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In this edition of Gus' Wild Side, we learn about the marbled murrelet....and also hear about Gus and his wife's encounter with a biologist who see...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2016
  • Length: 05:52
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This is Eat The Invaders - our occasional segment where we take a bite out of invasive species populations. On the menu today, one of the scariest,...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 16:07
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: In the video, the spiny water flea is depicted as an aggressive military general.
There are a lot of invasive species vying for the public’s attention, especially in the Great Lakes. So researchers trying to raise awareness about...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2016
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
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A Public Service Announcement For Neurotransmitters

  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: 05:14
Caption: Rock paper scissors, and its variations, may lie hidden in the math that underlies natural systems. (WBEZ/Gabriel Spitzer), Credit:  (WBEZ/Gabriel Spitzer)
Behind the workings of nature, there is math. It's the blueprint for galaxies and atoms. But WBEZ's science experiment is about to make it look eas...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2011
  • Length: 08:15
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cochineal Bug
You can't help but love insects when you listen to Kenyan entomologist Dino Martins. In this short piece he explains the natural history of the Coc...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2009
  • Length: 01:37
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In Alaska, sometimes it isn't "Go Fish"; it's "Go Mouse"...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2007
  • Length: 02:59
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Pumpkin Growing Contest in Massachusetts

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2006
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 2
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The story behind the word "salamander"

  • Added: Nov 24, 2006
  • Length: 02:45
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An stroll through the gory depths of a UC Berkeley Museum preparation lab -- the place where animals are skinned and stuffed for posterity -- in th...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: 11:44