Journey through quail embryo wins Nikon science video prize
Sequential images of a ten day old quail embryo have won Portuguese biologist, Gabriel G. Martins first prize in this year's Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition. The entry was one of hundreds submitted for the contest, which aims to highlight the latest techniques of scientific imaging.
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When Andrey Lebedev introduces his cat Rijka to the business end of a vacuum cleaner, the results are both adorable and hilarious. Rijka seems to be struggling to figure out what the vacuum cleaner does, so tries licking it, putting her mouth over it and hitting it with her paws.