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Wade Goodwyn reported for NPR for three decades and was known for his deep Texas bass and keen reporting observations and sharp writing. He's pictured here at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., in 2018. Allison Shelley/NPR hide caption

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Wade Goodwyn, longtime NPR correspondent, dies at age 63

Wade Goodwyn had one of public radio's most recognizable voices, but it was his rich writing and keen observations that made him a listener favorite over decades at NPR.

The California two-spot octopus can edit the RNA in its brain on a massive scale, likely allowing it to keep a clear head in both warm and cool waters. Tom Kleindinst/Marine Biological Laboratory hide caption

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Octopuses tweak the RNA in their brains to adjust to warmer and cooler waters

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Wade Goodwyn reported for NPR for three decades and was known for his deep Texas bass and keen reporting observations and sharp writing. He's pictured here at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., in 2018. Allison Shelley/NPR hide caption

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Wade Goodwyn, longtime NPR correspondent, dies at age 63

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