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All Eyes On Stem Cells

By | October 1, 2014

See the striking images behind the quest to develop stem cell therapeutics for vision disorders.


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STW: In the Field

By | August 1, 2013

Scientist to Watch Josh Snodgrass has traveled the world, from Siberia to South America, to study how the physiology of indigenous peoples shifts with changing lifestyles.


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Hunker Bunker

By | August 1, 2013

Inside the Cold War bunker where wildlife biologists tried to create a safe haven for bats at risk of contracting a deadly fungal disease


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Making Good on Research

By | June 1, 2013

Scientists working in developing nations who engage in capacity building find it bolsters the lives of locals and their own work.


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Game On

By | January 3, 2013

Check out some of the games being used in serious scientific research, education, and treatment.


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Bottom Dwellers

By | September 1, 2012

See some of the images brought up from early trips to the Galápagos Rift, where an ecosystem thrives around hydrothermal vents.


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Discovering Phasmids

By | June 9, 2012

Shortly after a rat infested supply ship ran around in Lord Howe Island off the east coast of Australia in 1918, the newly introduced mammals wiped out the island's phasmids—stick insects the size of a human hand. 


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Surgical Art

By | June 1, 2012

InĀ 1929 and 1930, Johns Hopkins Medical School surgeon Warfield Firor carried out a series of experiments to determine how long blood could flow between animals with joined circulatory systems. Without using any anti-coagulants, Firor attempted to es


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Telltale Tortoises

By | April 1, 2012

Researchers are permanently marking endangered reptiles in Madagascar to keep the animals from entering the illegal wildlife trade. Read the full story. [gallery]


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Coral Clones

By | March 1, 2012

The colorful and fragile start to the life of a living reef


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