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  • How do novel traits appear in evolution?
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    How do novel traits
    appear in evolution?

    Dr. Tim Peterson
    Most studies about evolution look at changes in an existing part of an animal. I'm trying to find how a new trait, such as a turtle shell or a new joint, appears for the first time. Using microCT scans to track the ...
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  • Graphene's ability to store electrical charge
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    Graphene's ability to
    store electrical charge

    Dr James Tucker
    Graphene is a sheet of graphite that is only a single atom thick, and it has been shown to possess a wide range of important properties. I want to look at the potentional for using graphene in batteries to extend the capacity of the ...
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