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This is DishBrain, an in vitro system that combines human brain cells with artificial intelligence technology, which researchers at Australian biotech Cortical Labs recently trained to play the classic 1972 Atari video game Pong. Fluorescent markers show axons in green, neuron bodies in purple, dendrites in red, and all other cells in blue. Where multiple markers are present, colors are merged and typically appear as yellow or pink. Posted: October 12, 2022
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An international team of scientists used sensitive instruments to show that oil from human skin reacts with ozone to generate potent, free radicals. These chemicals can further react with most organic compounds present in the indoor environment to produce dangerous pollutants. 
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The Scientist Staff | Nov 14, 2022 | 3 min read
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This young crustacean (Idotea balthica) carries the stained spermatia (blue) of the red algae Gracilaria gracilis on its body, marking the first known example of an animal facilitating fertilization in this ancient photosynthetic lineage.
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Artist&rsquo;s rendition of <em>Meraxes gigas</em>&rsquo;s head
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orange tiny frog
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A female juvenile vaquitas, photographed in 2017.
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Trichaptum abietinum growing on a pine log
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zebrafish (Danio rerio)
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A close-up of the eyespot on the wing of a forest mother-of-pearl butterfly (Protogoniomorpha parhassus)
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Equid burial from Umm el-Marra, Syria
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Image showing diatom fluorescence
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Microscopic view of salmonella
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Organoids grown from a mouse’s colon
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Human lung cancer cells
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