Loading...

Image of the Day

Most Recent

image: Image of the Day: Mitochondria, Live and in Color

Image of the Day: Mitochondria, Live and in Color

By The Scientist Staff | September 27, 2017

Mitochondria age differently depending upon whether they’re located in the liver, heart, or kidney, scientists find in flies and mice.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Neurons at Risk

Image of the Day: Neurons at Risk

By The Scientist Staff | September 26, 2017

Scientists identified a schizophrenia-risk gene, ZNF804A, that influences the birth and movement of new neurons within the developing brain. 

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Fossil Guts

Image of the Day: Fossil Guts

By The Scientist Staff | September 25, 2017

Scientists unearthed an intact, fossilized digestive organ of a 500-million-year-old trilobite—a prehistoric relative of the horseshoe crab.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Mouth Parts

Image of the Day: Mouth Parts

By The Scientist Staff | September 22, 2017

A high-resolution microscope reveals the intricate inner structure of the blood-sucking tsetse fly’s saliva tube. 

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: 100-Million-Year-Old Flower

Image of the Day: 100-Million-Year-Old Flower

By The Scientist Staff | September 21, 2017

Scientists think dinosaurs brushed these ancient flowers into pools of tree resin, creating fossils preserved in amber.  

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Primordial Sculpture

Image of the Day: Primordial Sculpture

By The Scientist Staff | September 20, 2017

This lifelike replica of the one-centimeter, 500-million-year-old arthropod Agnostus pisiformis was reconstructed from the animal’s ancient fossils.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Microbial Puppet Masters

Image of the Day: Microbial Puppet Masters

By The Scientist Staff | September 19, 2017

Bacteria inhabiting mouse tumors hold sway over a cancer cell’s response to treatment. 

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Triple Threat

Image of the Day: Triple Threat

By The Scientist Staff | September 18, 2017

Scientists use stem-like cells from patients’ aggressive, triple receptor-negative breast tumors to grow cell lines for research.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Leggy Bees 

Image of the Day: Leggy Bees 

By The Scientist Staff | September 15, 2017

Female South African bees evolved lengthy limbs to better amass oil from the snapdragon flowers they pollinate.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: It’s Alive

Image of the Day: It’s Alive

By The Scientist Staff | September 14, 2017

New microscopy techniques reveal that heterochromatin—the condensed, seemingly dormant portions of DNA—is not as dense as scientists once thought.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents
  2. Human Brain Organoids Thrive in Mouse Brains
  3. The Second March for Science a Smaller Affair
  4. RNA Injection Restores Hearing in Guinea Pigs