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A chiton sits among algae on a rock.
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Marcelo Rojas González via iNaturalist
The shell of the variable tonicia is covered in complex, image-forming eyes.

Unraveling the mystery of chiton visual systems

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colorful image of the belly view of a small shrimp
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Damian Kao Alvina G Lai Evangelia Stamataki Silvana Rosic Nikolaos Konstantinides Erin Jarvis Alessia Di Donfrancesco Natalia Pouchkina-Stancheva Marie Sémon Marco Grillo Heather Bruce Suyash Kumar Igor Siwanowicz Andy Le Andrew Lemire Michael B Eisen Cas
The genome of the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis, a model for animal development, regeneration, immunity and lignocellulose digestion. VijayRaghavan K, ed. eLife. 2016;5:e20062. doi:10.7554/eLife.20062.
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The symmetrical pattern of a cable-stayed bridge from below.
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Gwoeii via iStock
Comparing the complexity of scientific theories is challenging. Mathematical symmetry can provide an excellent guide.
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oil and natural gas infrastructure in the Permian Basin
Oil and gas extraction infrastructure in the Permian Basin
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The winners of the 2023 NVC with a big check
Leeta's Kira Wyckhoff (left), and Linus Kautzsch (right), with materials professor Ram Seshadri (center)
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concept of subatomic particles from two lattices creating an exotic material
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sci-fig (https://sci-fig.com)
The negative electrons from one lattice and the positive "holes" from another together create a neutral exciton crystal
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A fishing boat deploys its nets accompanied by a flock of gulls.
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Split Second Stock
Fishermen and regulatory agencies will need to adapt when marine heatwaves impact the ranges and population levels of targeted species.