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The marine scientist Cassandra Brooks has put together a really amazing time-lapse video, taking less than five minutes to show two months of progress aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer, an NSF icebreaker, in the frozen Ross Sea. It is well

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You might be surprised at how much our cutting-edge technology owes to the wonders of the natural world. Scientists and engineers have looked to nature as they developed everything from solar cells to cancer-fighting nanoparticles. In celebration of Earth Day,

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