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  1. Walking on Wings

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    Looking at a vampire bat on a treadmill shows how the bat walks by stepping forward on one wing at a time. Found in 'Fifty-two things to do with a bat wing' at http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/39767/title/Fifty-two_things_to_do_with_a_bat_wing Credit:…

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    • Vampire Running

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      A vampire bat runs on a treadmill. As the pace picks up, the bat shifts from its walking gait to bounding forward with its wings. Found in 'Fifty-two things to do with a bat wing' at http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/39767/title/Fifty-two_things_to_do_with_a_bat_wing Credit:…

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      • Touchdown, going up

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        In a lab setup, a leaf-nosed bat does its typical maneuver for landing feet-up on the ceiling. Found in 'Fifty-two things to do with a bat wing' at http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/39767/title/Fifty-two_things_to_do_with_a_bat_wing Credit:…

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        • Bats Swimming

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          A Brazilian free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) can use its wings to swim if it miscalculates and ends up in water. Found in 'Fifty-two things to do with a bat wing' at http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/39767/title/Fifty-two_things_to_do_with_a_bat_wing Credit:…

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          • Remnants of Cassiopeia A (3D)

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            This video shows a three-dimensional animation of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A, based on data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and Spitzer infrared telescopes. Green indicates mostly X-ray…

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            • Remnants of Cassiopeia A (2D)

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              The evolution of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A is shown by combining X-ray images taken by the Chandra X-ray Observatory in January 2000, February 2002, February 2004 and December 2007. Lowest…

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              • Sponge Attack

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                A new bee-testing device mimics a close call with a dangerous camouflaged spider. A bee that ignores the yellow-on-yellow spider shape and buzzes close to sip a sugar droplet gets a remotely triggered…

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                • The Magnetic Corral

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                  This video shows oil (dyed blue) being poured into tap water. Then a few drops of oil laced with nanomagnets (black) are applied, which quickly spread around the oil. As a magnet moves to the edge…

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                  • THEMIS captures the northern lights

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                    This animation illustrates how magnetic reconnection in the magnetotail triggers the onset of substorms. THEMIS observations for the first time showed that the onset of a substorm follows a specific…

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                    • Ch-Ch-Changes

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                      This animation, representing the period between May 23 and August 21, captures much of the dramatic decline in this year’s Arctic sea ice coverage. Posted in 'A near-record Arctic melting'…

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                      • Streaking By

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                        Watch as a swarm of honeybees flies to its new home (at 12 o’clock on your screen) on Appledore Island. The fast streaker bees appear smaller because they are at the top of the swarm, farther…

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                        • Fear-omone

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                          The Grueneberg ganglion, composed of about 500 neurons, is an alarm pheromone sensor. In this video, an experiment involving the removal of neurons from the Grueneberg ganglion region in certain lab…

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