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The Shark ‘Doc’ Is In

Rafael Lima wanted to witness up close the critical role sharks play in our ecosystem. The School of Communication lecturer got his chance during an open water shark dive at the Bimini Biological Field Station Foundation (also known as the Bimini Sharklab), launched in 1990 by alumnus Samuel H. Gruber, B.S. ’60, M.S. ’66, Ph.D. ’69, an […]

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Tagged for Survival

BY Robert C. Jones Jr. PHOTOS BY Cat Schulz, B.S.C. ’14 Though maligned in the movies and still regarded by some as villains of the sea, sharks couldn’t be more important to the health of marine ecosystems. Efforts underway at the R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program are giving these top predators a fighting chance at […]

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Space-Age Stem Cells

R+D Update Space-Age Stem Cells His groundbreaking research already shattered the earthly view that damaged heart muscle can’t be rejuvenated. Now Joshua Hare, the Miller School of Medicine’s chief science officer and director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, is expanding his research to the final frontier—outer space. The Louis Lemberg Professor of Medicine was […]

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