Pictures from the world of science, selected by Nature’s art team.
A bat back from the dead, the Sun never setting, a selection of parasites, plus some more upbeat images in this month’s collection.
A bigger splash
US astronaut Reid Wiseman created this image from his current home: the International Space Station. “Sun never sets flying parallel w/terminator line,” he explained, as he became the first person to post an image to the social media site Vine from space.
From Unity to Harmony
Big-eared bat is back
A bear’s life
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Hughes, C. et al. Records of the Australian Museum 66, 225–232 (2014).
A bear’s lifeThis video from the US Geological Survey comes from ‘camera collars’ attached to four female polar bears on sea ice off the Alaskan coast. It is the first film ever shot from the point of view of the Arctic’s top predator.
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Cressey, D. Images of the month: June 2014. Nature (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature.2014.15485