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Image of the Day: Super-soaked Moss

By | June 3, 2015

When animals walk across their spongy surface, Wahlenberg’s pohlia moss (Pohlia wahlenbergii) expel some of their water reserves in droplets.

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image: Image of the Day: Fish Eggs

Image of the Day: Fish Eggs

By | June 2, 2015

This cross-section shows developing eggs within the spiral-shaped ovary of an anglerfish.

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image: Image of the Day: Cipro Close-up

Image of the Day: Cipro Close-up

By | June 1, 2015

Crystals made from the antibiotic ciprofloxacin imaged using a polarizing microscope (40x magnification)

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image: Image of the Day: CRISPR Pigs

Image of the Day: CRISPR Pigs

By | May 29, 2015

These Bama minipigs were engineered with CRISPR technology to lack two genes linked to Parkinson’s disease.

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image: Image of the Day: Eye of the Beholder

Image of the Day: Eye of the Beholder

By | May 28, 2015

Endothelial cells of the pupillary membrane in the back of the mouse eye supply blood to the lens during fetal development.

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image: Image of the Day: Prehistoric Parasite

Image of the Day: Prehistoric Parasite

By | May 27, 2015

This “virtual fossil” shows a preserved pentasomid parasite (orange thread at the top) still attached to its host, a marine ostracod crustacean.

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image: Image of the Day: Allergy Season

Image of the Day: Allergy Season

By | May 26, 2015

Scanning electron micrograph of lily (Lilium auratum) pollen

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image: Image of the Day: Painted Chromosomes

Image of the Day: Painted Chromosomes

By | May 22, 2015

Spectral karyotyping enables scientists to visualize individual chromosomes by labeling them with fluorescent probes.

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image: Image of the Day: Spiny Star

Image of the Day: Spiny Star

By | May 21, 2015

A close-up look at the giant spined sea star (Pisaster giganteus) reveals distinct bright blue rings around each spine.

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image: Image of the Day: Bug-Eyed

Image of the Day: Bug-Eyed

By | May 20, 2015

Researchers engineer liquid crystals that can be arranged into compound lenses similar to insect eyes.

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