Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman appears in the following:

A World Without Humans Looks A Lot Like A Rat Race

Thursday, September 24, 2015

In this scientific "thought experiment" from the podcast The Adaptors, humans have gone extinct and rats take over. What makes rodents so well-positioned to take over the world?


One Step To Combat Obesity: Make Stairs More Attractive

Monday, August 04, 2014

In modern buildings, stairs are often stuck in a corner, ugly and hard to find. Now some architects want to return to the days when stairways were grand — focal points that people wanted to climb.

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The Science of What Bugs Us

Monday, May 16, 2011

Joe Palca, NPR science correspondent and co-author of Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Ustalks about why things are annoying and offers a scientific explanation of what irritates us and gets under our skin. Helping explain this phenomenon is Flora Lichtman, multimedia editor for NPR's Science Friday and co-author of Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us

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