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Were the First Flowers Aquarium Plants?

The identity of Earth's first flower has long vexed botanists. A new interpretation of an old fossil adds to the evidence that they may have come from the water.

September 8, 2015 — Jennifer Frazer

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

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