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Orca Pod Spotted in Seattle's Puget Sound

Orca Pod Spotted in Seattle's Puget Sound

Reuters - US Online Video (Oct. 18, 2014) A pod of killer whales was found swimming off Vashon Island in Washington state. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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'Vaccinated' Mosquitos Released in Rio to Combat Dengue

'Vaccinated' Mosquitos Released in Rio to Combat Dengue

AFP (Oct. 3, 2014) Ten thousand mosquitos immunized against dengue fever have been released in Brazil as part of an innovative attempt to curb the spread of the tropical viral sickness. Duration 01:07 Video provided by AFP
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Common Sleeping, Anxiety Pills Linked To Alzheimer's

Common Sleeping, Anxiety Pills Linked To Alzheimer's

Newsy (Sep. 10, 2014) Researchers found commonly prescribed sleeping and anxiety pills such as Xanax and Valium could lead to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease. Video provided by Newsy
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Tasmanian Botanists Take New Approach to Save the 'oldest Plant'

Tasmanian Botanists Take New Approach to Save the 'oldest Plant'

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 28, 2014) Tasmanian botanists are taking a new approach to saving what is believed to be the world's oldest living plant. By grafting King's Holly onto similar species of plant that has a stronger root base, the scientists hope to cultivate the plant before disease and bushfires wipe out the ancient shrub. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters
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