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Inner Ear Cartography

By | September 1, 2015

Scientists map the position of cells within the organ of Corti.


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Outbreak Observatory

By | July 1, 2015

Increasingly precise remote-sensing data are helping researchers monitor and predict cases of infectious disease.

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Maps for Disease

By | November 10, 2014

A collaboration between Doctors Without Borders, the Red Cross, and other organizations aims to map developing cities across the globe to improve disease response efforts.


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Bird Flu Maps

By | June 19, 2014

Researchers map regions in Asia with the highest risk for transmission of H7N9.


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Mapping Coral Reefs

By | September 27, 2012

Google Maps is adding panoramic images of coral reefs to its Street View option, allowing web surfers to better navigate the oceans.


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Rats Don't Map Altitude

By | August 8, 2011

Rat neurons only weakly respond as the animals climbed upwards, suggesting the brain's map of the environment doesn't account for altitude.



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