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image: Image of the Day: Seeds in Wait

Image of the Day: Seeds in Wait

By | September 23, 2013

The immature seeds of a grass species from the genus Paspalum lie zippered in their leafy sheath.

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image: Image of the Day: Eerie Antibodies

Image of the Day: Eerie Antibodies

By | September 20, 2013

On a rainbow trout lesion, a mucosal antibody (stained in green) surrounds a skin parasite (magenta). The blue blobs are cell nuclei.

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image: Image of the Day: Rainbow Squid

Image of the Day: Rainbow Squid

By | September 19, 2013

Iridescent streaks shine on the skin of a common female squid, Doryteuthis opalescens.

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image: Image of the Day: Sightless Snail

Image of the Day: Sightless Snail

By | September 18, 2013

Translucent and eyeless, Zospeum tholossum was recently discovered 980 meters underground in a Croatian cave complex.

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image: Image of the Day: Serpentine Nematode

Image of the Day: Serpentine Nematode

By | September 17, 2013

The hookworm Nippostrongylus brasiliensis, shown here with eggs visisble in the bottom right, infects rodent intestines. 

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image: Image of the Day: Nature's Gears

Image of the Day: Nature's Gears

By | September 16, 2013

Interlocking gears found on the back legs of a flightless planthopper, Issus coleoptratus 

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image: Image of the Day: Bedroom Eyes

Image of the Day: Bedroom Eyes

By | September 13, 2013

Scanning electron micrograph of a bedbug's (Cimex lectularius) compound eye

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image: Image of the Day: Fish Infection

Image of the Day: Fish Infection

By | September 12, 2013

A germ-free zebrafish larva, here shown at 9 days old, was infected with the bacterium Edwardsiella ictaluri (stained red).

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image: Image of the Day: Butterfly Egg

Image of the Day: Butterfly Egg

By | September 11, 2013

Species in the Pieris genus of butterflies lay their eggs on leaves.

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image: Image of the Day: Clawed Beetle

Image of the Day: Clawed Beetle

By | September 10, 2013

Electron micrograph of the tip of a green fruit beetle's leg

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