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Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

Each week we find the most interesting and informative articles we can and along the way we uncover amazing and cool images. Here you'll discover 10 incredible photos and the stories behind them.
Cave-dwelling spider:
Luckily, this wandering spider isn't as venomous as some of its relatives.
Volcano home:
It took hundreds of years for one of the oldest and largest penguin colonies in Antarctica to recover after three separate volcanic eruptions nearly wiped the seabird colony off the map, a new study finds.
Spider courting:
A male jumping spider will sing and dance for any female, even if she isn't his type.

Viking swords:
A study of three Viking swords has found that, as fearsome as these seafaring people were, these specific "weapons" were probably not sturdy enough for battle or raiding, and were likely decorative.
Bleached white:
Two-thirds of the length of the Great Barrier Reef is suffering from bleaching, a condition likely to cause mass coral die-offs.
Insect heroes:
Ants save each other for the good of the colony.
Pink Floyd shrimp:

A new species of pistol shrimp doesn't live on the dark side of the moon, nor is it a lost soul swimming in a fishbowl.

Glorious glacier:
As if a giant ran a finger in a swirling manner through an icy sandbox, meltwater channels have carved out aqua-colored squiggly lines in an Arctic glacier.
Trapped in amber:
Scientists recently found tiny beetles resembling horseshoe crabs trapped in amber dating back 99 million years.

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