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New Research Could Help Humans See What Nature Hides

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Things are not always as they appear. New visual perception research at The University of Texas at Austin, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, explains the natural limits of what humans can see and how to find what nature hides.

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Talking Turtles II: WCS Discovers More Turtles That Talk

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Scientists from WCS and other groups have found that the pig-nosed turtle (Carettochelys insculpta) has joined a select group of chatty chelonians that can vocalize.

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Detecting Diluteness

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Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis and Princeton University developed a new way to dive into the cell's tiniest and most important components. What they found inside membraneless organelles surprised them, and could lead to better understanding of fatal diseases including cancer, Huntington's and ALS.

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2-D Material’s Traits Could Send Electronics R&D Spinning in New Directions

Researchers created an atomically thin material at Berkeley Lab and used X-rays to measure its exotic and durable properties that make it a promising candidate for a budding branch of electronics known as “spintronics.”

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Wild Monkeys Use Loud Calls to Assess the Relative Strength of Rivals

Gelada males—a close relative to baboons—pay attention to the loud calls of a rival to gain information about his relative fighting ability compared to themselves, a new study indicated.

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Scientists Report Large-Scale Surface Melting Event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El Niño

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The West Antarctic Ice Sheet, a landbound mass of ice larger than Mexico, experienced substantial surface melt through the austral summer of 2015-2016 during one of the largest El Niño events of the past 50 years

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Reshaping Darwin’s Tree of Life

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In 1859, Charles Darwin included a novel tree of life in his trailblazing book on the theory of evolution, On the Origin of Species. Now, scientists from Rutgers University-New Brunswick and their collaborators want to reshape Darwin’s tree.

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Create Art From Nature: How to Make Paper, Brew Plant Dyes and More

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Make paper from plant leaves and petals, dye an old shirt with flowers, or create a leaf print on fabric with some tips from the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Doug Baulos.

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Confederate Monuments, Prison Ed, Narco-Deforestation & More: Experts Talk

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