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dog breeds

With a new dataset, man digs into the genetic history of his best friend.

macrophages and heart cells

IT’S ELECTRIFYING  Macrophages (green) “plug in” to heart cells (light purple and pink), providing an electrical boost that helps the heart cells contract and pump blood, a study in mice finds.

Hawk moth

FLYING FEEDER  Hawk moths use a lot of energy when they hover to slurp flower nectar. Manduca sexta (shown) can turn some of that nectar into muscle-protecting antioxidants.

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