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Falling Water

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2019

Falling Water

Animating a waterfall.

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Carl Safina: What are animals thinking?

18

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2019

Carl Safina: What are animals thinking?

A new perspective on animal intelligence.

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Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

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Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

A storyteller suggests an answer.

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My Life As A Turkey

My Life As A Turkey

A true turkey story for Thanksgiving.

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A New Tree of Life

A New Tree of Life

Where are you on the Tree of Life?

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Forgotten Microbe Could Transform Medicine

Forgotten Microbe Could Transform Medicine

Phages may come to the rescue.

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Acid Lakes

Acid Lakes

No swimming in the lake.

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Remembrance Poppies

Remembrance Poppies

Using poppies to remember.

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Orion Rising

Orion Rising

The Greeks named the constellations.

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Alpine Indicators

Alpine Indicators

Biological indicators are migrating uphill fast.

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Wood Wide Web

Wood Wide Web

Trees "talk" to each other.

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Animating Ice

Animating Ice

What would Greenland look without ice?

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Time fo VOTE

Time fo VOTE

Time for you to Vote!

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Bison Restoration on National Bison Day

Bison Restoration on National Bison Day

A day to honor a national symbol.

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Light Painting

Light Painting

Nature creates a 'light painting'.

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Very Old and Very Alive

Very Old and Very Alive

How old is old?

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Tropical Dry Forests

Tropical Dry Forests

Tropical dry forests in Latin America explained.

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The Purple Plague

The Purple Plague

California's purple plague.

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Autumn From Space

Autumn From Space

Satellite views of Autumn.

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Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Sharks + Volcano = Sharkcano

Volcano adapted sharks.

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Pale Red Dot

Pale Red Dot

A CubSat's first photo.

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Trusting Scientists

Trusting Scientists

Scientists deserve more respect.

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When a Chalk Dam Burst

When a Chalk Dam Burst

Brexit as a bursting dam.

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Michael's Rainfall

Michael's Rainfall

Hurricane data shown in animation.

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Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise Reminder

Earthrise remains one of the most important photographs every captured.

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What If All The Ice Melted?

What If All The Ice Melted?

Melting ice has consequences.

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Michael the Menace

Michael the Menace

A 2nd super-storm in two weeks hits

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Bad for Bees

Bad for Bees

Pesticides are 'bad for bees'.

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