The DSU Pumpkin Project - Part One

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The contents of an old jar might lead to a cure for cancer and better understanding of humanity's impact on climate change. Or not.

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Medicine Women

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A new documentary interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America’s first Native doctor.

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The Neuroanatomy of a Zombie

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PBS NewsHour Presents: The Zombie Autopsies

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Nature's Symphony and the (Sturgis) Stormin' Motorcycle Choir

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Talking the effects of sound on wild places with Dr. Frank Turina of the National Parks Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division.

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Surveying Bat Diversity at Wind Cave National Park

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This week and next, a crew of wildlife biologists are surveying Wind Cave's diverse bat population.

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Sowing Seeds of Discovery: NASA's Quest to Reach Mars by 2030

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Jason Crusan wants you to know today's NASA is not your grandparents' space program.

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IMAGES OF THE PAST Trails, Rails & Roads of the Black Hills

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The history of blazing byways and bridges through tricky topography.

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South Dakota Has An Above Average Level Of Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

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Our state has the highest rate of breast cancer in the nation. The national average is 125.3 women out of 100K are diagnosed with breast cancer. South Dakota is sitting at an alarming average of 141.1 women out of 100K.

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Watch: Heating Ravioli With Lava

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See what happens when Bryan Lowry of Lavapix tries heating a can of Chef Boyardee Ravioli with hot lava. 

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NOVA: Why Sharks Attack

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Will analyzing the hunting instincts of this endangered predator reduce deadly attacks? This episode of PBS Nova originally aired on May 7, 2014. In the spirit of "Shark Week," here's an exploration into why sharks attack.

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How Do You Perform an X-Ray on an Elephant?

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How do vets operate in some of the most remote places on Earth? In Laos Thongkhoon the elephant has been shot in the leg. 25-year-old British vet Will Thomas needs to try and remove the bullet and get the infection that it’s caused under control, but it’s not easy. Being a veterinarian out in this remote location takes some improvisation.

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NPR's Skunk Bear: How To Make Lava

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NPR's Skunk Bear traveled to the state of New York for a special in depth look at the Syracuse University Lava Project.

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Giving an Underwater Ultrasound to a Manta Ray

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At the Charaumi Aquarium in Okinawa vet and inventor Dr. Keiichi Ueda performs an underwater ultrasound on a manta ray to find out if she’s pregnant. It’s not an easy task as manta rays have to keep swimming to breathe.

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