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image: Image of the Day: Mosquito Meal

Image of the Day: Mosquito Meal

By | April 5, 2013

Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes used for malaria research feed in the lab on blood through a thin membrane.

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image: Image of the Day: Connective Tissue Cells

Image of the Day: Connective Tissue Cells

By | April 4, 2013

Fibroblasts with stained mitochondria (yellow), nuclei (green), and microfilaments (blue).

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image: Image of the Day: Messy Eater

Image of the Day: Messy Eater

By | April 3, 2013

A pollen-covered bee of the species Halictus ligatus.

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image: Image of the Day: Giant Salamander

Image of the Day: Giant Salamander

By | April 2, 2013

The endangered Ozark hellbender, which blends in with mud and rocks at the bottoms of Missouri and Arkansas streams, can grow up to two feet long and can live as long as 30 years.

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image: Image of the Day: Fluorescent Coral

Image of the Day: Fluorescent Coral

By | April 1, 2013

Over the course of the development of the coral species Seriatopora hystrix, its fluorescence shifts from green to cyan.

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image: Image of the Day: Almost Identical Mice

Image of the Day: Almost Identical Mice

By | March 29, 2013

These mice are twins, but because of epigenetic modification, one has a kinky tail while the other does not.

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image: Image of the Day: Arctic Bug

Image of the Day: Arctic Bug

By | March 28, 2013

The insect Clinocera nivalis doesn't freeze in the winter, supercooling down to -31 degrees F. 

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image: Image of the Day: Sorting Cells

Image of the Day: Sorting Cells

By | March 27, 2013

Engineers have developed a portable device that can generate white blood cell counts in minutes, dividing them into four major types.

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image: Image of the Day: Deep-Sea Skeleton

Image of the Day: Deep-Sea Skeleton

By | March 26, 2013

The anglerfish hangs a light at the end of the long protrusion from the front of its head in order to lure in prey.

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image: Image of the Day: Artificial Ear

Image of the Day: Artificial Ear

By | March 25, 2013

Scientists grew collagen from rats' tails and cartilage from cows' ears in a mold to create a life-like prosthetic.

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