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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 ...

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