Slideshow: Solving a Gray Whale Murder Mystery
Slideshow: Solving a Gray Whale Murder Mystery
One way to investigate the record-setting deaths of the marine mammals is to perform autopsies on them, but researchers are also taking a close look at living whales for clues to what could be killing them.
Slideshow: Solving a Gray Whale Murder Mystery
Slideshow: Solving a Gray Whale Murder Mystery

One way to investigate the record-setting deaths of the marine mammals is to perform autopsies on them, but researchers are also taking a close look at living whales for clues to what could be killing them.

One way to investigate the record-setting deaths of the marine mammals is to perform autopsies on them, but researchers are also taking a close look at living whales for clues to what could be killing them.

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October 2020 Interactive Crossword Puzzle
October 2020 Interactive Crossword Puzzle
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon | Oct 1, 2020
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The Interfacing Brain
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September 2020 Interactive Crossword Puzzle
September 2020 Interactive Crossword Puzzle
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon | Sep 1, 2020
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August 2020 Interactive Crossword Puzzle 
August 2020 Interactive Crossword Puzzle 
Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon | Aug 12, 2020
Try your hand at a sciency brainteaser.