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Stories by Shahla Farzan

Bricks Can Be Turned into Batteries

Pumping cheap iron-oxide-rich red bricks with specific vapors that form polymers enables the bricks to become electrical-charge-storage devices.

September 10, 2020 — Shahla Farzan

African-Americans, Nature and Environmental Justice

Journalist Bob Hirshon reports from the Taking Nature Black conference, reporter Shahla Farzan talks about tracking copperhead snakes, and nanoscientist Ondrej Krivanek discusses microscopes with subangstrom resolution...

July 21, 2020 — Bob Hirshon, Shahla Farzan and Steve Mirsky

Heat Changes Insect Call, but It Still Works

Tiny insects called treehoppers produce very different mating songs at higher versus lower temperatures, but the intended recipient still finds the changed songs attractive.

October 2, 2019 — Shahla Farzan
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