Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Baby, You're a Firework
Image of the Day: Baby, You're a Firework
The Scientist Staff | Jul 4, 2013
The bacterial species Paenibacillus dendritiformis forms colonies with thin, curling branches that look like pyrotechnic bursts.
Image of the Day: Parasitic Pest
Image of the Day: Parasitic Pest
The Scientist Staff | Jul 3, 2013
The loa loa is a roundworm that lives underneath human skin.
Image of the Day: Bacterial Biofilm
Image of the Day: Bacterial Biofilm
The Scientist Staff | Jul 2, 2013
Extracellular DNA (yellow) helps regulate movement and prevent traffic jams as bacterial biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (blue) expand.
Image of the Day: Head Louse Egg
Image of the Day: Head Louse Egg
The Scientist Staff | Jul 1, 2013
Micro-CT scan of a louse egg containing an embryo, which matures while attached to human hair
Image of the Day: Ebola Infection
Image of the Day: Ebola Infection
The Scientist Staff | Jun 28, 2013
Scanning electron micrograph of fibrous Ebola particles shedding from an infected cell.
Image of the Day: <em>E. coli</em> Hunter
Image of the Day: E. coli Hunter
The Scientist Staff | Jun 27, 2013
The Shiga toxin may help E. coli survive predation by the protist Tetrahymena.
Image of the Day: Butterfly Eggs
Image of the Day: Butterfly Eggs
The Scientist Staff | Jun 26, 2013
Eggs from an unknown species of butterfly form a tight, grid-like pattern on the branch of a willow tree.
Image of the Day: Pretty Fly
Image of the Day: Pretty Fly
The Scientist Staff | Jun 25, 2013
Taking several thousand images with a microtomograph, or micro-CT scanner, can reveal an unprecedented level of anatomical detail inside the bodies of small animals like this common housefly.
Image of the Day: Brain Fibers
Image of the Day: Brain Fibers
The Scientist Staff | Jun 24, 2013
White matter fibers of the human brain are tracked with diffusion tensor imaging.
Image of the Day: Algae Clumps
Image of the Day: Algae Clumps
The Scientist Staff | Jun 21, 2013
What looks like balls of yarn found at the bargain bin of the local knitting shop are clusters of an unspecified algal species.