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image: Image of the Day: Grain Gain

Image of the Day: Grain Gain

By | July 7, 2015

A gene variant that increases the quality of rice is associated with longer, more slender grains (right) than a more mediocre rice variety (left).

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image: Image of the Day: Nanoplankton Kaleidoscope

Image of the Day: Nanoplankton Kaleidoscope

By | July 6, 2015

This false-colored scanning electron micrograph shows a collection of calcareous nanoplankton.

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image: Image of the Day: School’s in for Summer

Image of the Day: School’s in for Summer

By | July 3, 2015

A school of Tomtate Grunt (Haemulon aurolineatum) swims around red branched coral off the North Carolina coast.

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image: Image of the Day: Communication Breakdown

Image of the Day: Communication Breakdown

By | July 2, 2015

This image shows neuromuscular junctions (red) in the muscle nerve cells (green) of a mouse with deterioration at these sites of nerve-muscle cell communication.

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image: Image of the Day: Cambrian Worm

Image of the Day: Cambrian Worm

By | July 1, 2015

This fossilized lobopodian (Collinsium ciliosum) found in a Cambrian deposit in South China had many specialized appendages, including strong dorsal spines that may have served as protective armor.

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image: Image of the Day: Illuminated Limb

Image of the Day: Illuminated Limb

By | June 30, 2015

Researchers labeled this embryonic mouse limb with a variety of techniques to differentiate muscles, tendons, bones, and nerves.

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image: Image of the Day: Sleeper Cells

Image of the Day: Sleeper Cells

By | June 29, 2015

This micrograph shows nanoparticles adhering to the surface of Trypanosoma brucei, a parasite that causes sleeping sickness and can be transmitted by a tsetse fly bite.

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image: Image of the Day: Antarctic Crab

Image of the Day: Antarctic Crab

By | June 26, 2015

Researchers discovered this new species of Yeti crab (Kiwa tyleri) near hydrothermal vents in Antarctica’s East Scotia Ridge.

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image: Image of the Day: Propagating Parasites

Image of the Day: Propagating Parasites

By | June 25, 2015

These schistosome larvae developing inside of a snail are the same type that cause schistosomiasis, a disease that affects more than 200 million people worldwide.

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image: Image of the Day: Unearthed Urchin

Image of the Day: Unearthed Urchin

By | June 24, 2015

This heart urchin discovered near Puerto Galera is one of 100 potentially new marine species discovered this year in the Philippines.

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