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Atomic Force Microscopy

By Amy Maxmen | April 2, 2013

The new technique reveals unprecedented details of microscopic life.

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Icy Veins

By Dan Cossins | April 2, 2013

Intrepid Norwegian explorers discovered the Antarctic icefish, a marvel of evolution, while venturing to an island at the bottom of the Earth in 1927.

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Seeing Clearly

By Jef Akst | April 2, 2013

Zebrafish are showing the way to new insights in cancer research.

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La Bohème: A Portrait of Our Oceans in Peril

By Graciela Flores | March 15, 2013

The sculptures of Mara G. Haseltine's new exhibition tell a tale of beautiful oceans ravaged by pollution.

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Inside Hacklabs

By Megan Scudellari | March 6, 2013

Take a tour of some DIYbio labs across the country

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Sampling the New Arctic

By Bob Grant | February 14, 2013

Scenes from a research trip, where researchers peered beneath the ice to shine a light on the emerging picture of a changing Arctic Ocean

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Bug Buffet

By Aaron T. Dossey | February 1, 2013

A taste of the exhibit that invited visitors to dine on insects

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Photonic Colored Creatures

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2013

Animals and plants come in a dizzying array of colors. Current research is cracking into the remarkable structures behind nature's artistic display.

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Game On

By The Scientist Staff | January 3, 2013

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

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Biology by the Slice

By Dan Cossins | January 3, 2013

German anatomist Christian Wilhelm Braune revolutionized the study of human anatomy in the 19th century with his painstaking drawings of sectioned cadavers.

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