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Stories by Robin Lloyd

Tech Honcho Wants Innovation for the Bottom Billion

Tech Honcho Wants Innovation for the Bottom Billion

At the World Conference of Science Journalists in October, Nathan Myhrvold, co-founder of Intellectual Ventures, charged innovation outfits with changing the lives of the world's most disadvantaged...

November 30, 2017 — Steve Mirsky and Robin Lloyd
When Breathing Goes Awry

When Breathing Goes Awry

Shortness of breath can arise from a bewildering number of conditions, complicating diagnosis and treatment

March 1, 2017 — Robin Lloyd

Flint's Water and Environmental Justice

The University of Michigan's Paul Mohai, a leading researcher of issues related to environmental justice, talked about the Flint water crisis at a workshop sponsored by the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources, attended by Scientific American contributing editor Robin Lloyd...

October 17, 2016 — Robin Lloyd and Steve Mirsky

Grand Canyon Rapids Ride for Evolution Education

Each summer, the National Center for Science Education organizes a boat trip down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon to bring visitors face to wall-face with striking examples of geologic and evolutionary processes...

August 15, 2016 — Robin Lloyd and Steve Mirsky

Migratory Birds: What a Long-Range Trip It's Been

Ornithologist Eduardo Inigo-Elias, senior research associate with the conservation science program at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, talks about the challenges of studying migratory birds and how improved relations between the U.S...

June 18, 2015 — Steve Mirsky and Robin Lloyd
HPV Cancers in Men Take Off

HPV Cancers in Men Take Off

A male-centric vaccination approach might be more effective at combating the STD

March 2, 2015 — Robin Lloyd

Comedy about Isaac Newton Enlightens

Isaac Newton, the giant of classical physics and co-inventor of calculus, was a pill. His anti-social and arrogant ways are well documented, providing a small comfort to people today who might feel daunted by the towering achievements of this 17 th -century genius...

February 28, 2013 — Robin Lloyd
Do Birds Really Migrate South for the Winter? [Video]

Do Birds Really Migrate South for the Winter? [Video]

In a demonstration of the power of citizen science, millions of data points collected by laypeople helped generate stunning North American bird migration forecasts for more than 300 species...

February 13, 2013 — Robin Lloyd
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