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December 31st, 2008

Magnetotaxis [Dec. 31st, 2008|01:17 pm]



Nature's Little Boy Scout
Magnetospirillum is a Gram-negative, aquatic bacterium with a nifty feature: an internal compass.
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Stunning Images of 2008 [Dec. 31st, 2008|10:17 pm]


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New Scientist has chosen its 12 Most Stunning Images of 2008 which includes a gorgeously freaky chick embryo, a baby kangaroo (more like an embryo) within its mother's pouch and a strange deadlock where a cat-eyed tree-snake, coiled around a branch, was locked in an embrace with a Morelet's treefrog. Check them out (and the others too).

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