microscopy
Is the Interstitium Really a New Organ?
Is the Interstitium Really a New Organ?
Abby Olena | Mar 28, 2018
A study confirms that the spaces between cells are fluid-filled, rather than tightly packed with connective tissue, but pathologists say the findings’ implications remain to be seen.
Merino Sheep Provide Clue to Curly Hair
Merino Sheep Provide Clue to Curly Hair
Catherine Offord | Mar 23, 2018
The cells on one side of each wool fiber are longer than the cells on the other, researchers find. 
Image of the Day: Mosquito Brain
Image of the Day: Mosquito Brain
The Scientist Staff | Mar 6, 2018
Researchers have constructed the first neuroanatomy atlas of a female mosquito’s brain.
Image of the Day: Tardigrades!
Image of the Day: Tardigrades!
The Scientist Staff | Feb 13, 2018
The microscopic water bears will be featured in an exhibition at the Harvard Museum of Natural History beginning Saturday, February 17.
Image of the Day: Cell Division
Image of the Day: Cell Division
The Scientist Staff | Feb 5, 2018
A combination of imaging techniques allows researchers to observe subcellular processes within organisms.
Image of the Day: Van Gogh Microscopy
Image of the Day: Van Gogh Microscopy
The Scientist Staff | Jan 10, 2018
Scientists identify the cells that give rise to the soft tissue cancer rhabdomyosarcoma. 
Photos of the Year
Photos of the Year
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 24, 2017
From a plastic-munching coral to see-through frogs, here are The Scientist’s favorite images from 2017.
Image of the Day: Fragile Fly 
Image of the Day: Fragile Fly 
The Scientist Staff | Dec 7, 2017
Researchers examine the effects on the fruit fly intestine of the protein responsible for Fragile X syndrome in humans. 
Image of the Day: Tissue Feast
Image of the Day: Tissue Feast
The Scientist Staff | Dec 5, 2017
Researchers are taking a close look at the bacterium that causes listeriosis disease.
 
Captivated by Chromosomes
Captivated by Chromosomes
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 1, 2017
Peering through a microscope since age 14, Joseph Gall, now 89, still sees wonder at the other end.