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a cathedral in the middle of a mountain town in Colombia
Yarumal, a municipality in the foothills of the Andes north of Medellín, is one of several communities in Colombia that host a large kindred with a genetic form of early-onset Alzheimer's disease

Untangling a sticky mystery: Researchers make precious headway into a genetic form of Alzheimer’s disease

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aerial view of wildfire marching across a forest landscape
Where fire is a natural part of the ecosystem, it can create space and opportunities for adaptations and new species
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Mono Lake with bright sunshine
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Matt Perko
Mono Lake, where brine flies are a key food source for water birds.
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a close-eyed statue with brain exposed, coming into focus
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Photo illustration by Matt Perko. Original image by David Matos on Unsplash.
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Stressed pines on a hill in southwestern Colorado.
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A climate-stressed forest in southwestern Colorado near Wolf Creek Pass.
A climate-stressed forest in southwestern Colorado near Wolf Creek Pass.
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A snorkeler with camera and note pad investigates a nearly bleached coral.
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Jeff Liang
Professor Deron Burkepile observes coral in the process of bleaching in the reefs around Moorea.
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A glowing circuit board
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Unsplash/Adi Goldstein
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Argentinian glacier as seen from ISS
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NASA
Argentina's Perito Moreno Glacier as seen from the International Space Station
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goat being fed grass
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Ruminants such as cows, sheep and goats host anaerobic gut fungi that can break down tough cell walls
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Two researchers, one male against exterior foliage background, one female against yellow studio background
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Carlos G. Levi and Thuc-quyen Nguyen