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A listener wants to know if skunks are repelled by their own smell.

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

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Swamp Sparrow, Credit: Robert Lachlan
How a small songbird’s cultural traditions persist for more than a thousand years.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jun 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Geese are holing up in the big city during the winter to avoid hunters.

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eric Toensmeier
Can simply changing how and what we grow really make a difference to a changing climate? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, author and agricult...

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 28:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Unbeknownst to most commuters, ferns grow at the Van Ness-UDC Metro station in Washington, D.C.., Credit: Andy Baldwin
What's the perfect environment for a fern species dating back 65 million years? Look no further than Washington, D.C.'s subway system.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 05:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Extraction of rose scents,, Credit: A. Cheziere/Université Jean Monnet
When it comes to their scent, not all roses are created equal. Now researchers have identified the gene responsible for how fragrant a flower will ...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jul 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A meta-analysis of organic farming profits indicates the practice makes economic sense.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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The secret behind a beetle’s ability to shoot rapid pulses of high temperature toxins.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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New research reveals that careless bird feeding can harm native species.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 04, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The skin of a newly discovered frog species transitions from spiny to smooth in a matter of minutes depending on its background.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: Monarchs in flight., Credit: Sonia Altizer
Scientists have identified the genetic underpinnings of monarch butterfly migration.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:00
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Caption: (A) Overview of a nest. Individual brood cells are separated by thin walls of soil material. (B) The nest is closed by a vestibular cell filled with dead ants. (C) Contents of a vestibular cell. (D) Female bone-house wasp. , Credit: Merten Ehmig (A, B), Michael Staab (C, D).
Bone house wasps place dead ants in their nests to ward off predators and parasites.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • 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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This year’s outbreak of the West Nile virus is breaking records, with over 1500 cases reported so far. One researcher believes that decreasing the ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 02:32
  • Purchases: 1
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One key to curtailing the West Nile virus? Birds.

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 28:59