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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Van Gogh Microscopy
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 10, 2018
Scientists identify the cells that give rise to the soft tissue cancer rhabdomyosarcoma.
Photos of the Year
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 24, 2017
From a plastic-munching coral to see-through frogs, here are
’s favorite images from 2017.
Image of the Day: Fragile Fly
Staff, 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
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 5, 2017
Researchers are taking a close look at the bacterium that causes listeriosis disease.
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.
Image of the Day: Gut Sweet Home
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 22, 2017
Researchers describe more than 200 species of tapeworm from a decade-long collection of tapeworms from the digestive systems of animals around the world.
Image of the Day: Butterfly Wing Scents
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 13, 2017
butterflies, researchers discover the importance of a male wing structure in female choice.
Image of the Day: Fruit Fly Factory
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 10, 2017
A fruit fly ovary can contain up to 20 eggs at a time.
Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 8, 2017
Scientists have developed a computer tomography device capable of visualizing objects at nanoscale.
Image of the Day: Painting with Viruses
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Oct 31, 2017
Researchers have used a modified rabies virus and fluorescent proteins to tag individual nerve cells in the mouse visual cortex.