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Imperiled Penguins

By | October 1, 2015

See the volunteers and veterinarians who are helping to rehabilitate wayward penguins that wash up on the coast of Brazil.


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Ocean Sentinels

By | October 1, 2015

Researchers are struggling to understand shifts in the migratory patterns of penguins in the Southwest Atlantic.


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Dengue’s Downfall?

By | September 15, 2015

Researchers characterize a protein that could be key to the virus’s virulence—and to developing a vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease.


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Immune Cells Can Deliver Deadly Packages

By | September 8, 2015

Much of the CD4+ T-cell death that occurs during HIV infection may be caused by direct delivery of the virus from neighboring cells, a study shows.


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Behavior Brief

By | September 2, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research


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A Fishy Chorus

By | September 1, 2015

Watch the coelacanth documentary that fish biologist Eric Parmentier and filmmaker Laurent Ballesta were making when they discovered and recorded a world of undersea sound.


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Body, Heal Thyself

By | September 1, 2015

Reviving a decades-old hypothesis of autoimmunity


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Musical Scales

By | September 1, 2015

The quest to document an ancient sea creature reveals a cyclical chorus of fish songs.


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Whaling Specimens, 1930s

By | September 1, 2015

Fetal specimens collected by commercial whalers offer insights into how whales may have evolved their specialized hearing organs.


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Rethinking Lymphatic Development

By | August 1, 2015

Four studies identify alternative origins for cells of the developing lymphatic system, challenging the long-standing view that they all come from veins.

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