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Their eight eyes take on different tasks to assist in navigation.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

We’ve run out of some types of antivenom, and not just here in the U.S., but around the world.

Karin Heineman, IS Executive Producer

A Japanese cell biologist will win the award for physiology or medicine for explaining autophagy, or "self-eating."

Inside Science Staff

A long-held explanation for the spectacular diversity of fishes turns out to be wrong.

Viviane Callier, Contributor

Free-falling hoverflies rely on sight to orient themselves, not gravity.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

It's all thanks to the ovarian fluid.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

Everywhere you go, everything you touch, you are surrounded by microscopic germs.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Scientists use animal images to study the region's environmental history.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

These images show an electric eel attacking a model of a crocodile's head fitted with LEDs that the eel's electric impulses light up. The sequence runs from the top left to the bottom right.  

Rare observation could support a 200-year-old story many have considered fishy.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

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