Noel Kirkpatrick

Noel Kirkpatrick

Noel edits third party and freelance content for MNN. He is an advocate of standing desks, works as a freelance television critic in his spare time, and is a recovering would-have-been academic. He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a B.A. in film & video with a minor in journalism.

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The war on plastic is heating up

Swamp sparrows' songs are 1,500 years old

Volcano 'music' may help us predict eruptions

Why Florida beaches are covered in seaweed

What are those green gems in Kilauea's lava?

Grad student discovers world's first known manta ray nursery

7 fantastic facts about Portuguese man-of-war

Dying man's lawsuit claims Monsanto covered up cancer risk of Roundup

New type of photosynthesis pushes the limits

What are extratropical cyclones?

2 in 3 kids are born in countries where dads don't get paid leave

We're pushing animals to be more nocturnal