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Beauty is in the Microscope of the beholder

Lauren Des Marteaux, a PhD student in Biology, sees the beauty in all insects, no matter their appearance, size, or function.

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Dr. Geoff Wild

The Currency of Genes

Using mathematical models, Wild develops gene-based accounting systems that help us make sense of less-than-intuitive animal behaviors.


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Simon Donato

100 Miles of Wild: Madagascar's Limestone Labyrinth

Simon Donato is one of a group of North American 21st adventurers who is embarking on one of their most challenging expeditions: a trek through 100 miles of the unexplored northern section of Strict Nature Reserve in the Tsingy, Madagascar to create the world's first detailed map of the region.

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