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  1. Mapping the Cosmic Microwave Background with Planck

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    Named for Max Planck (1858–1947), the German scientist who originated quantum theory, the Planck craft will sit between Earth and the sun and scan the entire sky in long, circular strips. Its…

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    • Self Sacrifice

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      As dark male fishing spiders prepare to mate, the male (smaller than the female) rocks the female’s body. When he finally inserts one of his sperm-delivery organs into one of her reproductive…

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      • Worm Wranglers

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        Gary and Audrey Revell demonstrate worm grunting to collect bait in the Apalachicola National Forest in Florida's panhandle. A second segment shows a preliminary test for earthworm responses…

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        • 3-D IMAGING MADE SIMPLE

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          A clever setup of a classroom projector, computer and four single-pixel sensors enabled researchers to render a 3-D image of a mannequin head. Credit: Optics Group, University of Glasgow

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          • Sweet Tooth—Or Not

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            Cockroaches used to love sugar and would mob both jelly and peanut butter. But some roaches have evolved aversions to glucose and avoid jelly. Courtesy of Ayako Wada-Katsumata

          • A view of the bat cave

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            A dense mass of bats high within a passageway in Carlsbad Cavern shows up as a bright, irregular swath on the ceiling when a thermal imaging camera pans along the roost. Plenty of bats are dropping…

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            • Satellite collision, take 1

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              Computer models (Gaussian model shown) depict the spreading of debris from the satellite crash. Found in "A green visitor makes its approach" at http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/40996/title/A_green_visitor_makes_its_approach Video…

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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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                • 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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                  • Starch stain rinses off panels painted with a polyurethane coating

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                    This video shows how easily starch rinses off panels painted with a polyurethane coating — but only if it contains a special “bioactive” enzyme. Credit: Toyota Research Institute…

                  • Bar Fly

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                    This fruit fly has been exposed to ethanol vapor, which renders it uncoordinated. Found in "Fruit flies can be alchololics too" online at: http://www.sciencenews.org/view/news/id/50640/title/Fruit_flies_can_be_alcoholics_too Credit:…

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                    • SUPER SUCKERS

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                      Flies use a sophisticated pump system to move viscous sugar water through tiny feeding tubes, seen here in an X-ray microscopy video. Credit: Manu Prakash, Harvard

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