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Image of the Day: Beetle Penis 
Image of the Day: Beetle Penis 
The Scientist Staff | Dec 22, 2017
Scientists look to a leaf beetle’s genitals for lessons on improving catheter strength.  
Image of the Day: Snowflake
Image of the Day: Snowflake
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2017
Scientists take a close look at metal alloys that form snowflake-like structures called crystalline dendrites.
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: Purple Podocytes
Image of the Day: Purple Podocytes
The Scientist Staff | May 11, 2017
Using human induced pluripotent stem cells, scientists grew podocytes, cells that attach to the kidney's glomeruli and help filter blood.