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Bacteria mix it up at the microscopic level

( -- Many hands -- or many flagella -- make light work. In studies of the motion of tiny swimming bacteria, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory found that the microscopic ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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Spitzer captures infrared rays from a sunflower

( -- The various spiral arm segments of the Sunflower galaxy, also known as Messier 63, show up vividly in this image taken in infrared light by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Infrared light is sensitive to the ...

dateMar 04, 2011 in Astronomy
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