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90 second modules that celebrate the natural world and bring the wonder of nature into daily life.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 07:30
Caption: Trees stressed by drought in the Southwestern U.S., Credit: William Anderegg
Droughts are reducing the ability of trees to slow climate change.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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Baby finches that are stressed out early in life turn to unrelated adults rather than their parents for guidance.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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A call to ban the sale of exotic pet salamanders to protect native populations.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
Caption: Comet 67P on July 5, 2015., Credit: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM
Comet 67P offers a window into the early solar system, and harbors organic compounds that may have provided building blocks for life on earth.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
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In 2003, Flatland officially stepped out of the world of fiction and into the laboratory in the form of bizarrely thin sheets of carbon atoms, call...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2015
  • Length: 02:00
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Does stealth technology make warplanes invisible? Don't bet your future on it.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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Is there unlimited free energy in the vacuum of the space-time continuum? Or, as you may have suspected, is this just another scam from the flim-fl...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Dolphin diets provide insight about preventing diabetes.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Engineers are designing more efficient cooling systems inspired by physical processes in nature.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Artist’s depiction of the four-legged snake Tetrapodophis amplectus subduing a mammal., Credit: Julius T. Cstonyi
A fossil of a four-legged snake links snakes with their lizard ancestors.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jumping spiders have excellent vision, making them good candidates for virtual reality., Credit: Rowan McGinley
Virtual reality helps researchers study animal behavior and learning.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Is there any truth in the eternal complaint, "I eat next to nothing and I still can't lose weight!"?

  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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What does the Second Law of Thermodynamics have to do with anything? Why does it matter that heat can never travel from a cold body to a hot one?

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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Have you ever wondered just how small a community of humans can be and still function fully? Don't trust what you see on television.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 03:00
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Two is a pretty modest number, isn’t it? I mean, how much can you do with two? I am not asking college students; we all know what their answer woul...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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Few things excite mankind’s attention quite as much as free energy and better weapons do, and the otherwise anonymous and largely ignored element, ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:30
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Drones are in the news, more and more. Part of their fascination lies in their ability to fly and almost take us with them. But, the reality is tha...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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What would you call that eerie ability to see things that are unseen by others? You’d call it “a sixth sense”, wouldn’t you? Well, you’d be wrong. ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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Over four hundred years ago, Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake by the church for heresy, yet, today, he's remembered as a martyr to science. H...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 02:30
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What happens when a very expensive space probe mission falls flat on its face and fails? It's not always as bad as it seems.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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Can computer programs help people feel more comfortable sharing their personal problems?

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Satellite image of a plankton bloom in green, off the coast of Patagonia. , Credit: NASA
Marine microorganisms make clouds brighter and more reflective.

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A soft-bodied, high-jumping robot really gets around.

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Scientists take a close look at a single celled creature with a complex eye.

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00
  • Purchases: 1