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image: Image of the Day: Glass Shell

Image of the Day: Glass Shell

By | March 19, 2013

A fossilized diatom, a microscopic aquatic alga that builds its intricate shell, or frustule, out of silica

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image: Image of the Day: Sound Spiral

Image of the Day: Sound Spiral

By | March 18, 2013

The cochlea funnels sound along the organ of corti (red), a strip of sensitive, hair-like cells which vibrate and send information to the brain, allowing people to hear.

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image: Image of the Day: Drab Disguise

Image of the Day: Drab Disguise

By | March 15, 2013

Brookesia superciliaris, a chameleon endemic to Madagascar, camouflages itself as a dead leaf.

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image: Image of the Day: Limber Seahorse

Image of the Day: Limber Seahorse

By | March 14, 2013

CT scans of a seahorse show its bony plates, which slide past each other as the animal bends, allowing it to be hard and yet flexible.

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image: Image of the Day: Parchment Worm

Image of the Day: Parchment Worm

By | March 13, 2013

The marine worm Chaetopterus variopedatus lives in a tube buried in the sand in shallow water and stores its gametes in leg-like appendages, called parapodia.

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image: Image of the Day: Psychedelic Bacteria

Image of the Day: Psychedelic Bacteria

By | March 12, 2013

A biofilm of Bacillus subtilis, with lineages of bacteria stained using different fluorescent proteins to track their growth.

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image: Image of the Day: Mosquito's Knee

Image of the Day: Mosquito's Knee

By | March 11, 2013

The scales and tiny hairs on a mosquito's leg help the insect fly and regulate its temperature.

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image: Image of the Day: Frog Development

Image of the Day: Frog Development

By | March 8, 2013

The red-eyed tree frog Agalychnis callidryas lays her gelatinous eggs on leaves above pools of water.

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image: Image of the Day: Glowing Mice

Image of the Day: Glowing Mice

By | March 7, 2013

A normal mouse sits between two mice engineered to express green fluorescent protein.

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image: Image of the Day: Transparent Frog

Image of the Day: Transparent Frog

By | March 6, 2013

The organs of the glass frog, Hyalinobatrachium colymbiphyllum, are visible through its skin.

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