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Nautilus pompilius (chambered nautilus); from Jean Charles Chenu, Illustrations conchyliologiques … , 1854 See live nautilus in the current exhibition Life at the Limits, and learn more about shells in the new book, The Seashell Collector, a boxed set featuring a booklet by Ilya Temkin, a former postdoctoral researcher at the Museum.

from the Guardian

Wildlife and nature photography award-winning images of 2013 – in pictures

Credit: Moritz Muschick/BMC Ecology Image Competition; This image, taken by postdoctoral researcher Moritz Muschnik from University of Sheffield, depicts the startling camouflage of a stick insect (Timema poppensis) stick insect against its host redwood tree(Sequoia sempervirens)

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This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

A postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania named Randy Olson set out to plan a road trip to see 48 U.S. state capitols in just over eight days. Learn how he did it.

from Project Graduate School

Karen’s Foolproof Research Proposal Template

Research Proposal as displayed by Dr. Karen Kelsky of the McNair Scholars Program at the University of Oregon


Quantum physics just got less complicated | Quantum physics says that particles can behave like waves, and vice versa. Researchers have now shown that this 'wave-particle duality' is simply the quantum uncertainty principle in disguise. Credit: Timothy Yeo / CQT, National University of Singapore


Researchers found more than 1500 fossils of marine creatures, such as this cheloniellid arthropod, that lived nearly 500 million years ago. Photo: Peter Van Roy/Yale University.