Author: Krystnell A. Storr

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Two species of Asian carp are pushing toward the Great Lakes, leaving researchers scrambling to hold the invasive species back

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted October 9, 2014

VIDEO: Old maps, new directions

VIDEO: Old maps, new directions

NYPL Labs is bringing the library’s vast collections into the digital, shareable age

By Sarah Lewin and Krystnell A. Storr | Posted September 29, 2014

Looks like a blueberry, tastes like a tomato

Looks like a blueberry, tastes like a tomato

If genetically modified fruits should be labeled, why not change their color?

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted September 17, 2014

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

Special structures in the bones of giraffes’ feet help to keep them upright

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted July 8, 2014

SNAPSHOT:  Moss holds tight to birds in flight

SNAPSHOT: Moss holds tight to birds in flight

Some shorebirds may be helping moss make their way across the equator

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted June 19, 2014

When science bites back

When science bites back

The release of genetically modified mosquitoes to control dengue is still raising opposition from Key West residents

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted March 28, 2014

Do doppelgängers exist?

Do doppelgängers exist?

Here’s what science says about your alleged look-alike

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted March 14, 2014

How does hair conditioner work?

How does hair conditioner work?

When it comes to making hair silky and soft, there is science in the suds

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted January 9, 2014

Amber Alliger’s guide to using a lab rat

Amber Alliger’s guide to using a lab rat

A CUNY researcher studies how a rat’s environment can affect experimental results

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted December 30, 2013

Steering for safety

Steering for safety

A proposal to replace the steering wheel is getting some traction

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted November 8, 2013

Seeing our insides with a bug’s eye view

Seeing our insides with a bug’s eye view

New device combines the seeing power of insects and humans into one lens

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted October 25, 2013

Tiger Leg Monkey Tree Frog Photo Credit by Anthony Herrel

Tree frogs evolving to monkey around

Scientists find that tree frogs do more walking than hopping

By Krystnell A. Storr | Posted October 4, 2013