microscopy
Image of the Day: Gut Sweet Home
Image of the Day: Gut Sweet Home
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
Image of the Day: Butterfly Wing Scents
The Scientist Staff | Nov 13, 2017
In Heliconius butterflies, researchers discover the importance of a male wing structure in female choice. 
Image of the Day: Fruit Fly Factory 
Image of the Day: Fruit Fly Factory 
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  
Image of the Day: Guess Whose Leg  
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
Image of the Day: Painting with Viruses
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. 
Image of the Day: Fetal Fruit Bat, Unveiled
Image of the Day: Fetal Fruit Bat, Unveiled
The Scientist Staff | Oct 23, 2017
A dissection microscope reveals the delicate inner structures of a third-trimester fetal fruit bat (Megachiroptera).
Scientists Who Developed Cryo-Electron Microscopy Win Nobel Prize
Scientists Who Developed Cryo-Electron Microscopy Win Nobel Prize
Diana Kwon | Oct 4, 2017
Chemistry Nobel goes to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson. 
Image of the Day: Embryonic Ripples
Image of the Day: Embryonic Ripples
The Scientist Staff | Jul 26, 2017
This fluttering clump of colorful cells is a zebrafish embryo, visualized by many stacked images.
Image of the Day: A Swell Idea
Image of the Day: A Swell Idea
The Scientist Staff | Jul 19, 2017
To improve the resolution of biological samples at the cellular level, researchers inflate tissues with “swellable polymers” so that they’re easier to see under the microscope.    
Image of the Day: Skinning the Cat
Image of the Day: Skinning the Cat
The Scientist Staff | Jul 17, 2017
This stack of polarized light micrographs depicts a vibrant ensemble of tissues, hair follicles, and vessels within a slice of cat skin.