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News Posts New Technologies are Revealing More of the Seafloor Than Ever Before Researchers are using techniques like sonar to create detailed maps of the vast unknown world beneath the ocean’s surface. April 11, 2018 News Posts Top Questions About Our Senses Answered In the exhibition, live presenters host interactive sessions and field visitors’ queries every day. We asked one live presenter to... April 6, 2018 News Posts Happy Birthday, Albert Einstein The legendary scientist would have turned 139 today. Here’s a look back at a few of his birthdays (one included a cake decorated... March 14, 2018 News Posts How to Tag a Whale Attaching high-tech tags to whales takes careful timing—and a long stick! March 7, 2018 News Posts What Do Whales Do All Day? New Tech Lets Researchers Tag Along Scientists are using high-tech tags to study the daily behaviors of whales, from feeding patterns to travel speeds. February 28, 2018 News Posts Most of the Oceans’ Fishes are Part-Time Plankton Did you know? Even big fish like the blue marlin begin life as tiny drifting larvae. February 21, 2018 News Posts For Plankton, One Size Doesn’t Fit All From tiny diatoms to the Portuguese man o’ war, these marine drifters come in many diverse forms. February 16, 2018 News Posts Revisiting Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics Tonight’s Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate is all about the possibilities—and consequences—of ever-more-powerful artificial intelligence.... February 13, 2018 News Posts Carnivora Skull Shape Depends on More Than Just Diet For the first time, new research shows that skull form and function among mammals from this large group is influenced by such factors... February 7, 2018 News Posts Op-Ed: Why We Should Leave Cougars Where They Are The eastern puma is extinct. Museum conservation scientist Rae Wynn-Grant argues that relocating western cougars to the East Coast... February 3, 2018 News Posts What To Know About the 2018 Super Blue Blood Moon On January 31, three lunar phenomena—a Super Moon, Blue Moon, and Blood Moon—coincide in a rare event in the morning sky. January 30, 2018 News Posts Pit Vipers Can Detect Prey Via Heat Heat-sensing organs help snakes find birds or small mammals in the dark. January 25, 2018
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