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Science  13 Jul 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5528, pp. 198
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5528.198

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The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama currently operates nine field stations that focus on everything from cloud forests to coral reefs. More than 600 visiting scientists flock to the facility in a typical year, often lured by the chance to work shoulder-to-shoulder with STRI's 33 principal investigators.