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Image of the Day: Star Scans
Image of the Day: Star Scans
CT scans illuminate the structure of sea stars.
Image of the Day: Star Scans
Image of the Day: Star Scans

CT scans illuminate the structure of sea stars.

CT scans illuminate the structure of sea stars.

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Deadly Wasting Syndrome Genetically Altered Sea Stars: Study
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 19, 2018 | 1 min read
The surviving animals may have evolved genes that provided an advantage in fighting the disease.  
Image of the Day: This Is Not a Penis
The Scientist Staff | Aug 29, 2017 | 1 min read
Scientists encountered a marine worm strikingly reminiscent of a human phallus, along with other bizarre creatures, while exploring deep seas off of the Australian coast this summer.
The Unlikely Relationship Between a Brittle Star and a Sea Pansy
Aggie Mika | Jul 16, 2017 | 2 min read
The presence of similar light-emitting enzymes in the distantly related organisms lends new insight into bioluminescence evolution.
Sea Star Comeback?
Jef Akst | May 9, 2016 | 1 min read
Hordes of baby sea stars on the Pacific coast survived the summer and winter of 2015—promising news about populations that have been devastated by a wasting disease.
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