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    • A biography of the second 

      Hendrickson, Jessica(Jessica L.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
      A few blinks of an eye. The time it takes a hummingbird to flap its wings 80 times. For a photon of light to travel from Los Angeles to New York and back almost 40-fold. The second has been there since the literal dawn of ...
    • Plague on the Prairie : the fight to save black-footed ferrets from the West's most insidious disease 

      Fritts, Rachel(Rachel A.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
      When a single remaining population of black-footed ferrets was discovered in Meeteetse, Wyoming in 1981, scientists had one last chance to save North America's only native ferret from extinction. Though the discovered ...
    • Where the desert ghost roams 

      Belanger, Ashley(Ashley Noel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
      The U.S. Mexico border is a challenging place to survive for a Sonoran pronghorn. Nearly two decades ago, this endangered species faced near extinction in it s only home, an embroiled, increasingly shrinking habitat in ...