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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Gut Sweet Home
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 | Nov 13, 2017
butterflies, researchers discover the importance of a male wing structure in female choice.
Image of the Day: Fruit Fly Factory
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 | Nov 8, 2017
Scientists have developed a computer tomography device capable of visualizing objects at nanoscale.
Image of the Day: Painting with Viruses
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
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
Diana Kwon | Oct 4, 2017
Chemistry Nobel goes to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson.
Image of the Day: Embryonic Ripples
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
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
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.