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Under the Ice: Weddell seal pup photo © Samuel Blanc/www.sblanc.com Used with permission.

How Bats Slurp at Night: Kleine Hufeisennase by F. C. Robiller / naturlichter.de – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

How Brainy are Monkeys?: Black Howler Monkey (adult male) 4 by Ryan E. Poplin – originally posted to Flickr as Black Howler Monkey (adult male) #4. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

How Many Turns for the Tern?: Arctic Tern (5300989441) by Denali National Park and Preserve – Arctic TernUploaded by AlbertHerring. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Champions of Hibernation: Glis glis (edible dormouse) in winter sleep by Krzysztof Dreszer – Own work. Licensed under GFDL via Wikimedia Commons

Bee? Wasp? Flowerfly!: Hoverfly December 2007-1 by Alvesgaspar – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

The Hidden Lives of Crows: CorvusMoneduloidesKeulemans by John Gerrard Keulemans [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Leaving Their Mark: Prairie view TGPP by Krazytea – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

What’s for Dinner? Koala-ag1 by Arnaud Gaillard (arnaud () amarys.com) – Self. Photo de l’auteur. Licensed under CC BY-SA 1.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Mane Attraction: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania (2288742082) by Joachim Huber. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

It’s a Jungle Up There!: 20080708 Chicago City Hall Green Roof Edit1. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Concussion: more than ‘getting your bell rung’: Yadier Molina with a concussion in June 2008 by shgmom56 on Flickr – Originally posted to Flickr as “DSC02769”. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Stem cells: The secret to change: CSIRO ScienceImage 1521 iPS cells in the lab by CSIRO. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Some dirt won’t hurt: Cuci tangan pakai sabun by Serenity – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Caught in the act: Sanc0048 – Flickr – NOAA Photo Library by Claire Fackler, CINMS, NOAA. – NOAA Photo Library: sanc0048. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Why are bees vanishing? Western Honey Bees and Honeycomb. Licensed under CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Saving the banana: RedBananasMetepec by Thelmadatter – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Learning rewires the brain: Rat myelinating oligodendrocyte Olig 2 and CNPase by Original uploader was GrzegorzWicher at pl.wikipedia – Transferred from pl.wikipedia; transferred to Commons by User:Masur using CommonsHelper. Licensed under GFDL via Wikimedia Commons

How people have been shaping the earth: Cracked bedding – geograph.org.uk – 1255898 by Alan Murray-Rust. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Air pollutants strike a blow to the brain: MexicoCity1 by christian von wissel – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons

Pathways to research: Pursuing a passion: Rumker innoculation, courtesy of Laurie Rumker

Young scientists tackle abstract problems: Dripping faucet 1 by User:Dschwen – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons

Planet Protectors: The Blue Marble Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Pollinator Gardening: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus on Milkweed 2800px by Photo (c)2008 Derek Ramsey (Ram-Man) – Self-photographed. Licensed under GFDL 1.2 via Wikimedia Commons

What Do They Eat? Ethiopia (2945424575) by Steve Evans from Citizen of the World – EthiopiaUploaded by russavia. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Stress for Success 184; Stress level: Midnight by Sara V. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0

Tiny plastic, big problem Plastic Beaches by Jennyvids. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0

Big future for super small science Polypyrrole Conductive Polymer-Coated Carbon Nanotube Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Cool jobs: Finding new uses for nature’s poisons Poison Dart Frogs by Peter Miller. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The dirt on soil Healthy Soil 1 by USDA NRCS South Dakota. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

When everyone has the face of a stranger Just a face in the crowd by Scott Cresswell. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0

Cool jobs: Getting in your head Common Marmoset by Tim Ellis. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

‘Mindfulness’ defuses stress in classrooms and teaching Harrisburg teacher by Patricia Jennings. Used with permission.

Teachers make time for Ebola and other current events Students in the Classroom by Alvin Trusty. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

What is IQ–and how much does it matter? Brockenhurst College by lbmphoto24. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

What makes a pretty face? Beauty 1 by André Bradin. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Tattoos: The good, the bad and the bumpy peacock tattoo right by SharonaGott. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY 2.0

Think you’re not biased? Think again diversity by aiesecinternational. Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Night lights have a dark side Dark Sky Parks by NASA Earth Observatory. Public domain.

Mindfulness in eating pays the body big dividends Mindfulness exercise by Elizabeth Shannon. Photo used with permission.


 

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Photos by Alison Pearce Stevens or Jeff Stevens, unless otherwise credited. All rights reserved.

Panther Chameleon: Panther Chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) by Tom Junek – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Giant Whipray: Whipray by Charlene N Simmons – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0)

Supermoon: Supermoon 2013 by Rangilo 01 by Rangilo Gujarati – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Solar Eclipse: Sun and Moon by NASA – Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Velvet Worm: Velvet worm (Peripatoides novaezealandiae) Flickr – Licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Bee Hive: IMG_2630 Flickr – Licensed under CC BY-2.0

Smoker: Bee smoker Flickr – Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Baby Bee: Schluepfende Biene by Waugsberg – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Inside Hive: The old hive Flickr – Licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Queen Cells: Three queen cells by Migco – Own work. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Bee Swarm: Swarm of Bees by Sid Mosdell. Flickr – Licensed under CC BY 2.0

First book signing photos by Kimberly Pearce and Eileen Hebets. Used with permission.