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Narcisse snake dens a wonder of the natural world

Bob Mason and his graduate students are in a living laboratory of red-sided garter snakes in Narcisse, Manitoba. Their basic scientific research informs applied studies in humans and even in medicine.

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Dams cause trouble for aquatic insects

Dave Lytle and his lab have studied "hydropeaking," which is caused by hydroelectric dams and can affect the life cycles of insects and other animals.

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The Bionic Woman of Good Science

Jane Lubchenco advises the creation of "blue parks" -- fully protected marine reserves -- as one solution to our planet's water woes.

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The TEDification of the Large Lecture

Lesley Blair approaches her lectures in the new Learning Innovation Center like a play. PowerPoint slides, costumes and props enhance the learning experience in her General Biology courses.

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After shocking die-off, Oregon sea stars stage an epic comeback

Bruce Menge led a new study that shows sea stars are rebounding after wasting disease decimated their numbers in 2014.

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