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Science Snapshot: Milking It
This image took 2nd place at the 2022 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.
Science Snapshot: Milking It
Science Snapshot: Milking It

This image took 2nd place at the 2022 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.

This image took 2nd place at the 2022 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.

breast tissue
Infographic: The Fate of Fat Cells During Breastfeeding
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2018 | 1 min read
See how the cells accommodate milk production in mouse mammary tissue.
Fat Cells Shrink to Make Room for Milk in Breastfeeding Mouse Moms
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2018 | 2 min read
Adipocytes lose their lipids and reprogram themselves into stem cells during lactation, then turn back into fat cells after pups wean.
Image of the Day: A Swell Idea
The Scientist Staff | Jul 19, 2017 | 1 min read
To improve the resolution of biological samples at the cellular level, researchers inflate tissues with “swellable polymers” so that they’re easier to see under the microscope.    
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