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Image of the Day: Sexual Deception?

By | July 6, 2016

Variability in duration of sexual skin swelling cycles in female bonobos may help reduce mate-guarding efforts by males, researchers propose.

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image: Image of the Day: Spider Discovery

Image of the Day: Spider Discovery

By | July 5, 2016

A new species of spider, Cheiracanthium ilicis, was found inhabiting Holm oaks in Central Spain. 

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image: Image of the Day: Weed Killer Gone Wild

Image of the Day: Weed Killer Gone Wild

By | July 4, 2016

Herbicides are widely used in North American “wildlands,” researchers have found.

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image: Image of the Day: “Flower Power”

Image of the Day: “Flower Power”

By | July 1, 2016

A transparent, bumpy micromaterial that mimics the texture of a rose petal helps solar cells gather photons.

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image: Image of the Day: Ocean Invader

Image of the Day: Ocean Invader

By | June 30, 2016

The prolific and venomous lionfish has taken hold in the Mediterranean Sea, researchers report.  

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image: Image of the Day: Freegan Bears

Image of the Day: Freegan Bears

By | June 29, 2016

A mother bear forages with her three cubs in the Sarikamis landfill in eastern Turkey.

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image: Image of the Day: 3-D Bioprinting

Image of the Day: 3-D Bioprinting

By | June 28, 2016

A sheet of cow cartilage, printed using an “ink” made of strands of cartilage tissue, sits on a plug of natural bone in nutrient broth.

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image: Image of the Day: Belly of the Beast

Image of the Day: Belly of the Beast

By | June 27, 2016

Single-celled algae live weirdly well in the carnivorous bladders of the humped bladderwort plant. In this cross section—magnified 100 times—the algae are the spiny disks concentrated toward the bladder's bottom.

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image: Image of the Day: Clever Polly

Image of the Day: Clever Polly

By | June 24, 2016

The Indonesian Goffin's cockatoo can use multiple types of tools; here, one of the birds is dropping a ball into a tube to knock out a reward inside.

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image: Image of the Day: Mold Maze

Image of the Day: Mold Maze

By | June 23, 2016

Amoebae of the cellular slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum make their way through a maze as part of a worldwide chemotaxis race.

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