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image: Image of the Day: Orange Pore Fungus

Image of the Day: Orange Pore Fungus

By | July 24, 2013

The orange pore fungus (Favolaschia calocera), native to Madagascar, grows on decaying plant matter in forests.

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image: Image of the Day: Flashy Fluorescent Fish

Image of the Day: Flashy Fluorescent Fish

By | July 23, 2013

Neurons in a larval zebrafish are distinguished using the Brainbow method, in which different ratios of a handful of colored fluorescent proteins are expressed randomly to give each neuron a unique hue.

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image: Image of the Day: Made-to-order Heart

Image of the Day: Made-to-order Heart

By | July 22, 2013

Inside a bioreactor, the cells of a human heart are washed away by detergents, leaving a protein scaffolding that can then be injected with heart-muscle precursor cells.

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image: Image of the Day: Butterfly Antenna

Image of the Day: Butterfly Antenna

By | July 19, 2013

Butterflies use their club-shaped antenna for balance as well as sensing odors, wind currents, and possibly the position of the sun.

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image: Image of the Day: Growing Retinal Neurons

Image of the Day: Growing Retinal Neurons

By | July 18, 2013

Photomicrograph of axons sprouting out of mouse embryo retinal neurons cultured in a Petri dish.

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image: Image of the Day: Resplendent Rotifer

Image of the Day: Resplendent Rotifer

By | July 17, 2013

The common rotifer (Philodina roseola), captured here by a polarized light microscope, is a freshwater zooplankton feasted upon by copepods, comb jellies, and fish.

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image: Image of the Day: Merciless MRSA

Image of the Day: Merciless MRSA

By | July 16, 2013

Scanning electron micrograph of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, (yellow) and a human neutrophil (red)

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image: Image of the Day: Cedar-apple Rust

Image of the Day: Cedar-apple Rust

By | July 15, 2013

Wind shuttles spores released from a gall on an apple tree to a cedar tree in order to complete the life cycle of the devastating cedar-apple rust.

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image: Image of the Day: Hot Spring Microbes

Image of the Day: Hot Spring Microbes

By | July 12, 2013

At the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, yellow and orange bacteria and algae grow in the warm waters around the pool's edge.

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image: Image of the Day: Blood Fluke

Image of the Day: Blood Fluke

By | July 11, 2013

Worms of the genus Schistosoma can take up residence in humans' blood vessels.

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