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Photo Of The Day: Horseshoe Bend

07/04/15See Comments

This iconic feature in the Grand Canyon, like the rest of the majestic natural monument, is cut by the path of the Colorado River. Credit:...[Read More]

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Photo Of The Day: Here Be Dragonflies

07/03/15See Comments

Dragonflies these days have wingspans of only a few inches, usually. But in the Paleozoic era, dragonflies grew to monster size, with wingspans of two...[Read More]

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Meet Marah Hardt. She Explores the Ocean.

07/02/15See Comments

Marine biologist Marah Hardt knows lots of things about the ocean, including why a quiet coral reef is cause for concern and what important roles...[Read More]

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Meet Tanya Lowe. She Raises Birds of Prey.

07/02/15See Comments

Animal behaviorist and wildlife educator Tanya Lowe brought a couple special guests with her to the 2015 World Science Festival—one of whom has perfected the...[Read More]

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Do Lab Rats Dream of the Future?

07/02/15See Comments

How often have you “slept on” a problem and found that the right answer was easily reached afterwards? More and more research is suggesting that...[Read More]

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This Week in Science: Jupiter Meets Venus, Seahorse Tails, and the Scent of a Rose

07/02/15See Comments

Seven days, lots of science in the news. Here’s our roundup of some of the week’s most notable and quotable items: The world picked up...[Read More]

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Photo Of The Day: Coral on the Brain

07/02/15See Comments

Brain coral is not a single species, but refers to multiple corals from two separate families. Unlike certain corals that try to grow as fast...[Read More]

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Meet Amber Straughn. She Hunts Galaxies.

07/01/15See Comments

For NASA astrophysicist Amber Straughn, every day at work involves peering a little deeper into the universe. She’s sifting through the torrent of data streaming back to...[Read More]

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Meet Steve Wolf. He Blows Up Stuff.

07/01/15See Comments

An average day on the job for special effects expert Steve Wolf may involve setting someone on fire or throwing him off a building—or both. And thanks to simple science,...[Read More]

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Photo of the Day: Oh Deer

07/01/15See Comments

There’s one unusual feature of the red deer mating season that you don’t see among other types of deer: roaring. The males roar to attract...[Read More]