Spaced out Physiology

Being an astronaut is a cool job, but before you sign up you should know life in space isn’t all fun and games.  The lack of gravity can make our bodies act in strange ways.

What Lies Beneath
What life lies below the surface of the water? A question that marine biologist Susanne Neuer has been studying since her childhood days.

Sonoran CSI

Little water, sweaty, hot summer days and frigid winter nights make the desert an uninviting place for most animals and plants. But hiding just below the surface, the desert is alive with microbes—tiny, living things too small to see without magnification.

What are 'moon flowers' and why do they bloom only at night?
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