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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

Scientists place some of the world's most bizarre and beautiful soil dwellers on display.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

What if you could see inside your avocado before you ate it?

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

The colors of Yellowstone's hot springs come from microbes called thermophiles, which flourish in the boiling water. 

Odd viruses flourish in boiling, acidic Yellowstone hot springs.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

New principles could pave the way for custom molecules.

Dave Zobel, Contributor

Insights may lead to advances in solar power.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Colorized transmission electron micrograph showing H1N1 influenza virus particles

AIP's News Director reflects on a revolution in Electron Microscopy.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

The animals use a cocktail of decomposing skin and food to lure prey.

Emily DeMarco, Staff Writer

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