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The legendary marine biologist discusses why she’s excited about the coming era of ocean science, the shortsightedness of maritime exploitation and diving in the Arctic in her 80s.
Abstractions blog

Sylvia Earle Is Not Done Exploring

The legendary marine biologist discusses why she’s excited about the coming era of ocean science, the shortsightedness of maritime exploitation and diving in the Arctic in her 80s.

To develop new model organisms, scientists will have to find species that are easy to grow in the lab.
Abstractions blog

How to Grow a New Model Organism

To develop new model organisms, scientists will have to find species that are easy to grow in the lab.

The bulk of biological research is centered on a handful of species. Are we missing a huge chunk of interesting biology?
zoology

Biologists Search for New Model Organisms

The bulk of biological research is centered on a handful of species. Are we missing a huge chunk of interesting biology?