1. "Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird’s Survival" via Elizabeth Shogren
The red knot flies 9,300 miles from South America to the Arctic and back each year. Now the bird faces threatened status on the endangered species list. It’s not its journey that could harm the bird –– it’s the changing climates along its route.
– Alexander
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    "Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird’s Survival" via Elizabeth Shogren

    The red knot flies 9,300 miles from South America to the Arctic and back each year. Now the bird faces threatened status on the endangered species list. It’s not its journey that could harm the bird –– it’s the changing climates along its route.

    – Alexander

    Image: Maggie Starbard/NPR

  2. Elizabeth Shogren

    birds

    science

    climate change

  1. "The Most Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment Ever" via Robert Krulwich

    Images: Robert Krulwich/NPR

  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    Science

    Waves

    Oceans

  1. "What Not To Serve Buzzards For Lunch, A Glorious Science Experiment" via Robert Krulwich
How do vultures find their food? They’re scavengers, so they must pick up the scent of something dead, and then swoop down to feast. Right? Maybe not.
Image: Robert Krulwich/NPR View in High-Res

    "What Not To Serve Buzzards For Lunch, A Glorious Science Experiment" via Robert Krulwich

    How do vultures find their food? They’re scavengers, so they must pick up the scent of something dead, and then swoop down to feast. Right? Maybe not.

    Image: Robert Krulwich/NPR

  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    Science

    nature

    vultures

  1. "Two Glorious Science Experiments: One About Sex, The Other About Lunch" via Robert Krulwich

    Image: Robert Krulwich/NPR

  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    frogs

    science

    experiments

  1. "Science Of Stink: Blame Sulfur Compounds For Your Garlic Breath" via Maanvi Singh

    Yes, garlic is tasty. Yes, garlic’s antimicrobial properties may be beneficial to our health. Yes, you probably need a mint or two after consuming garlic –– and here’s why.

  2. The Salt

    food

    science

    Maanvi Singh

    garlic

  1. What can you do with a spotlight? 
Robert Krulwich explores live projection mapping.
Image: A dandypunk/Vimeo View in High-Res

    What can you do with a spotlight? 

    Robert Krulwich explores live projection mapping.

    Image: A dandypunk/Vimeo

  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    science

    light

    live projection mapping

  1. "How We Learned That Frogs Fly" via Robert Krulwich

    Illustrations: Robert Krulwich/NPR

  2. Robert Krulwich

    Krulwich Wonders

    science

    frogs

  1. "How Chocolate Might Save The Planet" via Robert Krulwich

  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    Chocolate

    Science

  1. "Sushi’s Secret: Why We Get Hooked On Raw Fish"
via @NPRFood and @FoodieScience

    "Sushi’s Secret: Why We Get Hooked On Raw Fish"

    via @NPRFood and @FoodieScience

  2. Sushi

    Food

    Science

    Raw

  1. "Draw My Left! No, No, My Other Left! A Hidden Bias In Art History Revealed"

    Why is it that in thousands of portraits done all over the world, artists emphasize the left side of the subject’s face? There’s a bias here, and it’s hiding in our brains. 

  2. Robert Krulwich

    Krulwich Wonders

    Science

    Art