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Life Springs Eternal
Life Springs Eternal

When scores of migrating wildebeest fail to survive a treacherous river crossing, their corpses fuel thriving ecosystems.

A Grisly Stork Buffet
A Grisly Stork Buffet

Marabou storks on Kenya's Mara River feast on the carcasses of migrating wildebeest that failed to make it across the waterway.

Microbe Maven
Microbe Maven

Meet Scientist to Watch Emily Balskus, who studies the microbes that inhabit humans.

DNA Origami
DNA Origami

Will complex, folded synthetic DNA molecules one day serve as capsules to deliver drugs to cancer cells?

Lubchenco on Conservation
Lubchenco on Conservation

Former NOAA administrator and environmental scientist Jane Lunchenco discusses the importance of science in the face of climate change.

DNA Construction
DNA Construction

Researchers have devised multiple ways to build nanoscale structures from the nucleic acid.

Making the Rounds
Making the Rounds

Circular RNA biogenesis occurs when RNA fragments are bent into closed loops of one or more exons and/or introns.

Worms’ Epigenetic Memories
Worms’ Epigenetic Memories

When kept at warmer temperatures for five generations, C. elegans showed evidence of “remembering” that experience for up to 14 generations.

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.