NPR Science Desk reporter Adam Cole goes behind the scenes on his storytelling method, covering everything from Agatha Christie (and her lovely sister Madge), pregnant snakes and Purple Martins.

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Adam Cole was born in the great state of Oregon and educated on a farm near San Francisco. He studied pregnant garter snakes, the physics of mussels, and cancer-causing genes before starting work as a newspaper reporter in a small dairy community. A youtube video about poop landed him a gig at NPR, and they haven’t been able to get rid of him since. Now he makes animations, videos, illustrations and radio for the science desk.

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