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Double Vortices Give Mosquitoes a Boost

Our understanding of how insects fly didn’t explain how mosquitoes managed to stay on the wing. It took eight slow-motion cameras to help researchers reveal how mosquito wing beats shape the air to give the insect extra lift...

April 3, 2017 — Nature Video

Capturing a Portrait of Humanity's Home

Vibrant images of our planet are common now, but it was only 70 years ago when we first caught a glimpse of Earth from a height of more than 100 miles. Watch a history of photographing Earth, from the first captured German rockets to iconic images like Earthrise and the Pale Blue Dot...

March 16, 2017 — Nature Video

The String and Paper Centrifuge

This toy-inspired centrifuge could enable medical testing in remote locations, and costs just 20 cents to make. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on January 10, 2017...

January 10, 2017 — Nature Video

Where Trade Threatens Biodiversity

These maps show the “threat hotspots” around the world where consumption in the U.S. and Japan impact endangered wildlife. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on January 4, 2017...

January 4, 2017 — Nature Video

Senate Seat Races That Could Impact Science

In these final days before the 2016 election keep an eye on Maryland, New Hampshire and Missouri, where contested seats may have ramifications for science in the U.S. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on October 29, 2016...

October 31, 2016 — Nature Video

Monkeys Can Make Stone Tools, Too

When these monkeys bang rocks together, they make stone flakes that resemble those archaeologists believe humans made two million to three million years ago. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on October 19, 2016...

October 21, 2016 — Nature Video

The Strange Matter of Quasicrystals--Explained

Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman describes the structure of quasicrystals, the discovery of which won him the scorn of colleagues in the 1980s and then the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2011...

September 29, 2016 — Nature Video

Flavor of the Ray--Snagging the Mysterious Neutrino

It takes a lot to stop an unstoppable subatomic particle. Art McDonald, co-recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics, describes how he detected elusive neutrinos that were born in the center of the sun and change characteristics during their journeys...

September 28, 2016 — Nature Video

How Physicists Trapped Photons in a Box

Physicist and Nobelist Serge Haroche describes using a mirrored box to trap photons  to spy on them as they bounce around inside. This Nature Video was produced with support from Mars, Incorporated...

September 26, 2016 — Nature Video

5 Things You Didn't Know about H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells is one of the most influential science fiction writers in history. In this Nature Video, we present five surprising facts about the man behind War of the Worlds . This is part of a science fiction special report on Nature.com ...

September 15, 2016 — Nature Video

Hawaiian Crows Use Tools to Reach Tidbits

This rare crow can select a tool and manipulate it to pry tasty treats from crevices in under a minute. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on September 14, 2016...

September 14, 2016 — Nature Video

An Earth-Like Exoplanet Orbits Our Nearest Neighbor

The red dwarf star Proxima Centauri is home to a newly discovered exoplanet, which may look a lot like Earth. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on August 24, 2016...

August 24, 2016 — Nature Video

80 Years of Greenland's Vanishing Glaciers

Re-creating photographs from the 1930s can help scientists understand Greenland’s melting glaciers and predict how quickly climate change might make them disappear into the sea. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 27, 2016...

August 8, 2016 — Nature Video

This Cube Shape-Shifts When Squished

Metamaterials don’t react the way you would expect. Push down on this cube from the top and a face appears on the side. The secret? A carefully designed substructure. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 27, 2016...

July 27, 2016 — Nature Video
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