STAR BURST: This pancreatic stellate cell from a mouse with pancreatic cancer has muscle actin fibers stained pink, the nucleus stained blue, and dots of white-stained fibroblast activation protein.
Posted: February 8, 2019
 Brandon Ware

NEON COLLECTIVE: Human lung cancer cells, which can form an invasive pack to move through the body, appear in this micrograph with microtubules stained purple and DNA stained blue.
Posted: February 13, 2019
Emily Summerbell

CANCER SPHEROID: The paving-stone arrangement of seaweed cells (Ulva mutabilis), the full genome of which researchers sequenced in September
Posted: May 15, 2018
Kota et al., The Scripps Research Institute

GUT REACTION: A recent study revealed that immune cells in the intestines of mice, highlighted here by fluorescent proteins, can help prevent stem cells there from becoming cancerous.
Posted: February 4, 2019
SENTINEL CELLS: These E. coli, with their membranes stained red, fluoresce green...
 Jun Xia, Baylor College of Medicine

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