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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Coral Reef
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 4, 2018
Ocean acidification can alter coral reef communities by decreasing calcification, encouraging the growth of green algae, and increasing metabolic rates.
Image of the Day: Cuddle Buddies
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 1, 2018
Researchers studying macaques in Morocco find that socialization improves the monkeys’ odds of surviving the winter.
Image of the Day: Artificial Cell
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 31, 2018
Researchers made a synthetic cell that can photosynthesize and make proteins crucial for cellular structure.
Image of the Day: Agar Art
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 30, 2018
The American Society for Microbiology held its 4th contest for images created from microorganisms feeding on agar.
Image of the Day: Water Flea
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 29, 2018
A species of water flea in northern Belgium that helps keep algae in check is growing smaller and less abundant in urbanized areas.
Image of the Day: White Weasel
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 28, 2018
In Poland, researchers are observing fewer white-coated weasels as the snow melts a little earlier every year, leaving the animals exposed to predators.
Image of the Day: Migrating Storks
Jim Daley | May 25, 2018
Ornithologists tagged 27 juvenile birds to track the way they use updrafts of air heated by the sun to migrate over long distances.
Image of the Day: Pompeiian Horse
Staff | May 24, 2018
Archaeologists unearthed the remains in a farm north of the doomed Italian city.
Image of the Day: Cocoon
Sukanya Charuchandra | May 23, 2018
Researchers have taken inspiration from wild silk moths to craft fibers that can transport images.
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The Scientist Staff | May 18, 2018
Researchers recently used CRISPR single-guide RNAs to alter genes involved in pigmentation in frog embryos.