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How Do Sea Sapphires Become Invisible?

The sea sapphire combines the brilliance of a morpho butterfly, the cuteness of copepod, and the cloaking skills of a Klingon Bird-of-Prey. But just how does it pull it off?

July 23, 2015 — Jennifer Frazer

Male Black Widows Strive for Mate's Monogamy

During courtship, male black widow spiders snip and bundle up the female's web in their own silk, which discourages other suitors from stopping by. Christopher Intagliata reports

July 16, 2015 — Christopher Intagliata
The Richest Reef: Time to Call It a Day

The Richest Reef: Time to Call It a Day

Of the course of nearly 1,200 scientific dives conducted on an expedition to the Philippines' Verde Island Passage, a team from the California Academy of Sciences discovered approximately 100 new species...

June 30, 2015 — Steven Bedard
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