother to let him know she's having a risky, life-saving operation. She ends up comforting him.

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Are the frustrations in their late-in-life marriage outweighed by their real commitment? Her advice: "Get everything in writing."

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Two men talk of a couple whose bizarre lifestyle has nevertheless supported a love and commitment stronger than what the men have experienced in th...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An elderly woman has been notified that her ex-husband has died. Her friend makes the mistake of extending sympathy.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2004
  • Length: 01:38