Ryan Kellman

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PHOTOS: A Summer Of Community, Despite Social Distance

Saturday, September 05, 2020

Celebrations, milestones and daily routines happen whether we're ready or not, and the summer of 2020 was no different. As Americans sought relief in an ongoing pandemic, they got creative.


On Dying Alone: 'Behind Every COVID-19 Case, There Is A Story'

Saturday, June 06, 2020

The unconscious man was a Beatles fan, his sister said. When she couldn't be with him in his final ICU hours she asked Dr. Daniel Colón Hidalgo to play music and say the words she wanted him to hear.


PHOTOS: Life And Work Amid The Outbreak

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Humans are adaptable, even in pandemic times. As the coronavirus spreads, ordinary citizens in several U.S. cities hit early say they are shifting daily routines to survive and thrive.


Seeing Apollo Through The Eyes Of Astronauts

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Five former NASA astronauts who flew on space missions reflect on some of the awe-inspiring photos from Apollo 11, the first lunar landing flight.


Step 1: Build A House. Step 2: Set It On Fire

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

After back-to-back hurricanes and wildfires, insurers are looking for more-resilient construction materials. That means building model homes and then blowing off their roofs or setting them on fire.


VIDEO: To Save A Fox, Scientists Took To Land, Air And Sea

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

When the population of Channel Islands foxes started to vanish in the '90s, no one knew why. Bringing them back from near-extinction has meant unraveling a mystery that started with World War II.


This Rapper Tried To Use Neuroscience To Get Over Her Ex

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Dessa is a singer and writer from Minneapolis who spent years trying to fall out of love and get over her ex. Nothing seemed to help — until she visited a research lab for a brain scan.


How To Find The Summer Constellations (360° Video)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Have you ever wanted to casually point out Cygnus, Leo and Cassiopeia? Just in time for summer, this panoramic video shows you some tricks to help you navigate the night sky.


How Birds-To-Be Get Oxygen Inside Eggs

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Unlike humans, bird embryos don't have an oxygen pipeline from their mothers. They develop inside eggs in a nest. Skunk Bear's latest video explains why these pre-hatchlings don't suffocate.


Classroom Skeleton: Whose Bones Are These?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Remember that skeleton hanging in the front of your classroom? In some schools, those were actual human remains. We used science to figure out the story behind one of them.


What Are The Planet's Real 'Talking' Chimps And Gorillas Saying?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Movies are full of loquacious chimps, but could nonhuman apes really use language? NPR's Skunk Bear sorts through the disturbing history of research on ape language to sort fact from wishful thinking.


You're A Firework (Scientifically Speaking)

Monday, July 03, 2017

You have more in common with pyrotechnics than you might think. The same basic process that makes fireworks explode is happening inside your cells (in a slow-motion, controlled way) right now.


How Your Sandwich Changed The World

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

What road did your lunch travel before it reached your plate? NPR's latest animated video follows a BLT from the fields where it began its journey.


VIDEO: Get To Know The Bloodthirsty (But Cuddly) Vampire Bat

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

In Latin America, they drink the blood of big animals and can spread rabies. Livestock die. So do people. Ranchers want to wipe the bats out. Does anyone think that's a bad idea?


Travel To The Moon With David Bowie (360° Video)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

See panoramic views of a trip to the moon in Skunk Bear's latest video. It's a journey that spans David Bowie's long career — and his greatest hits serve as the soundtrack.


Trace The Remarkable History Of The Humble Pencil

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The classroom writing implement has roots in exploding stars, the French Revolution, the British crown jewels and Walden Pond.


Meet The Most Pampered Vegetables In America

Monday, January 25, 2016

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Meet The Most Pampered Vegetables In America

Monday, January 25, 2016

Chef's Garden is a farm in Ohio growing vegetables to the specifications of the world's top chefs. It's a place where vegetables are artistic materials painstakingly tended and handled like jewels.


Rap City: Sweat, Hope & Hip-Hop In Dakar

Saturday, April 25, 2015

An orange streetlight glows over the sandy street corner. The surrounding alleys and cement buildings disappear into darkness at the edge of the light. It is 11 p.m. on this July night, temperatures are still in the high 80s and a cool breeze is nowhere to be found.

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