START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good

Beetle Revealed From the Inside Out

Beetle Revealed From the Inside Out
Science News by NewsLook

A computed microtomography video showing the intricate inner workings of the Dryops water beetle has won first prize in a prestigious international competition. Photo Credit: Amy Loves Yah via Flickr.

Read more: Nature, Nature & Wildlife, News & Issues, Videos, , ,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Chris from NewsLook

Chris is the Managing Editor at NewsLook, an interactive news service providing premium video content from more than 50 international sources.


+ add your own
11:37AM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

Now if us humans could get into these 'nondamaging' XRay, neutron, and MRI vivisections instead of the terminal scalpel-driven ones as the default on a regular basis! Wanna see the inside of a dog? Put him in the CAT scanner and he's still your best friend after!

7:44PM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

wow. what a creature! they are so intricate and unique! and a beetles organs are not proof of ANY persons imaginary friend

3:11PM PDT on May 2, 2012

Thank you

3:09PM PDT on May 2, 2012

"Wow! and some people still don't believe that God exsits!"

I don't believe God exists. If God existed the human female clitoris would have been "discovered" in America before 1998. I find it extremely odd that our male dominated society is more obsessed with their own "accomplishments" and the inner workings of an insect than with their own women.

1:36PM PDT on May 2, 2012

Cool. Thanks Chris.

1:16PM PDT on May 2, 2012


1:14PM PDT on May 2, 2012

Wow! What a great tool! Beautiful imagery!

12:29PM PDT on May 2, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

12:02PM PDT on May 2, 2012


8:26AM PDT on May 2, 2012

Yay! An end to vivisection is in sight (it's been too long a-coming)..

add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

A friend of mine was caring for a colony of six cats when someone bought the property and told her t…

I judge others by their intentions as much as possible.

You can't go wrong with veggie lasagna, plus you can more or less use whatever veggies you have on h…

I use baking soda for cleaning. Thanks for sharing!

I like pumpkin pie and I make it from my own prepared fresh pumpkin. But seriously, there is no …


Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.