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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Swiss Army Crustacean
Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 2, 2018
The tools researchers used to study how this amphipod’s limbs develop could help inform our understanding of cell lineages and fates.
Image of the Day: Glowing Tick
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 27, 2018
This lone star tick’s bite can cause an allergy to red meat.
Image of the Day: Rainbotubules
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 26, 2018
By combining two microscopy techniques, researchers produce images of structures less than 10 nanometers wide.
Image of the Day: Immune Cell In Action
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 23, 2018
By combining two new microscopy technologies, researchers filmed immune cells toiling away in the inner ear of a living zebrafish.
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.
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
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
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 6, 2018
Researchers have constructed the first neuroanatomy atlas of a female mosquito’s brain.
Image of the Day: Tardigrades!
Staff, 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
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 5, 2018
A combination of imaging techniques allows researchers to observe subcellular processes within organisms.