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A Mexican Long Nosed Bat Is In Flight.

By Christian Thorsberg Medill Reports In Coahuila, Mexico, a faint emergence of sound — swoosh, swish, swoosh — slices through arid air convecting in the Chihuahuan Desert’s chilly nocturne. Swish, swoosh, this consonance soundtracks the faint visions briefly sashaying — pink, brown and white blurs and flurries — across the rocky landscape. The 3-inch tall […]

With the Cosmic Crisp, apple breeder Bruce Barritt puts fruit snobs first

By Christian Thorsberg Medill Reports “Did you hear it?” The Zoom call eclipses into an all-crimson canvas and resounds a noisy crescendo — something akin to striking thunder, or an ice cube splintering. “Yes? You heard a crack?” Bruce Barritt asks, backing away from his screen and spitting a mouthful of white, juicy flesh off-camera. […]