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In the resort town of Les 2 Alpes, in the northern French Alps there is a bike race which starts at a 3,400m-high glacier. 1/2
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A nanobot helping a sperm with motility issues along towards an egg. These metal helixes are so small they can completely wrap around the tail of a single sperm and assist it along its journey 1/2
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Listen to this starling European starlings are accomplished mimics, this one is imitating human speech
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The little bird that raised a cuckoo as it鈥檚 own offspring cuckoos are brood parasites, laying eggs in the nests of other birds who are tricked into this exhausting responsibility of raising these chicks 1/
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3/ How is it possible for the cuckoo chick to hatch first just in time to evict all the other eggs to ensure it鈥檚 own survival? Well the cuckoo eggs are incubated longer by it鈥檚 own parent for this advance hatching sciencedaily.com/releases/20鈥
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4/ in this video by Artur Homan you can see one born and immediately evicting the other eggs The early bird really does get the worm. Research shows brood parasites eggs exhibit greater embryonic movements, 鈥榚xercising鈥 for future strength
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5/ reading for tweet 4 iflscience.com/parasitic-chi鈥 source of video in tweet 4 invidious.fdn.fr/SO1WccH2_YM
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When you watch these brick dominoes, there is a second automatic wave exactly when the last 鈥榙omino鈥 lands 1/2
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these are orchid bees, iridescent green against the emerald backdrop of tropical forests in central and South America, The males are master perfume makers, blending species specific fragrances to use in mating displays to attract females
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Sicarius spiders are a genus of 鈥榮ix-eyed sand spiders that live in deserts and arid regions of the Southern Hemisphere, from their sand camouflage, they can surprise passing prey
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Golden plover chicks indistinguishable from the moss surrounding their ground nests, in the Arctic tundra 馃摲 @Camilo_Carneiro
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When you watch these brick dominoes, there is a second automatic wave exactly when the last 鈥榙omino鈥 lands 1/2
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The last domino doesn鈥檛 have anything to land on and the angle it falls at shifts each predecessor which is the 2nd wave sound you hear The specific and interesting maths of this effect are explained here invidious.fdn.fr/EYkBctqyKic
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these are orchid bees, iridescent green against the emerald backdrop of tropical forests in central and South America, The males are master perfume makers, blending species specific fragrances to use in mating displays to attract females
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