Image of the Day: Prickly Legs
Image of the Day: Prickly Legs
Froghopper insects gain traction on smooth plant leaves by piercing them with tiny spikes.
Image of the Day: Prickly Legs
Image of the Day: Prickly Legs

Froghopper insects gain traction on smooth plant leaves by piercing them with tiny spikes.

Froghopper insects gain traction on smooth plant leaves by piercing them with tiny spikes.

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Image of the Day: Gut Reaction
Image of the Day: Gut Reaction
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 4, 2019
Immune cells in the mouse gut help recognize damaging compounds and prompt intestinal stem cells to repair DNA.
Mind the VinesMind the Vines
Mind the Vines
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2019
Watch UC Davis researcher and February profilee Neelima Sinha discuss her studies of parasitic vines and their interactions with plant hosts.
Maria, MariaMaria, Maria
Maria, Maria
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2019
Trek along with NASA scientists surveying the damage to Puerto Rican forests wrought by Hurricane Maria, which slammed into the island in 2017.
Old Mouse, Young MouseOld Mouse, Young Mouse
Old Mouse, Young Mouse
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2019
Meet the new AI tool that may help researchers to develop reliable biomarkers of aging by analyzing photos of mice.
Image of the Day: Self-Insemination
Image of the Day: Self-Insemination
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 1, 2019
Videos reveal how a female squid fertilizes her eggs—one at a time and without spilling much stored sperm.
Infographic: How Ginger Remodels the Microbiome
Infographic: How Ginger Remodels the Microbiome
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 1, 2019
Small microRNA-containing particles found in the plant can boost populations of healthy gut bacteria, and even improve colitis symptoms in mice.
Image of the Day: Cellular Breakdown
Image of the Day: Cellular Breakdown
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 31, 2019
Autophagy may keep cell division in check to help protect against cancer-causing DNA damage.
Image of the Day: Star Scans
Image of the Day: Star Scans
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 30, 2019
CT scans illuminate the structure of sea stars.
Image of the Day: Coral Tables
Image of the Day: Coral Tables
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 29, 2019
Diverse plots of corals appeared healthier than monocultures at the end of a 16-month study.