Image of the Day: Shoots Up
Image of the Day: Shoots Up
During plants’ cell division, mother cells give daughter cells a signal to show them which way is up.
Image of the Day: Shoots Up
Image of the Day: Shoots Up

During plants’ cell division, mother cells give daughter cells a signal to show them which way is up.

During plants’ cell division, mother cells give daughter cells a signal to show them which way is up.

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Image of the Day: Colorful Colonoids
Image of the Day: Colorful Colonoids
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 18, 2019
Organoids grown from a mouse’s colon will be used to screen drugs for colorectal cancer.
Image of the Day: All Lit Up
Image of the Day: All Lit Up
Ashley Yeager | Nov 27, 2018
A super-bright cell-labeling method reveals the intricate wiring that connects neurons in the brain.
Infographic: Inner Glow
Infographic: Inner Glow
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2018
How GFP-grabbing nanobodies enable instant tracking of protein dynamics in live cells.
Image of the Day: Lit Up
Image of the Day: Lit Up
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 24, 2018
Researchers have updated a method to look at biochemical activities inside living cells.
Image of the Day: Infrared Tumors
Image of the Day: Infrared Tumors
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 18, 2018
A camera inspired by butterfly eyes allows surgeons to see cancer cells during surgery.
Deep Learning Allows for Cell Analysis Without Labeling
Deep Learning Allows for Cell Analysis Without Labeling
Kerry Grens | Apr 12, 2018
A new microscopy program requires no fluorescent markers to identify cell type, nuclei, and other characteristics.
Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast
Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast
Catherine Offord | Feb 14, 2018
With multiple applications in biomedicine, the antibodies can now be made quickly, cheaply, and without the need for an alpaca or one of its relatives.
Dying Light Marks the Spot
Dying Light Marks the Spot
Catherine Offord | Mar 29, 2016
Drug-delivering nanoparticles designed to glow when their target cells die can report on the effectiveness of cancer therapies within just a few hours of treatment, a mouse study shows.
Illuminating a Cancer’s Origins
Illuminating a Cancer’s Origins
Catherine Offord | Feb 1, 2016
Researchers have developed a technique to visualize the origin of melanoma in zebrafish, throwing light on a genetic switch for cancer.