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How butterflies self-medicate

Interesting talk – many people also self medicate Just like us, the monarch butterfly sometimes gets sick thanks to a nasty parasite. But biologist Jaap de Roode noticed something interesting about the butterflies he was studying — infected female butterflies … Continue reading

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Ocean Currents June 2005 through December 2007

NASA produced this video showing surface currents of the world oceans.  The massive swirls and back eddies about the size of Texas are amazing. From: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio For more information from NASA: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a000000/a003800/a003827/

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The Hubble Telescope Looks at Nothing

What happens when you point the Hubble Telescope at a part of the sky that is “empty” for 10 days then 11 days and then turns the images into a 3D movie? Turns out “empty” is not really empty.

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