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Narrow, sandy barrier islands are crucial in protecting mainland coasts from erosion. Duke researchers report that the earth has a total of 2,149 barrier islands, nearly 700 more than previously thought.
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Narrow, sandy barrier islands are crucial in protecting mainland coasts from erosion. Duke researchers report that the earth has a total of 2,149 barrier islands, nearly 700 more than previously thought.


With a special camera, which can film in six directions, and a holodeck, researchers from Duke and two other institutions study squids’ incredible camoflauge abilities.
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With a special camera, which can film in six directions, and a holodeck, researchers from Duke and two other institutions study squids’ incredible camoflauge abilities.

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