This essay was written by Amber, a high school senior who won the Young Naturalist Award in 2001 for her research on tardigrades (also known as water bears) as environmental bioindicators. Amber discusses how she...
What a Couple of Dimensions Can Do For You: Comparative Developmental Studies Using 4D Microscopy, Examples from Tardigrade Development
This Integrative and Comparative Biology scholarly paper (11-page PDF) presents a sophisticated method of microscopy, 4D microscopy (3D time-lapse microscopy), which records the entire development of an embryo and...
This San Diego Natural History Museum interactive website, designed specifically for kids, explores living lights and the chemistry of bioluminescence. It includes links to informational pages and facts about...
This Oceanus article examines Quahog Parasite Unknown, a mysterious new threat to the shellfish aquaculture business. Code-named QPX, the parasite is an obscure, single-celled relative of slime mold that has both...
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