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Image of the Day: Henrietta Lacks

By The Scientist Staff | May 12, 2018

A painting of the woman who was the source of HeLa cells will be on view at the National Portrait Gallery beginning May 15.

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The agency is also poised to end a 50-year effort to restore endangered whooping crane populations.

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Extinct River Dolphin Species Discovered

By Alison F. Takemura | August 16, 2016

Overlooked for half a century, a skull in the Smithsonian collection points to a dolphin species that lived 25 million years ago, according to a study.

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Malarial Parasite Found in Deer

By Catherine Offord | February 9, 2016

Up to one-quarter of the US white-tailed deer population may harbor a Plasmodium parasite, a study shows.

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Scientists Urge Museums to Cut Koch Ties

By Bob Grant | March 24, 2015

Dozens of researchers called on science and natural history museums to sever financial relationships with fossil fuel companies and philanthropists who fund climate change denying scientists and organizations.

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