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Molly Knigge, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S, a swallowing specialist and speech pathologist at the UW Health Voice and Swallow Clinic, answered a question about the epiglottis for an 8-year-girl in the latest installment of Blue Sky Science, a video-based science Q&A.

“Blue Sky Science: How does epiglottis distinguish among food, water and air?” was posted on madison.com on December 19, 2016.

Blue Sky Science is a collaboration of the Wisconsin State Journal and the Morgridge Institute for Research. The questions are posed by visitors to Science Saturdays at the Discovery Building, a monthly series that features interactive exploration stations centered around a particular topic. You can view other videos in the series online.

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