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Learn about the giants of the polar seas.
Summertime in the Arctic is for the birds
White-coated Arctic icons, these supreme hunters are under threat
Who lives in the Arctic, and how did they get there?
Lisa Miller is a mechanic and teacher who shows her auto shop students how to use their listening skills to fix cars.
There's more to polar ice than just frozen water. Learn about the many varieties of ice found at the poles and how and where they form.
The frozen worlds of the Arctic and Antarctica
By passing the winter frozen as solid as a holiday fruit cake, the wood frog breaks all rules. Scientists hoping to preserve human organs are paying close attention.
Take a virtual journey to the frog capital of the world, Rayne, Louisiana.
Explore the mythological significance of frogs in cultures around the world.
Hear audio clips of the ambient sounds of the rain forest at night near Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
Use dominoes to model a nerve cell's transmission of a signal
Think you have a lot in common with a kiwi fruit? Genetically speaking, you do.
Discover the difference between taste and smell.
Find links relevant to research at the poles.
See recent articles on polar science.
Can making up stories improve your memory? Try it!
A model for heart development
See living stem cells and find out why they are the "stem" from which all other cells develop.
A fish-eye view of the brain
Cells behaving badly
Princely models for science
A window on regeneration
Insight into genes, reproduction, and cancer
Learn about the body's vital defense force.
Test your memory and compare it with your friends'.
Can you trust your own memory? Find out with this activity.
This card game is a little like a puzzle. You and your opponents all try to find solutions to the puzzle���and the one who finds the most solutions wins!
An artist paints his childhood home from memory.
The anatomy of memory.
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