Image of the Day

Most Recent

image: Image of the Day: Heart On Your Sleeve

Image of the Day: Heart On Your Sleeve

By | May 31, 2017

The entire underbelly of a newly discovered glassfrog species (Hyalinobatrachium yaku) is see-through, allowing the beholder to peer into its heart. 

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!

Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!

By | May 30, 2017

The fluid motions of a T cell’s microvilli, scanning their environment for antigens, are captured in 3-D and in real time.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Bitingly Beautiful

Image of the Day: Bitingly Beautiful

By | May 26, 2017

The multihued Portuguese man o' war (Physalia physalis), a jellyfish look-alike, is known for its painful sting. 

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Snails Uncensored

Image of the Day: Snails Uncensored

By | May 25, 2017

Computed tomography (CT) scans give scientists a window into the tiny and delicate internal structures of various thorn snail species (Carychium). 

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Root Rave 

Image of the Day: Root Rave 

By | May 24, 2017

Pea plant (Pisum sativum) roots that have been inoculated with engineered Rhizobia bacteria glow in the presence of certain proteins. 

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Beautiful Bacteria 

Image of the Day: Beautiful Bacteria 

By | May 23, 2017

Artists paint with colorful microbes on agar palettes for the American Society for Microbiology's Agar Art Contest.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Better Be . . . Gryffindor!

Image of the Day: Better Be . . . Gryffindor!

By | May 22, 2017

Inspired by the Sorting Hat from the Harry Potter series, scientists aptly dubbed this pointy spider Eriovixia gryffindori, after the fictional yet formidable wizard Godric Gryffindor.   

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Green Eggs 

Image of the Day: Green Eggs 

By | May 19, 2017

Spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) embryos are tinted green by the oxygen-producing algae (Oophila amblystomatis) that grow inside.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Snapper Still Life

Image of the Day: Snapper Still Life

By | May 18, 2017

An eastern snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), known for its formidable jaw, sits motionlessly. 

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Wait For It

Image of the Day: Wait For It

By | May 17, 2017

A current moved this prehistoric ammonite’s lifeless shell across the seafloor, producing an almost 28-foot-long fossilized scratch. 

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. That Other CRISPR Patent Dispute
    Daily News That Other CRISPR Patent Dispute

    The Broad Institute and Rockefeller University disagree over which scientists should be named as inventors on certain patents involving the gene-editing technology.

  2. How Gaining and Losing Weight Affects the Body
    Daily News How Gaining and Losing Weight Affects the Body

    Millions of measurements from 23 people who consumed extra calories every day for a month reveal changes in proteins, metabolites, and gut microbiota that accompany shifts in body mass.

  3. Neurons Use Virus-Like Proteins to Transmit Information
  4. DOE-Sponsored Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Cut 100 More Jobs
AAAS