Advertisement

Image of the Day

Most Recent

image: Image of the Day: Fiber Tracts

Image of the Day: Fiber Tracts

By | August 12, 2013

This image derived from diffusion tensor imaging, a form of magnetic resonance imaging capable of mapping the direction of water motion in tissues, shows the brain fiber tracts of a living female cynomolgus monkey, collected as part of a study designed to determine the long-term effects of cocaine use on the brain’s structure and connectivity.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Little Skate

Image of the Day: Little Skate

By | August 9, 2013

An embryonic cartilaginous fish of the species Leucoraja erinacea rests on its yolk sac.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Bee Threat

Image of the Day: Bee Threat

By | August 8, 2013

The parasitic mite Varroa destructor, shown clamped on to a honeybee nymph, feeds on hemolymph, a nutrient-filled fluid.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: See-Through Butterfly

Image of the Day: See-Through Butterfly

By | August 7, 2013

Glasswing butterflies use their transparent wings to blend in with their surroundings.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Diamond Weevil

Image of the Day: Diamond Weevil

By | August 6, 2013

The weevil Chysolopus spectabilis, collected during James Cook's 1770 expedition to Australia, was one of the continent's first insects to be described by a European explorer.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Sticky Tick

Image of the Day: Sticky Tick

By | August 5, 2013

Ticks' barbed mouth parts help them hang on to flesh.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Kaleidoscopic Stalk

Image of the Day: Kaleidoscopic Stalk

By | August 2, 2013

Vascular bundles in this cross section of a dahlia flower stalk help the plant distribute water and nutrients to its tissues.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Visualizing Death

Image of the Day: Visualizing Death

By | August 1, 2013

Intestinal cells in Caenorhabditis elegans emit blue fluorescence in a wave from head to tail as the worm dies.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Stressed Out Algae

Image of the Day: Stressed Out Algae

By | July 31, 2013

The algal species Haematococcus pluvialis produces the red pigment astaxanthin when subjected to environmental stressors, such as low nutrient availability.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Gastric Rainbow

Image of the Day: Gastric Rainbow

By | July 30, 2013

This section through a mouse stomach shows where food is digested (black area near the top) by enzymes and acids made by the green and magenta cells, respectively, while the red cells lining the stomach's surface secrete mucus to protect the stomach from self-digestion.

0 Comments

Follow The Scientist

icon-facebook icon-linkedin icon-twitter icon-vimeo icon-youtube

Stay Connected with The Scientist

  • icon-facebook The Scientist Magazine
  • icon-facebook The Scientist Careers
  • icon-facebook Neuroscience Research Techniques
  • icon-facebook Genetic Research Techniques
  • icon-facebook Cell Culture Techniques
  • icon-facebook Microbiology and Immunology
  • icon-facebook Cancer Research and Technology
  • icon-facebook Stem Cell and Regenerative Science
Advertisement
Teknova
Teknova
Advertisement
Life Technologies