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We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
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How a Mark Twain festival is helping researchers learn about frogs
Scientists have found a new clue as to why amphibians can't fight off a skin infection that threatens entire species.
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A new study reveals how the beetle's erratic movements are a deliberate hunting strategy.