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Snake Secrets
Snake Secrets

See a boa species that scientists hadn't witnessed alive in more than 50 years.

Lung Blood
Lung Blood

Watch the birth of platelets in the lungs of mice, a finding that contributes to a new understanding of the respiratory organs' role in blood formation.

Microbiome Racer
Microbiome Racer

Genomicist Lauren Petersen wins a mountain bike race after she altered her own gut microbial communities.

Brain Freeze
Brain Freeze

Meet one child saved from brain damage by cooling therapy.

Infographic: Plastic Pollution
Infographic: Plastic Pollution

Both macroplastic items, such as bags, bottles, and other packaging, and products containing micro- and nanoplastic particles—from cosmetics to paints—contaminate the Earth’s ecosystems.

Myelin Basics
Myelin Basics

May Profilee Ben Barres of Stanford University discusses how understanding the basic biology of myelination could help patients with multiple sclerosis and other diseases.