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Using Fluorescent Dye To Show How Sponges Filter Feed

In this fascinating demonstration of how sponges filter feed, researchers introduce harmless fluorescent dye in the water near the animals and record …


The Tinkerbell Fairyfly, also known as Tinkerbella nana, is one of the Top 10 New Species of 2014. Photograph by Jennifer Read. To see the full list of species, visit

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …


<i>Ciphers</i>, Christoph Gielen<p>Photographer Christoph Gielen photographs aerial views of suburban landscapes, revealing kaleidoscopic human settlement patterns.<p>These images brought to you by cul-de-sacs:

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

A Map of How Emotional Reactions Originate in the Body

A Finnish study, titled “Bodily Maps of Emotions” conducted in November 2013 and published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences</i>, …