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Science Snapshot: Breaking the Mold
This image took 5th place at the 2022 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.
Science Snapshot: Breaking the Mold
Science Snapshot: Breaking the Mold

This image took 5th place at the 2022 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.

This image took 5th place at the 2022 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.

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Plant cryptospore fossil found in 480 million-year-old Australian rock
Discovered: Fossilized Spores Suggestive of Early Land Plants
Ruth Williams | Aug 12, 2021 | 3 min read
Spores found in 480 million-year-old rock bring the fossil record in line with molecular estimates of when plants first adapted to life on land.
Image of the Day: Raindrop Vortex
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 4, 2019 | 1 min read
Splashes from raindrops spend fungal spores high enough aloft to be swept away by the wind, researchers observe with high-speed photography.
Report: Security Lapses in Handling of Deadly Pathogens
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 31, 2017 | 1 min read
A government report finds that laboratories in the U.S. that work with select agents such as Ebola and anthrax aren’t as secure as they should be.
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