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image: Image of the Day: Seeding Success

Image of the Day: Seeding Success

By | October 15, 2015

Seeds from the critically endangered Japanese birch (Betula chichibuensis) germinated last month for the first time in nearly 30 years at Bedgebury National Pinetum in the United Kingdom.

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image: Image of the Day: Death Star

Image of the Day: Death Star

By | October 14, 2015

A bacterial infection in their tails causes these Caenorhabditis elegans (green) and Pristionchus pacificus (grey) nematodes to stick together until they die.

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image: Image of the Day: Home on the Range

Image of the Day: Home on the Range

By | October 13, 2015

This family of moose is an example of the wildlife thriving in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, the site of a 1986 nuclear accident.

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image: Image of the Day: Agar Art

Image of the Day: Agar Art

By | October 9, 2015

A cell grown from red Serratia meets a yellow Nesterenkonia cell via tendrils of orange Deinococcus and Sphingomonas.

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image: Image of the Day: Antsy Feet

Image of the Day: Antsy Feet

By | October 8, 2015

The fluid trail (blue) left by an ant may act as a lubricant, helping the insect lift its adhesive feet while walking.

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image: Image of the Day: Shiny Metamorphosis

Image of the Day: Shiny Metamorphosis

By | October 7, 2015

This progression depicts the Australian crow butterfly (Euploea core) from caterpillar to chrysalis after 12 hours, 24 hours, 48 hours, and upon emergence.

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image: Image of the Day: Liver Lipids

Image of the Day: Liver Lipids

By | October 6, 2015

This micrograph shows liver cells (red) infiltrated by inflamed adipose tissue (white) and crisscrossing fibrotic strands (blue).

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image: Image of the Day: Snake Embryo

Image of the Day: Snake Embryo

By | October 5, 2015

In corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) embyros like this one, genes once associated exclusively with limb development are now known to play roles in developing external genitalia.

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image: Image of the Day: Fossil Fish

Image of the Day: Fossil Fish

By | October 2, 2015

This middle Eocene sunfish (Priscacara) was collected from Wyoming in 1984.

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image: Image of the Day: Small Shell

Image of the Day: Small Shell

By | October 1, 2015

This “microsnail” (Angustopila dominikae), with its 0.86 mm shell height, is one of the smallest land snails ever recorded.

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