Amazing footage of a chicken embryo's beating heart made visible through the injection of dark ink into the yolk sac artery. [Editor's note: part of the amazing 2011 Nikon Small World in Motion featured in #46029].
Self-Assembly Line by Skylar Tibbits and Arthur Olson, presented at the 2012 TED Conference, is a large-scale version of a self-assembly virus capsid, demonstrated as an interactive and performative structure.
New research suggests that squid may fly to save energy. Many species have been seen to 'fly' using the same jet-propulsion mechanisms that they use to swim: squirting water out of their mantles so that they rocket out of the sea and glide through the air.
Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies captured a shark eating another shark in the Great Barrier Reef! The a tasselled wobbegong shark was swallowing brown-banded bamboo shark head first!