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Scientists use laser fluorescent technology and squirts of dye to test how this jellyfish moves ocean water. K. Katija & J. Dabiri/California Institute of Technology hide caption

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Researcher Amandine Eriksen arranges the hand bones of a mountain gorilla skeleton. Erin Marie Williams hide caption

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