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image: Image of the Day: Cave-dwelling Crustacean

Image of the Day: Cave-dwelling Crustacean

By | July 9, 2014

This shrimp-like crustacean (Mictocaris halope) lives in limestone caves off the islands of Bermuda. Cave-adapted species such as this one hint at the existence of deeper marine caves in this region.

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image: Image of the Day: Dog Diversity

Image of the Day: Dog Diversity

By | July 8, 2014

Unlike those in humans and domestic plants, large physical differences in dog breeds may stem from just a few genetic loci.

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image: Image of the Day: Scaffold Set-up

Image of the Day: Scaffold Set-up

By | July 7, 2014

Toxoplasma gondii, an intracellular parasite that infects most warm-blooded animals, constructs cytoskeletal scaffolds to form daughter cells within a mother cell.

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image: Image of the Day: Ear-ly Exit

Image of the Day: Ear-ly Exit

By | July 3, 2014

A Dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis sp.) in the Gulf of Mexico coils its arms up tightly and uses its ear-like fins to swim away. This was the first time researchers observed this “coiled leg” posture in the species.

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image: Image of the Day: Conspicuous Camouflage

Image of the Day: Conspicuous Camouflage

By | July 2, 2014

A male Knysna dwarf chameleon (Bradypodion damaranum) looks mostly green to the human eye, but very different to a chameleon. The bright colors may have evolved as social signs of dominance rather than as camouflage to avoid predation.

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image: Image of the Day: Tumor Trigger

Image of the Day: Tumor Trigger

By | July 1, 2014

Simian virus 40 can cause cancer in some animals such as hamsters, but studies suggest it is not oncogenic in humans.

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image: Image of the Day: Frosty Frontier

Image of the Day: Frosty Frontier

By | June 30, 2014

Despite the green hues in this satellite snapshot, Canada's frigid, rocky Belcher Islands can only support a sprinkle of low-growing plants.

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image: Image of the Day: Hoo’s There?

Image of the Day: Hoo’s There?

By | June 27, 2014

A female great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) in Thornwell, Louisiana, looks out from her nest.

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image: Image of the Day: Mold Muster

Image of the Day: Mold Muster

By | June 26, 2014

Slime molds like this one are often single-celled, amorphous organisms that unite to form a multicellular, stalked fruiting body to reproduce.

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image: Image of the Day: Cerebral Connections

Image of the Day: Cerebral Connections

By | June 25, 2014

The human brain visualized using diffusion tensor imaging data, a technique that measures the restricted diffusion of water in a tissue. U-shaped neural fibers that link the two hemispheres are seen bending toward the top, and fibers descending toward the spine are in blue.

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