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image: Image of the Day: Fuzzy Fungi

Image of the Day: Fuzzy Fungi

By | October 21, 2014

A sampling of ascomycete fungi grown on agar plates

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image: Image of the Day: Autumn Array

Image of the Day: Autumn Array

By | October 17, 2014

Fall colors on display at Glacier National Park in Montana

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image: Image of the Day: Fantastic Flyers

Image of the Day: Fantastic Flyers

By | October 17, 2014

To survive as desert waterbirds, banded stilts (Cladorhynchus leucocephalus) in Australia may fly more than 1,000 kilometers to breed at temporary inland salt lakes.

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image: Image of the Day: Enduring Eggs

Image of the Day: Enduring Eggs

By | October 16, 2014

Researchers found the eggs of Trichuris whipworms, among other intestinal parasites, in the remains of World War I German soldiers.

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image: Image of the Day: Black Box

Image of the Day: Black Box

By | October 15, 2014

A flight recorder on a captive steppe eagle (Aquila nipalensis) showed that the bird tucks in its wings to stay stable in wind gusts.

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image: Image of the Day: Voracious Vectors

Image of the Day: Voracious Vectors

By | October 14, 2014

Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) nymphs suck sap from a stem; the invasive bugs transmit the bacteria that cause citrus greening disease.

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image: Image of the Day: Fruit Feast

Image of the Day: Fruit Feast

By | October 13, 2014

A mother and infant chimpanzee feed on Cape figs in Kibale National Park, Uganda.

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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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