Tag archive for biological sciences

the little things that run the Earth

From clams and climate to human health, microbes rule.

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The Mysterious Case of the Renegade Receptor

No, this won’t be another long lecture about eating your vegetables, worthy as that theme might be. This is a mystery story. A whodunit.

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Traveling through time

Channeling a childhood love of dinosaurs, Richard Blob analyzes the movements of living animals to understand shifts in evolution and their consequences in the present.

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Jumping the ditch

So creativity, Paul says, does not necessarily yield a work that everyone instantly recognizes as good. In many cases, it reconfig­ures our idea of what good is.

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transformations

A new generation of tools is allowing scientists to reveal, in breathtaking detail, once-hidden patterns of life.

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