To take a truly informed science-art-nature walk on the Stanford campus, it's nice to have a museum docent, an earth-sciences dean, a curator and a bunch of professors with you.
A second self-guided tour of the university's many plants, animals and outdoor art has been turned into a podcast and is now available at birds.stanford.edu. With earbuds in their ears and walking shoes on their feet, visitors can follow their iPods to salamander tunnels and serpentine soil, the New Guinea Sculpture Garden and the Kennedy Grove, while learning about butterfly conservation, biomimicry and engineering. ...
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