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#WeAreNotAtRisk campaign
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
January 07, 2020 - 3:57 pm
A youth-led global campaign, which recently planted its roots at 15th and Cherry streets, wants to change the negative narrative about young people across the globe. Read more here.
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August 18, 2019 - 9:17 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Language development and the speed of learning a language have always been an important part of the pediatric examination. We have known for quite some...
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In this undated image made from video provided by the University of St. Andrews, a seal copies the sounds of the song Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, in St Andrews, Scotland.
University of St Andrews via AP
June 21, 2019 - 9:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Researchers in Scotland say gray seals can copy the sounds of human words and songs including "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." The study by University of St. Andrews researchers showed that three trained seals were able to imitate parts of popular tunes. Video of Grey Seals...
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This photo provided by Jessica McLachlan shows a fairy-wren. Scientists have discovered that birds can learn to recognize alarm calls of other species, essentially by learning to eavesdrop in a second language.
Jessica McLachlan via AP
August 02, 2018 - 8:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For birds, understanding neighborhood gossip about an approaching hawk or brown snake can mean the difference between life or death. Wild critters are known to listen to each other for clues about lurking predators, effectively eavesdropping on other species' chatter. Birds, for...
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