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These images are part of a series of remarkable patterns that bacteria form when grown in a petri dish

These images are part of a series of remarkable patterns that bacteria form when grown in a petri dish. The colony structures form as adaptive responses to laboratory-imposed stresses that mimic hostile environments faced in nature. (via)

A cat that has been genetically modified glows green This cats marks an advance in AIDS research, as its cells are able to resist the FIV…

<b>A cat that has been genetically modified glows green</b> This cats marks an advance in AIDS research, as its cells are able to resist the FIV virus that causes AIDS in cats (Read more)

Long exposure photos of fireflies by Yuki Karo

Long exposure photos of fireflies by Yuki Karo

Science of the Physical Pain Associated with Heartbreak

<b>Science of the Physical Pain Associated with Heartbreak</b><p>You lose a part of yourself when connections are lost, and its not far-fetched to say that you feel completely empty inside. There’s an ache, a deep ache that erupts from the inside of our bodies longing for the past. The <i>pain is real</i> and there’s no other way to describe how bad it really hurts than to name it heartbreak.<p>When a person feels secluded or feels loss, changes in the brain’s blood flow occur. The anterior cingulate cortex …

A piece of used dental floss under a microscope, Photography by Steve Gschmeisser (via)

A piece of used dental floss under a microscope, Photography by Steve Gschmeisser (via)

Rainbow Eucalyptus trees shed their bark at different rates, freshly revealed patches will reveal a bright green color, which then darken…

<b>Rainbow Eucalyptus</b> trees shed their bark at different rates, freshly revealed patches will reveal a bright green color, which then darkens to give orange, maroon, and blue colors. (via)

System of the human body (via)

System of the human body (via)

BBC

BBC<p>Professor Chris Idzikowski, director of the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service, has analysed six common sleeping positions - and found that <i>each sleep position is linked to a particular personality type.</i><p><b>Thinker:</b> Those who curl up in the foetus position are described as tough on the outside but sensitive at heart. They may be shy when they first meet somebody, but soon relax.<p><b>Log (15%):</b> Lying on your side with both arms down by your side. These sleepers are easy going, social people who like …

Merry Christmas! Here’s some glowing bacteria for you (via: CURB)

Merry Christmas! Here’s some glowing bacteria for you (via: CURB)

Coral sand magnified 100x photo by David Maitland

Coral sand magnified 100x photo by David Maitland. Coral sand is composed of the microscopic shells of single-celled organisms, as well as small bits of coral. (read more)

11 Little-Known Words for Specific Family Members

The words we use for family members in English are specific about some things, and vague about others. Our vocabulary marks a distinction between our …

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11 Outrageous Moments in Niagara Falls Barrel-Riding

For decades, thrill-seekers have fought the odds and common sense by going over the world’s most famous waterfalls in rickety containers—a trip that …

What Happens to Your Brain When You’re in Love?

People say love is like an addiction. According to some neuroscientists, they’re right! Romantic love can release so many happy-go-lucky …