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Many scientists thought that most of Jamaica’s coral reef had been permanently replaced by seaweed. But today, the corals and tropical fish are slowly reappearing, thanks in part to a series of careful interventions.
A lab at the American Museum of Natural History is uncovering the genes behind each type of spider silk to create a sort of “silk library.” It’s part of an effort to learn how spiders make so many kinds of silk and what allows each kind to behave differently.
Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal.