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Slideshows & Photo Galleries

Slideshows and photo galleries take you behind the scenes--in a chemistry lab, out in the field with paleontologists, and inside a termite colony--to see and hear science, in action.

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sand dunes in Kalahari
See a photo gallery of the Kalahari Desert's dunes on-the-move.

Oct. 8, 2014

In Africa's Kalahari desert, dunes, asleep for more than 10,000 years, have awakened: They're moving across the landscape. Scientists are tracking the dunes to find out why.

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image of HIV virus
A slideshow of images from "Computing a Cure for HIV".

June 26, 2014

See how scientists are applying massive computing power and computational know-how to understand and treat HIV.

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image of a blue crab
View scientists conducting blue crab research on Chesapeake Bay.

June 17, 2014

The iconic Chesapeake Bay blue crab. It's in decline, but why? Disease ecologists are looking at pathogens, or infectious agents, as possible culprits.

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image of an airplane flying over a forest
Technology breakthroughs fostered by I/UCRC.

May 19, 2014

Over the past four decades, by making small investments in dozens of I/UCRC centers, NSF has helped to kick off thousands of research projects with real-world applications.

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Ecological scenarios for Earth's future.

April 15, 2014

Ecologists and other scientists at NSF's Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites are peering into Earth's future through scenario thinking and ecological forecasting. How will environmental changes play out?

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A slideshow on how biodiversity boosts the economy.

April 15, 2014

On Earth Day and every day, our planet's high extinction rate begs the question: Why does humanity need the Earth's great variety of plants, animals and microorganisms--its biodiversity?

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