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Image of the Day: Blood Factory

By The Scientist Staff | November 20, 2017

In Drosophila larvae, the formation of blood cells takes place in a specialized organ, the lymph gland.

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image: Image of the Day: Membrane Fever 

Image of the Day: Membrane Fever 

By The Scientist Staff | November 17, 2017

Scientists have discovered a mechanism by which the Rift Valley fever virus infects the cells of its hosts.

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image: Image of the Day: The Last Sloth

Image of the Day: The Last Sloth

By The Scientist Staff | November 16, 2017

An artist’s impression suggests what the Caribbean may have looked like before humans arrived. 

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image: Image of the Day: Eyes from the Deep 

Image of the Day: Eyes from the Deep 

By The Scientist Staff | November 15, 2017

Scientists have discovered a new type of eye cell in a deep-sea fish species.

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image: Image of the Day: Starved Worm

Image of the Day: Starved Worm

By The Scientist Staff | November 14, 2017

A heat map of gene expression provides insights on the genes that help C. elegans survive severe caloric restriction.  

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image: Image of the Day: Butterfly Wing Scents

Image of the Day: Butterfly Wing Scents

By The Scientist Staff | November 13, 2017

In Heliconius butterflies, researchers discover the importance of a male wing structure in female choice. 

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image: Image of the Day: Fruit Fly Factory 

Image of the Day: Fruit Fly Factory 

By The Scientist Staff | November 10, 2017

A fruit fly ovary can contain up to 20 eggs at a time. 

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image: Image of the Day: Red Alert

Image of the Day: Red Alert

By The Scientist Staff | November 9, 2017

Researchers unveil the neural basis of alertness in larval zebrafish.   

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image: Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg  

Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg  

By The Scientist Staff | November 8, 2017

Scientists have developed a computer tomography device capable of visualizing objects at nanoscale. 

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image: Image of the Day: Fragile X

Image of the Day: Fragile X

By The Scientist Staff | November 7, 2017

Researchers uncover the central role of a protein linked to Fragile X Syndrome in mice, one of the leading causes of autism and intellectual disability.

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