Image of the Day: Defective Cilia
Image of the Day: Defective Cilia
Super-resolution imaging identifies abnormalities in the hair-like protrusions on a cell’s surface and may help facilitate earlier detection of primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Image of the Day: Defective Cilia
Image of the Day: Defective Cilia

Super-resolution imaging identifies abnormalities in the hair-like protrusions on a cell’s surface and may help facilitate earlier detection of primary ciliary dyskinesia.

Super-resolution imaging identifies abnormalities in the hair-like protrusions on a cell’s surface and may help facilitate earlier detection of primary ciliary dyskinesia.

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Image of the Day: Microscopic Creatures
Image of the Day: Microscopic Creatures
Emily Makowski | Dec 12, 2019
View the top three winners of this year’s Nikon Small World in Motion Competition.
Image of the Day: Water Sensors
Image of the Day: Water Sensors
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 19, 2019
Zebrafish detect water movement around them through signals sent to the brain by cells containing tiny hairs.
Review Preview
Review Preview
The Scientist Staff | Dec 10, 2018
Hear this month’s Scientist to Watch, Prachee Avasthi, describe the preprint journal review club she started at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Prachee Avasthi Explores How Cells Build and Maintain Cilia
Prachee Avasthi Explores How Cells Build and Maintain Cilia
Shawna Williams | Nov 30, 2018
The University of Kansas professor is also known for her leadership among early-career researchers.
Image of the Day: Revved Up
Image of the Day: Revved Up
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 16, 2018
Progesterone helps in the transportation of eggs within the mouse reproductive system.
Primary Cilia in Neurons Linked to Obesity
Primary Cilia in Neurons Linked to Obesity
Abby Olena | Jan 8, 2018
Three studies—one of mice and two of human genetics—describe the role of two proteins, adenylyl cyclase and melanocortin 4 receptor, in the development of obesity and diabetes. 
Taking the Long View
Karen Hopkin | Aug 31, 2012
In exploring how embryos take shape, John Wallingford has identified a key pathway involved in vertebrate development—and human disease.
Of Frogs and Embryos
Karen Hopkin | Aug 31, 2012
Associate Professor in Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Texas at Austin, John Wallingford, makes his living using cutting-edge microscopic techniques to watch developmental events unfold in real time.
Next Generation: Ciliated Sensor
Sabrina Richards | Jul 30, 2012
Researchers create a sensitive, flexible mechanosensor with possible applications in biomedical sensing and artificial skin technology.