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  1. How to Collect Antarctic Meteorites

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    Watch as Dr. Philipp Heck trains the India Geological Survey team on how to find and collect meteorites in Antarctica. This is the fourth installment in a series of video journals by Dr. Heck documenting…

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    • Diving For Stromatolites

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      Dive into the frigid waters of Lake Untersee with Dr. Dale Andersen to meet a living community of some of Earth’s oldest fossils—stromatolites—and learn more about the different…

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      • Fields of Thought

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        Collections-based research involves a wide variety of people interested in vastly different scales of space and time--from population genetics in mice to global climate change to galaxies across the…

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        • Back in the Lab

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          See how the team samples ant guts and then sequences the genes of both the bacteria found inside, and the ant hosts themselves. This is the eighth installment in a series of video journals by Dr.…

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          • Termite Feast

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            Check out the enormous swarm of mating termites that engulfed the Santa Rosa science lab, and take a look at the variety of critters that showed up to feast on this bounty. This is the twelfth installment…

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            • More Cool Costa Rican Critters

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              Get a glimpse of other amazing animals that the team spotted during their survey, including more cool insects, amphibians, and mammals, oh my! This is the eleventh installment in a series of video…

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              • Introduction: Ants Of Costa Rica

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                Get a brief overview of Costa Rica's stunning Santa Rosa National Park, home to many endangered plants and animals—including ants with surprising strategies for survival. This is the first…

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                • Triplaris Tree-Dwelling Ants

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                  Watch as the team quickly and carefully attempts to collect Triplaris tree-dwelling ants (notorious for their painful stings). This is the fifth installment in a series of video journals by Dr. Corrie…

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                  • Leafcutter Ants

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                    Meet the mighty leafcutter ants—some of the world's first farmers—which use their leafy haul as the fodder for a fungal garden that feeds a colony of millions. This is the fourth…

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                    • How to Collect Ants

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                      Dr. Corrie Moreau shows you how scientists collect ants in the wild, and how the information gathered on site can help contribute to the monitoring of ant populations and habitat health over time.…

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                      • Daily Life

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                        Take a tour of the Santa Rosa science station with team member Arista Tischner, and learn what it's like to sleep, eat, and work "in the wild." This is the tenth installment in a series…

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                        • Bullet and Trap-jaw Ants

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                          Be sure to catch the team's hip-hop ode to the "bullet ant" (named for its gunshot-like sting), and watch the aerial acrobatics performed by amazing Trap-jaw ants. This is the seventh…

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