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image: Image of the Day: Jumbled Jellyfish

Image of the Day: Jumbled Jellyfish

By | October 10, 2014

Knocking down a cnidarian-specific regulator in embryos of the jellyfish Clytia deforms larval layers; cell contours are shown in blue and nuclei in purple.

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image: Image of the Day: Lapping Lizard

Image of the Day: Lapping Lizard

By | October 9, 2014

A gold dust day gecko (Phelsuma laticauda) licks nectar from a bird of paradise flower on the island of Hawaii.

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image: Image of the Day: Windblown Weed

Image of the Day: Windblown Weed

By | October 8, 2014

Stamens of the common farm weed Plantago lanceolata vibrate resonantly with the wind, maximizing the release of pollen, a study shows.

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image: Image of the Day: Unbridled Herd

Image of the Day: Unbridled Herd

By | October 7, 2014

Wild horses in Idaho's Lower Snake River District; their growing populations on US federal rangelands are posing problems for ranchers and natural ecosystems.

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image: Image of the Day: Monarch Mob

Image of the Day: Monarch Mob

By | October 6, 2014

Monarch butterflies fill the sky at the El Rosario sanctuary in Michoacán, Mexico; an early return south this year suggests their numbers may be rebounding.

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image: Image of the Day: Primordial Moocher

Image of the Day: Primordial Moocher

By | October 3, 2014

The oldest known fossil of a clavigerite beetle, a social parasite of ant colonies, was discovered in a piece of 52-million-year-old amber from India.

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image: Image of the Day: Sea Ice Substitute?

Image of the Day: Sea Ice Substitute?

By | October 2, 2014

A herd of 35,000 walruses was found on shore in northwest Alaska this week during an aerial survey of arctic marine mammals by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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image: Image of the Day: Emerging Eye

Image of the Day: Emerging Eye

By | October 1, 2014

A false-colored confocal microscope image (1500x) of the Drosophila melanogaster visual system halfway through pupal development, showing the retina (gold), photoreceptor axons (blue), and brain (green)

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image: Image of the Day: Adhesion in Action

Image of the Day: Adhesion in Action

By | September 30, 2014

Model of vesicle adhesion, rupture, and island dynamics during the formation of a supported lipid bilayer

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image: Image of the Day: Sanctioned Sanctum

Image of the Day: Sanctioned Sanctum

By | September 29, 2014

The plate-like coral Montipora aequituberculata at Jarvis Island, now under increased protection as part of the US Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument

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Mettler Toledo
Mettler Toledo
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