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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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Researchers win an award for original work on implicit bias.

Bought by KENW, WTIP, and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 14, 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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Green roofs in New York City attract birds.

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


  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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
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The metaphor of the Tortoise and the Hare can be applied to the speed of life of animals of all sizes, according to new research.

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


  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 4
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