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May/June 1998 Frontiers cover, Cancer Detection Goes Digital

Cancer Detection Goes Digital

May/June 1998

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Cancer Detection Goes Digital
An emerging technology known as digital mammography offers a highly precise and reliable new way to detect and diagnose breast cancer.

Snails, Fish and Gravity Sensors: On a Mission to Find Answers
Snails and fish traveled into space as part of a research project to study the development of gravity-sensing systems.

North of Norway: A Natural Lab
An Arctic seafloor mud volcano, with its unique characteristics and life forms, is keeping oceanographers intrigued.

Federally Financed Academic R&D Expenditures Hold Firm
A data brief reports on the federal government's research and development expenditures at universities and colleges.

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Joining Forces to Track a Seabird
Biologists unite with schoolchildren to satellite-track two species of albatross.

Nature's Complex Connections
New research sheds light on the complexity of forest ecosystems.


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