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American Association for the Advancement of Science
Caption: Řivind Třien, research scientist with the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and first author of the Science paper on bear hibernation, checks on the hibernating bears using computer monitors connected to video and physiological recording equipment.
Credit: Řivind Třien, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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