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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.

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

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

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
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One is fun, and zero is a hero, in our engineering programming languages. This is Episode 73 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on fa...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 03:42

  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
The World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:00

  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
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  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Green roofs in New York City attract birds.

Bought by WTIP and WLPR


  • Added: Sep 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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.

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
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 WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Aug 27, 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

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
Caption: A Moment of Science
The Importance of White Paint for Airplanes

  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 02:00
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Keep your data streams from going helter skelter with the help of a Kalman filter. This is Episode 70 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal s...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:01
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National Parks may harbor smog along with their forests and wildlife.

Bought by WTIP, WLPR, and KENW


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Our shared history has shaped how dogs respond to our emotions.

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: What makes horses sontent?, Credit: (JACLOU-DL Pixabay)
Horses snort when they’re content.

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  • Added: Jul 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Turning cancer cells into cancer-fighting machines.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Forget to get your tare, and you might shed a tear. This is Episode 69 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, o...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 03:31

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 02:00