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This composite image captured by the Hubble shows the positions of the dark matter core (blue), galaxies (orange) and gas (green) in the train wreck cluster, formed by colliding galaxies. Full Story NASA, ESA, CFHT, CXO, M.J. Jee/UC Davis, A. Mahdavi/San Francisco State Univ.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Measuring the leap of a lizard Creatures use their tails to balance during complex maneuvers Vying for the title of World’s Fastest Cell Scientists film 58 kinds of mobile cells to study movement Back to the moon’s future Orbiter scouts oldest spots on the lunar surface for prospective landing sites
Plants’ reproductive weaponry unfurled

        3.5.12        –        Botanical tricks include adhesion and bubbles to spread their spores        Found in: Life and Matter & Energy

New observations from the Hubble Space Telescope reveal that the planet GJ 1214b, shown orbiting its star in this artist’s conception, is 6.5 times the size of Earth and composed mostly of water. Full Story David A. Aguilar

Eggs may be made throughout adulthoodThe discovery of stem cells in human ovaries suggests that women are not born with a lifetime’s supply of gametes.Read the full story. | Feb 26th 2012Found in: Genes & Cells

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Wasps airlift annoying ants In a scrap over food, being big and able to fly is an advantage A matter of gravity Map of planetary field is sharpest ever Brain’s mirror system loves the robot Experiment may suggest why we feel sad for Wall-E
        2.19.12        –        Scientists capitalize on ‘natural’ experiment to chronicle how ecosystems will change as oceans continue to acidify        Found in: Environment