Friday, January 29, 2010

Fruit Fly

These images are from a New York Times slideshow.

These three pictures show the different regions of the fruit fly that control various muscles. The first one shows the beginning of the fruit fly. As it grows so does the controlling of it's muscles. Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany.

This is a picture of one of Saturn's Moon's discovered by NASA. This next one is of a 48 year old Gorilla that has been trained to get its blood pressure taken. This one is of an ant taken in and treated as family because that ant has lost his queen. This last one is of Seals that scientists have discovered can sleep underwater.

These two ants are from different colonies. Researchers found out that when a colony has lost their queen, Neighboor colonies take in the worker ants and treat them like family.

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