Viruses just don’t meet the requirements to be included in the Tree of Life. And although they have several ideas, scientists aren’t sure where viruses come from.

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How does science work? Follow the steps involved in the discovery of a new species of spider to learn that scientific endeavors are not linear in nature. Learn more and access the animated flowchart seen in the video at http://undsci.berkeley.edu

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Start learning about the history of astronomy with this Sky Science backgrounder.

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Should scientists be held accountable for failing to predict natural disasters? What do you think? Let us know!

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Learn the incredible magnitude of the mole--and how something so big can help us calculate the tiniest particles in the world. (4: 32 min.)

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Kevin Temmer, a senior International Baccalaureate high school student in Florida, created an animated short to teach middle school kids about science fairs. An original song he created from the full length animated short has been posted to the Learn More