Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
An inflatable biosafety laboratory may help meet the global need for testing infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab
Image of the Day: Huo-Yan Air Lab

An inflatable biosafety laboratory may help meet the global need for testing infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic.

An inflatable biosafety laboratory may help meet the global need for testing infrastructure during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Image of the Day: Slow-Growing Brains
Image of the Day: Slow-Growing Brains
Amy Schleunes | Apr 8, 2020
Scans of eight fossilized adult and infant Australopithecus afarensis skulls reveal a prolonged period of brain growth during development that may have set the stage for extended childhood learning in later hominins.
Image of the Day: Defective Cilia
Image of the Day: Defective Cilia
Amy Schleunes | Apr 7, 2020
Super-resolution imaging identifies abnormalities in the hair-like protrusions on a cell’s surface and may help facilitate earlier detection of primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Image of the Day: Biomimetic Arteries
Image of the Day: Biomimetic Arteries
Amy Schleunes | Apr 6, 2020
A newly engineered synthetic blood vessel offers a novel platform for developing drugs that treat high blood pressure.
Image of the Day: Ancient Dental Enamel
Image of the Day: Ancient Dental Enamel
Amy Schleunes | Apr 3, 2020
An analysis of fossilized teeth sheds light on the evolutionary relationships between Pleistocene hominins.
Image of the Day: Lion Cam
Image of the Day: Lion Cam
Amy Schleunes | Apr 2, 2020
A wildlife camera trap survey of critically endangered West African lions finds they have no preference for parks over trophy-hunting areas, possibly because of poor habitat quality in the no-hunting zones.
Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art
Image of the Day: A Mouse Brain Slice Becomes Art
Amy Schleunes | Apr 1, 2020
A fluorescent image of murine hippocampal cells is the winning microscopy image from more than 400 submissions from 65 countries for Olympus’s 2019 Image of the Year Award.
Aquatic Apes?
Aquatic Apes?
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2020
Watch Reading Frames author Peter Rhys-Evans and documentarian Sir David Attenborough discuss the book The Waterside Ape and the impact it may have on our understanding of human evolution.
Lasering Cancer
Lasering Cancer
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2020
See physicist Hadiyah-Nicole Green, this month’s Scientist to Watch, describe her research into using lasers to treat solid tumors.
Witte’s Work
Witte’s Work
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2020
UCLA researcher and April Profilee Owen Witte discusses his studies of rare genetic cancers and other diseases.