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Image of the Day: Pipefish Genes

By | December 28, 2016

Biologists publish a reference genome for the gulf pipefish (Syngnathus scovelli).

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image: Image of the Day: Hardened Arteries

Image of the Day: Hardened Arteries

By | December 27, 2016

Patients with a rare genetic disease suffer from calcification in their arteries—like this cross-section of one calcified popliteal artery. Now, researchers may have identified the mechanism behind this condition.

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image: Image of the Day: New Fly in Town

Image of the Day: New Fly in Town

By | December 26, 2016

Scientists discover a new species of robber fly, Trichoura pardeos, in South Africa.

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Image of the Day: Fish Fry

By | December 23, 2016

Mathematical models are helping researchers understand how elevated river temperatures cause higher mortality among salmon eggs, like the ones shown below. 

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image: Image of the Day: Island Time

Image of the Day: Island Time

By | December 22, 2016

The region of the Galapagos Islands responsible for the archipelago's enormous biodiversity—and its eponymous tortoises—likely formed about 1.6 million years ago.

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Image of the Day: Deep-Sea Ghosts

By | December 21, 2016

This deep-sea octopod, as yet unnamed, could be at risk from habitat destruction due to underwater mining operations.

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image: Image of the Day: Sticking Out

Image of the Day: Sticking Out

By | December 20, 2016

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory are developing DNA markers to distinguish between the pathogen responsible for the disease tularemia (blue) and other harmless, but closely related, bacteria.

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image: Image of the Day: Myelination Monday

Image of the Day: Myelination Monday

By | December 19, 2016

New details on the role calcium channels play in neuron myelination could lead to better treatments for multiple sclerosis.

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Image of the Day: Head Start

By | December 16, 2016

The marine worm Schizocardium californicum starts its life cycle as little more than a swimming, translucent head.

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image: Image of the Day: Repair Kit

Image of the Day: Repair Kit

By | December 15, 2016

Nanofiber gel (purple) containing the cytoplasmic extensions of nerve cells (green) may help repair spinal cord damage in mice.

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