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Corals in a Hurricane: Deep Reefs under Threat

More than 30 meters below the surface of the ocean lies the "twilight zone." The coral reefs that grow here are complex ecosystems, but they may be under threat from extreme weather events. Rather than providing a refuge from the storm, these deep reefs may be as vulnerable as their shallow-water counterparts. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on August 22, 2018. It is a Nature Video production.

August 27, 2018 — Nature

Freeloading Ants Help the Workflow

Fire ants tunnels got excavated efficiently by only a small percentage of the group doing most of the work, thus avoiding pileups in tight spaces.

August 21, 2018 — Daniel Ackerman