Image of the Day: Brains and Braincases
Image of the Day: Brains and Braincases
The skull changed shape in different ways than the brain during evolution, according to a new comparative study.
Image of the Day: Brains and Braincases
Image of the Day: Brains and Braincases

The skull changed shape in different ways than the brain during evolution, according to a new comparative study.

The skull changed shape in different ways than the brain during evolution, according to a new comparative study.

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Image of the Day: Fly Reconstruction
Image of the Day: Fly Reconstruction
Emily Makowski | Sep 27, 2019
Scientists create a micro-CT scan image of Drosophila in fine detail.
AI Accurately Detects Lung Cancer in Scans
AI Accurately Detects Lung Cancer in Scans
Shawna Williams | May 21, 2019
An artificial intelligence program called a neural network exceeds radiologists’ ability to detect malignancies, but more testing is needed before using the program clinically.
Image of the Day: Star Scans
Image of the Day: Star Scans
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 30, 2019
CT scans illuminate the structure of sea stars.
Image of the Day: Keep a Cool Head 
Image of the Day: Keep a Cool Head 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 17, 2018
Scientists take a close look at how cloven hoofed mammals use selective brain cooling to survive in the heat. 
Image of the Day: Flying Blood Bag
Image of the Day: Flying Blood Bag
The Scientist Staff | Aug 22, 2017
A novel contrast agent capable of staining the finest blood vessels reveals an elaborate, entwined network in this pigeon’s CT scan. 
Early Hominin Hearing
Early Hominin Hearing
Karen Zusi | Sep 29, 2015
Based on the structure of fossilized skulls and ear bones, researchers learn that early hominins heard sounds best between the frequencies that humans and chimpanzees do.
Revealing Metamorphosis
Revealing Metamorphosis
Kate Yandell | May 14, 2013
Three-dimensional imaging of living chrysalises shows how butterflies develop.
Ancient Pharaoh Was Murdered
Ancient Pharaoh Was Murdered
Jef Akst | Dec 18, 2012
DNA samples and CT scans reveal that Ramesses III likely had his throat slashed by his son and other conspirators.
CT Scans Increase Risk of Cancer
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 7, 2012
Exposure to doses of radiation used in some diagnostics in childhood can triple the risk of brain cancer and leukemia as an adult.