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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

Bumblebees Collide Midair Like Bumper Cars

Slow-motion footage of bees reveals their high-speed collisions and in-flight recovery systems. “Lens of Time: Bumper Bees” was first published on bioGraphic © 2016, California Academy of Sciences...

July 18, 2016 — bioGraphic

What Makes Spiders Scary

Scientists hope to learn whether arachnophobes' perception of spiders as larger than actual size causes their fear—or whether it is the fearfulness itself that causes their visual misperception...

July 12, 2016 — Shelley Sandiford and Jason G. Goldman
Juno llega a Júpiter

Juno llega a Júpiter

Después de lograr encender su motor –hazaña sobre la cual dependía su vida–, la segunda nave espacial en orbitar Júpiter se prepara para revolucionar nuestra visión del planeta gigante...

July 5, 2016 — George Musser

Juno Arrives at Jupiter

After a do-or-die engine burn the second spacecraft ever to orbit Jupiter is preparing to revolutionize our view of the giant planet 

July 4, 2016 — George Musser

How Slime Molds Make Decisions

Slime molds have no brains, yet they make complex decisions. In this film scientists use time-lapse video to figure out how slime molds make those decisions."Lens of Time: Slime Lapse" was first published on bioGraphic and reproduced with permission...

June 22, 2016 — bioGraphic

Wooden Skyscrapers Coming to a City Near You

A new type of laminated wood is as strong and fire-resistant as steel and concrete. And whereas concrete adds CO2 to the atmosphere, which contributes to global warming, growing trees pull carbon out of the air...

June 16, 2016 — Nexus Media

Sneeze Physics Caught in Video

One lab is using slow motion footage of people sneezing to study the physics of these disease-spreading expulsions. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on May 31, 2016...

June 1, 2016 — Nature Video

Ancient Sculpture Garden Was Built by Neandertals

In a cave in France archaeologists have found some of the oldest human constructions ever discovered — but no one knows what they are. Nature Video takes a look. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on May 25, 2016...

May 27, 2016 — Nature Video

Visualizing the Mammals That Ate Dinosaurs

Artist James Gurney explains how he modeled and painted the extinct  Volaticotherium  featured on  Scientific American ’s June 2016 cover and inside the magazine. Central to his reconstruction was a model with anatomically accurate muscles built atop fossil bones. ...

May 18, 2016 — James Gurney

Ants versus Plants: Networks Need Complexity for Resilience

In a world filled with complex networks, can mathematical tools bring order and predictability to the chaos? Nature Video finds out. This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on February 17, 2016...

March 30, 2016 — Nature Video

10 Years of DNA Origami

DNA origami—the art of folding DNA—has expanded hugely in the 10 years since its conception. Nature Video finds out how you can fold DNA into robots. This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on March 18, 2016...

March 22, 2016 — Nature Video
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