Maggie Smith

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The Weekly Five - May 14, 2013 HD

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

Now We Know What Early Earth Smelled Like

When one kind of microbe fed on another, the result was a rotten-egg stench—and a pathway for complex life.<p><b>P. U.</b><p><b>Early earth had a distinctive aroma. And it wasn't very nice. That's what scientists have now determined, using advanced imaging techniques to examine fossils nearly 1.9 billion years old</b> …

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Hairy Bat Tongue

Micrograph: Cally Harper<p>You're looking at a scanning electron microscope image of a Pallas's long-tongued bat. The hairs act as a "mop" to scoop up …

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