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image: Image of the Day: Leaf Me Alone

Image of the Day: Leaf Me Alone

By | February 24, 2014

The veined green wings of the two-striped planthopper (Acanalonia bivittata) help the insect avoid being eaten.

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image: Image of the Day: Cellular Connection

Image of the Day: Cellular Connection

By | February 21, 2014

Two mesothelioma cells pass cellular contents back and forth through a cytoplasmic extension called a tunneling nanotube.

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image: Image of the Day: Ready for Takeoff

Image of the Day: Ready for Takeoff

By | February 20, 2014

Atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica) run across the ocean's surface while flapping their wings to launch themselves into the air.

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image: Image of the Day: Lonely Muscles

Image of the Day: Lonely Muscles

By | February 19, 2014

In a zebrafish mutant for one cell-surface receptor, myocytes do not fuse, but instead remain single cells with membranes labeled in white and nuclei in red.

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image: Image of the Day: Apoptotic Cell

Image of the Day: Apoptotic Cell

By | February 18, 2014

As HeLa cells die, they produce characteristic spikes and rounded blebs from their surfaces.

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image: Image of the Day: Carnivorous Slug

Image of the Day: Carnivorous Slug

By | February 17, 2014

The ghost slug (Selenochlamys ysbryda) uses rows of teeth on its tongue to feed on earthworms.

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image: Image of the Day: Loving White Blood Cell

Image of the Day: Loving White Blood Cell

By | February 14, 2014

This monocyte's nucleus adopted a heart shape, probably due to the technique used to prepare the slide for imaging.

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image: Image of the Day: Lepidopteran Disguise

Image of the Day: Lepidopteran Disguise

By | February 13, 2014

The luna moth (Actias luna) has four eye spots on its wings to confuse predators.

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image: Image of the Day: Reaching Out

Image of the Day: Reaching Out

By | February 12, 2014

The tentacle bulbs of a freshwater polyp (Hydra magnipapillata) with neurons labeled in red, nuclei in blue, and musculature in green

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image: Image of the Day: Invasive Bacteria

Image of the Day: Invasive Bacteria

By | February 11, 2014

Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (blue) invade human cells via structural changes in the plasma membrane known as ruffles (red).

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