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A technique that turns dead rodents clear uncovers surprising details about how the animals.
Built from the bottom up, synthetic cells and other creations are starting to come together and could soon test the boundaries of life.
Wildlife scientists say the mother bear was agitated by the drone that captured the footage, leading her to take unnecessary risks that could have endangered her cub.
An ambitious effort to sequence the genome of every complex organism on Earth was officially launched on November 1 in London. The project comprises more than a dozen existing sequencing programs, such as the Darwin Tree of Life Project.