Science Out Of The Box Why does the shower curtain cling to us? What do all the gizmos on a utility pole do? Did you ever stop to ponder the many varieties of manhole covers? An ongoing weekend series from All Things Considered focuses on the scientific miracles behind the mundane vistas of everyday life.

Apple Grower Goes Hog-Wild in Battle Against Bugs

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007 Had It Right with the Martinis

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Study: Smart Fruit Flies Are Finished First

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Beavers Offer Solution to Climate Change

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Messing with the Climate to Save It

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Sadness Spurs Spending, Experiment Shows

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Robots, Real and Fictional, Honored at Hall of Fame

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Studying Regeneration for New Limbs, Organs

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Elephant Seals Blanket California Beaches

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Revealing the Secrets in Concealer

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The Math of Folding Maps

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Naming Species Before They Disappear

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An Audio Postcard from Zero Gravity

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Life's Building Blocks May Have Been Ice Cubes

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Welcome to the Anthropocene Epoch

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