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The virus collects in deep pockets in the intestine, and spreads from cell to cell in part by touch.
Visualizing chemistry is awesome!
Harvard researchers grew these lovely microscopic gardens using delicate chemical reactions.
New research shows that tiny hairs on bean leaves impale the pests through the feet. A synthetic version may eventually add to the anti-bed bug arsenal.
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
Reconstructing sea level history for the first time
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Findings could lead to better batteries
Once upon a time, the mantra for scientific success was "Think big." Nowadays, it's all about the ongoing mission to make things really, really small. Here, a look at the latest in Lilliputian developments
Chemist turned stylist etches 3-D text onto human hair.
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New databases and digital techniques are broadening the kinds of evidence available to the crime scene investigator.
In his lab far from the scene of a crime, Skip Palenik forges unbreakable chains of evidence from dust & detritus. Let's watch the master at work.