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Bitter Water

When a mine spill contaminated a river in the Navajo Nation, Navajo hydrologist Karletta Chief decided to investigate the potential impacts it had on her community. Our partner Science Friday has the story.

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Duration: 00:07:12

Station: Science Friday


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The Unisexuals: A Story of Salamanders and Sex

The unisexual mole salamander only has one sex-- female. Science Friday tells the story.

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Duration: 00:08:02

Station: Science Friday


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The Children Of Invention

The UK based non-profit organization, Little Inventors, encourages children to invent something that would solve a problem and then draw it.

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Duration: 00:05:52

Station: Science Friday


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The Distributed Mind

Researchers in Behavioral Neuroscience and Astrobiology are studying the mind of the octopus to understand how different kinds of brains process information.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:31

Station: Science Friday


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Sleeping Cuties: The Hibernation Habits of Dwarf Lemurs

Researchers try to determine the biological mechanisms that enable the fat-tailed dwarf lemur to hibernate for six months at a time. Figuring this out could lead to innovations in our world.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:05:54

Station: Science Friday


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The Seeds of Ghost Forests

Forested wetlands on the Atlantic Coast are transforming from once vibrant ecosystems to areas filled with dead or dying trees ("ghost forests"). Our partner Science Friday has the story.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:59

Station: Science Friday