LAPPING LIZARD: A gold-dust day gecko (Phelsuma laticauda) licks nectar from a bird-of-paradise flower on the island of Hawaii.
Posted: October 9, 2014WIKIMEDIA/BROCKEN INAGLORYETHEREAL ALGA: In the unicellular freshwater alga Cosmarium (magnified 100x), an isthmus containing a single haploid nucleus separates two symmetrical semicells.
Posted: September 26, 2014NIKON SMALL WORLD/MAREK MIS
GOLDEN SPIRAL: Cells of the marine diatom Chaetoceros debilis (magnified 250x) form a corkscrew-like chain.
Posted: September 18, 2014NIKON SMALL WORLD/MICROPOLITAN MUSEUM//WIM VAN EGMOND