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Image of the Day: Frozen Digestion

By | May 22, 2014

Microbes living in the formerly frozen permafrost consume carbon, creating methane. When the thawed water freezes in winter, the methane bubbles become trapped.

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image: Image of the Day: Scarlet Seaweed

Image of the Day: Scarlet Seaweed

By | May 21, 2014

The feathery tip of red algae (Ptilota), which are among the oldest eukaryotic algae.

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image: Image of the Day: Sure-Footed

Image of the Day: Sure-Footed

By | May 20, 2014

Tiny hairs called microsetae on the foot of a beetle help it adhere to smooth surfaces.

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image: Image of the Day: Hiding in Plain Sight

Image of the Day: Hiding in Plain Sight

By | May 19, 2014

A stick insect (Timema cristinae) rests on a greasewood branch.

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image: Image of the Day: Riveted Nit

Image of the Day: Riveted Nit

By | May 16, 2014

A head louse egg (green) firmly attached to a human hair (brown)

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image: Image of the Day: Hugging the Curve

Image of the Day: Hugging the Curve

By | May 15, 2014

A school of sardines navigates the waters at Isla Marias Archipalego, Mexico.

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image: Image of the Day: Stretching Out

Image of the Day: Stretching Out

By | May 14, 2014

A Zebra striped gorgonian wrapper anemone (Nemanthus annamensis) extends its tentacles upward.

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image: Image of the Day: Call of the Wild

Image of the Day: Call of the Wild

By | May 13, 2014

The silhouette of a smart phone as revealed in bacteria cultured from its surface

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image: Image of The Day: Poised to Probe

Image of The Day: Poised to Probe

By | May 12, 2014

Green sensilla—taste buds—line the inner curve of a moth’s coiled proboscis.

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image: Image of the Day: Nanotube Nursery

Image of the Day: Nanotube Nursery

By | May 9, 2014

A mouse embryonic stem cell grows on a bed of silicone nanotubes.

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