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These are past entries from our SCIENCE SPOTLIGHT Main Page Feature


"The Canal Wound Clinic is an effort to do outreach for people who live in the Tijuana River canal, including participants enrolled at the UCSD “Proyecto El Cuete IV”. El Cuete IV aims to evaluate the impact of drug policy reform on the HIV risk environment among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Tijuana, Mexico."


The Canal Wound Clinic was founded by UCSD faculty member, Patricia González-Zúñiga- M.D., Division of Global Public Health.




High resolution scans of fossils can be downloaded to 3D Printers

University of Texas, Austin

Department of Geological Sciences


"The Digital Morphology library is a dynamic archive of information on digital morphology and high-resolution X-ray computed tomography of biological specimens. Browse through the site and see spectacular imagery and animations and details on the morphology of many representatives of the Earth's biota."


One of the most impressive features of DigiMorph is their 3-D printing capabilities. Not only can you create replicas of a specimen, but you can scale a specimen up or down in size.


DigiMorph also has a library of printable STL files of specimens that can be downloaded and printed at other 3-D printers.

From February 2015

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