Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Parasite Eggs
Image of the Day: Parasite Eggs
The Scientist Staff | May 23, 2013
Eggs from the roundworm Trichuris trichiura, which hatches in humans' small intestines and may protect their hosts from autoimmune disease
Image of the Day: Sticky Spider Feet
Image of the Day: Sticky Spider Feet
The Scientist Staff | May 22, 2013
Spiders that don't build webs catch their prey using adhesive pads covered in branched hairs called setae.
Image of the Day: Green Elf Cup
Image of the Day: Green Elf Cup
The Scientist Staff | May 21, 2013
Brightly colored fungi of the Chlorociboria genus grow on wood in temperate forests throughout the world.
Image of the Day: Fruit Fly Heart
Image of the Day: Fruit Fly Heart
The Scientist Staff | May 20, 2013
Drosophila pumps blood through its body with a long, tube-shaped muscle.
Image of the Day: Stealthy Snake
Image of the Day: Stealthy Snake
The Scientist Staff | May 17, 2013
The West African Gaboon viper conceals itself on the leaf-littered forest floor thanks to patterning that makes the contours of its body tough to spot.
Image of the Day: Raw Deal
Image of the Day: Raw Deal
The Scientist Staff | May 16, 2013
The pathogenic Enteritidis serotype of Salmonella (white), shown in growth medium (blue), is associated with uncooked eggs.
Image of the Day: Larval Fish
Image of the Day: Larval Fish
The Scientist Staff | May 15, 2013
A 22-day-old larva of the spotted gar, a freshwater fish native to North America, with cartilage stained blue and bones stained red.
Image of the Day: Underwater Blossom
Image of the Day: Underwater Blossom
The Scientist Staff | May 14, 2013
Nudibranchs lay their eggs in long, looping ribbons that resemble flowers.
Image of the Day: Fluorescent Neurons
Image of the Day: Fluorescent Neurons
The Scientist Staff | May 13, 2013
The nerve cells of model organism Caenorhabitis elegans stained with green fluorescent protein.
Image of the Day: Corn Stomates
Image of the Day: Corn Stomates
The Scientist Staff | May 10, 2013
Small openings in leaves allow plants to exchange gases and water vapor with the atmosphere.