To speed discovery, infrared microscopy goes 'off the grid'

Question: What do a roundworm, a Sharpie pen, and high-vacuum grease have in common? Answer: They've all been analyzed in recent proof-of-principle microscopy experiments at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS).

The 'eagle shark' that glided through ancient seas

Scientists have discovered a new species of ancient winged shark, which fed on plankton eons before the emergence of giant manta rays, according to new research published Thursday.

Did adaptive radiations shape reptile evolution?

Some of the most fundamental questions in evolution remain unanswered, such as when and how extremely diverse groups of animals—for example reptiles—first evolved. For seventy-five years, adaptive radiations—the relatively ...

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