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Science GIFS
« on: June 21, 2016, 03:13:35 PM »
Sponges (Porifera) filtering water:



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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2016, 05:02:37 PM »

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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2016, 05:15:18 PM »
I have a couple that could qualify, if you stretch it a bit (or a lot), but they're more fun than science.

Anyway, here's a tardigrade swimming:

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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2016, 12:18:32 AM »
I have a couple that could qualify, if you stretch it a bit (or a lot), but they're more fun than science.

Anyway, here's a tardigrade swimming:

Given the relative viscosity and density of water I'd say it would be more like burrowing through treacle than swimming.  I remember a comment about bacteria with flagella that it was like mining through warm tar size for size. 
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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2016, 12:20:24 AM »
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
“Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.” ― Richard P. Feynman
'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett

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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2016, 12:22:29 AM »
The seed pod from Himalayan Balsom

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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2016, 12:26:38 AM »
How we really travel through space.

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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2016, 02:48:27 PM »
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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2016, 02:52:58 PM »
What's happening there?

It's taken from the video below, which more or less explains what's going on.

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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2016, 03:00:34 PM »
Sodium/potassium pump. This makes it easier to remember that it's three sodium ions and only two potassium. :smilenod:

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« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2016, 01:28:12 PM »


:love: this one.
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Re: Science GIFS
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2016, 06:38:00 AM »
That heart one is good...

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« Reply #12 on: June 29, 2016, 05:17:16 PM »



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« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2016, 10:36:41 PM »
Loving all of these. The DNA one is excellent.
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« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2016, 12:25:53 AM »
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
“Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.” ― Richard P. Feynman
'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett