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Six butterflies shown in infrared wavelengths of purple and pink colors

(Click on arrow at right to see full image) Butterflies of six different species, photographed in infrared wavelengths, reveal patterns unseen in visible light.

Image courtesy of Naomi Pierce and Nanfang Yu

Research

A study reveals new dimensions to their function and beauty.

4.10.20

A stylized plot of Lorenz's "butterfly effect" model against a black background with gold-toned curves wrapping themselves around unshown x and y axes, resembling the wings of a butterfly

A plot of Lorenz’s “butterfly effect” model: “curves wrapping themselves wildly around the and axes ”

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A student scientist contemplates power and the denial of scholarship.

May-June 2020

Photograph of Susan Murphy

Susan Murphy

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Portrait of a hockey-playing statistician—from Louisiana

May-June 2020

Activity tracking to identify the at-risk elderly, and China’s offshore windfarm potential 

May-June 2020

Matthias Nahrendorf seated in front of a PET/CT scanner

Matthias Nahrendorf uses equipment like this PET/CT imaging scanner to study the role of white blood cells in inflammation.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Exercise attenuates stem cell production of pro-inflammatory white blood cells.

May-June 2020

Six butterflies shown in infrared wavelengths of purple and pink colors

(Click on arrow at right to see full image) Butterflies of six different species, photographed in infrared wavelengths, reveal patterns unseen in visible light.

Image courtesy of Naomi Pierce and Nanfang Yu

A study reveals new dimensions to their function and beauty.

May-June 2020

Image by Shutterstock

An HMS symposium highlights the immune system’s role in ending inflammation.

4.9.20

The blue regions are oil palm plantation, while the forest regions (yellows and greens) are colored by tree height, which is a proxy for carbon.
Image courtesy of Global Airborne Observatory, ASU Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science.

The world needs tropical forests—but rainforest destruction continues unabated, and it may be even worse than you thought. 

4.1.20

Photograph of Stuart Harris

Stuart Harris
Photograph by Jim Harrison

A conversation with emergency doctor Stuart Harris

3.17.20