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April 26, 2017

The Amino Acids of Life

How did the proteins forming life on earth come to be formed from just twenty of the the many possible amino acids available?

April 25, 2017

Dinosaur Proteins

Ancient dinosaur proteins could reveal how the Mesozoic creatures dealt with high carbon dioxide levels.

April 24, 2017

Star-Nosed Moles

What star-nosed moles reveal about the specialized mammalian brain.

April 21, 2017

Oxygen-Deprived Mole-rats

An odd-looking little mammal uses a trick from the plant kingdom to survive without oxygen.

April 20, 2017

Rapid Infection Detection

Scientists adapt a genetic engineering tool to the task of quickly diagnosing infections.

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Engineers have designed an autonomous underwater vehicle to search for sunken treasure off the Florida Coast. (Stephen Wood/Florida Institute of Technology)

This Week's Podcast

January 9, 2017

ENCORE PRESENTATION: OCEAN SCIENCE IN THE 21st CENTURY - Old warships become new habitats. An ocean quadcopter gives researchers a sky-high view of the stormy North Atlantic. And, autonomous underwater vehicles that search for sunken treasure. Also, behind the untimely death of the octopus.

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