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.

Study: Lefties Rare in Victorian England

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L'Engle's Fiction Inspired Real Science

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Breaking Down the, Uh, Blunders of Speech

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California Looks to Desalination for Water Woes

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What Makes Sticky Things Stick?

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Summer Bounty Prompts Preservation Lesson

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Atomic Tune-Up: How the Body Rejuvenates Itself

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The Strange Journey of the American Eel

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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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