Tag Archives: Butterflies

Research Preview: Nature Magazine – Nov 24, 2022

Volume 611 Issue 7937

nature – November 24, 2022 issue:

Research Highlights

Research Preview: Science Magazine – Oct 21, 2022


Science Magazine – Butterfly wing patterns are mosaics of colored scales. According to new research, ancient and deeply conserved multifunctional gene regulatory elements play a crucial role in creating these diverse patterns.

Heart risks fuel debate over COVID-19 boosters

With benefits unclear, some scientists question new round of shots for young people

Brazil’s election is a cliffhanger for scientists

Second Bolsonaro term could be “final nail” for science and environment

How the Black Death left its mark on immune system genes

Study of DNA from medieval victims and survivors finds gene that helped protect people from deadly pathogen

Has a new dawn arrived for space-based solar power?

Better technology and falling launch costs revive interest in a science-fiction technology

Nature Timelapse Views: ‘The Green Reapers’ Of The Plant World (8K Video)

-N- Uprising ‘The Green Reapers’ is an experimental film mixing 8K insect videos and 8K carnivorous plant hatching timelapses. The film presents rare phenomena from the miniature world of insects. A butterfly in the process of being born, plants in the process of growing, Carnivorous plants in the process of hunting. It is a work of 4 months of patience.

All insects captured by the plants have been released.

Music: Alexis Dehimi


Director: Thomas Blanchard

8K Views: Colors Of The World’s Rainforests

In this video you can see rainforest butterflies, lizards, blue jeans poison dart frog, treefrogs, glass frogs, squirrel monkey, capuchin monkey, red colobus monkey, silvery gibbon, peccary, lemur, chameleon, jaguar, three toed sloth and beautiful colored birds as jacobin, toucan, maccaw, parrot, hummingbirds, tanager, motmot, quetzal, from different rainforest areas as Caribbean, Costa Rica, Brazil, Madagagascar.

Nature Views: ‘Some Very Clever Insects’ – David Attenborough (BBC Video)

The natural world is full of colours. For us, they are a source of beauty, but for animals they are a tool for survival. David Attenborough reveals the extraordinary ways in which animals use colour: to win a mate, to fight off rivals and to warn enemies. Attenborough’s Life in Colour | Series 1 Episode 2 | BBC

Nature: ‘From Caterpillar To Butterfly – How Metamorphosis Works’

Metamorphosis is one of the most common but fascinating miracles of nature. An astonishing 80% of the insect world undergoes the process, but perhaps none is more iconic than the butterfly. 🦋 From pinhead-sized eggs glued to the top of a leaf, right through to the unveiling of her majestic new wings, we delve into the development of a painted lady butterfly, the world’s most widely travelled insect.

Online Collection Video: Cornell To “Digitize” 7 Million Insect Specimens

The Cornell University Insect Collection has begun to digitize all seven million of its specimens, including a collection of butterflies from author Vladimir Nabokov. CUIC’s director and curator Corrie Moreau says that she expects that due to the enormity of the project, it may not be finished in her lifetime.