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.

New Heights for the Olympic Torch

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TB Bug Slow to Replicate

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A Very Special Shark Gives Birth

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The Nitty Gritty on the Physics of Sand

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New Tornado Rating System Scales Back Winds

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Sneaky Parasite Attracts Rats to Cats

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Magnolias Threatened by Logging, Development

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Ransom Myers Predicted the Future of Fish

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Springtime: It's Enough to Drive You Buggy

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The Long History of the Lunar Eclipse

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The Skin: It's Enough to Make You Blush

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