Science Matters | September 2, 2015

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Washington University planetary scientist William McKinnon says the first close-up images of Pluto show it to be a “geological wonderland.”  McKinnon, a member of the New Horizons science team, wants to know more about the forces creating the mountains and other features seen on Pluto’s surface.
 
With rainfall on the decline in California, scientists are working to determine which plants will be able to endure the evolving climate.
 
Long Island’s Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory marks 125 years of scientific research and discoveries in cancer research, plant biology and genomics.