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Ari Daniel Shapiro has always been enchanted by the natural world. As a kid, he packed his green Wildlife Treasury box full of species cards. As a graduate student, Ari trained gray seal pups (Halichoerus grypus) and helped tag wild Norwegian killer whales (Orcinus orca). These days, Ari is a science reporter, and he records a species he’s better equipped to understand – Homo sapiens. He uses radio and multimedia to tell stories about science and the environment on public radio and online. In the fifth grade, Ari won the “Most Contagious Smile” award.

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Put molecules together in a flask, and it can be hard to predict just what you're going to find.

Tech Thursday: Emergence - Finding the Unexpected

In this post, guest blogger Ari Daniel Shapiro explores the concept of emergence which can be present in the highly technical and evolved and the ordinary. Imagine something you use everyday – like...

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