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image: Image of the Day: Pondering Primate

Image of the Day: Pondering Primate

By | March 4, 2016

A baboon faces into the sunlight, apparently lost in its thoughts, at Cape Point Reserve in South Africa.

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image: Image of the Day: Pom Poms

Image of the Day: Pom Poms

By | March 3, 2016

The fruiting bodies of Aspergillus niger, a fungus causing black mold, grow out of a piece of bread.

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image: Image of the Day: Hungry Histones

Image of the Day: Hungry Histones

By | March 2, 2016

This slice from the hypothalamus of a mouse shows star-shape brain cells called astrocytes (green) expressing HDAC5 (red), a histone deacetylase involved in regulating feeding behavior.

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image: Image of the Day: Serenading Sweethearts

Image of the Day: Serenading Sweethearts

By | March 1, 2016

A female fairy-wren eyes up a mate during a breather from the pair’s performance of a duet.

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image: Image of the Day: Look Up

Image of the Day: Look Up

By | February 29, 2016

A group of common toad tadpoles swims overhead in this view of the sky from a canal in Belgium.

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image: Image of the Day: Simulated Splatter

Image of the Day: Simulated Splatter

By | February 26, 2016

The LES forest simulator grows colored dots, each representing a tree, which compete with one another for resources and change in size and number over time.

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image: Image of the Day: Coral Contagion

Image of the Day: Coral Contagion

By | February 25, 2016

Mass coral bleaching, a growing problem at the Great Barrier Reef, might be linked to infection by herpes-like viruses.

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image: Image of the Day: Algal Arrangement

Image of the Day: Algal Arrangement

By | February 24, 2016

Seven species of single-celled, freshwater algae (desmids) are arranged on top of each other in this composite image.

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image: Image of the Day: Amazonian Arachnid

Image of the Day: Amazonian Arachnid

By | February 23, 2016

Charinus guto is one of eight new species of whip spider identified in the Brazilian Amazon last week (scale bar 1 mm).

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image: Image of the Day: Virtual Framework

Image of the Day: Virtual Framework

By | February 22, 2016

A digital reconstruction of Sivatherium giganteum—an extinct Pleistocene relative of modern giraffes—from a collection of bones at the Natural History Museum, London.

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