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  • Almost 4 Decades Later, Mini Eyeless Catfish Gets a Name

    February 23, 2017

    Discovered in a 1978–79 expedition, a pale, eyeless catfish that doesn’t even measure an inch long is now known as Micromyzon orinoco, for the South American river in which it was discovered.

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  • Climate-Change-Panel

    February 20, 2017

    Global warming requires an immediate and aggressive response around the globe, but it’s unclear whether the United States will participate under the new administration, according to a discussion led by Drexel professors.

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  • Vincent-O-Leary-Science

    February 15, 2017

    Vincent O’Leary is using his time at Drexel to get others interested in science, whether that means teaching elementary school students about physics or helping launch a class to explore urban ecology and environmental science.

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  • How to Train 'Superhuman' Geoscientists

    How to Train 'Superhuman' Geoscientists

    February 02, 2017

    The radiologist interpreting your MRI scan and the geologist assessing our natural resource reserves have one important thing in common: They are both exceptionally skilled at perceiving important cues in an image or vista that the rest of us are almost certain to miss.

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  • Climate-Change-Workshop

    February 01, 2017

    The students and faculty who attended COP22 spoke to an audience eager for an update on the international efforts to address the damage humans are doing to the environment.

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