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Around the world, coral reefs are dying as oceans warm. But near a tiny island in the South Pacific, researchers have discovered corals that have adapted to survive. They could be the key to saving a verdant sea.

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    The shimmering, spiraling, gravity-defying water installations created by Mark Fuller, MS '78, and his company have not only beautified resorts around the world, they have established a new genre of art.

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    Facing the Heat

    The already fractious debate over climate change has boiled over in recent months with threats and accusations against scientists. One target has been Professor Stephen Schneider, who says the public is being snookered by a radical fringe intent on obscuring the facts.