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Making Wounds Heal Faster in Mice
This confocal microscopy image from a mouse lacking the Sept2/ARTS gene shows a tail wound in the process of healing. Cell nuclei are in blue.
Sidalcea malviflora (Prairie Hollyhock) Pollen
Scanning electron micrograph of sildalcea malviflora (prairie hollyhock) pollen.
Confocal microscope image of a portion of a human 5-day embryo illustrating the trophoblastic shell.
Breast Cancer in a Dish
The cancer in these cells is driven by the ErbB2 gene.
Divided HeLa Cells
Scanning electron micrograph of just-divided HeLa cells. Zeiss Merlin HR-SEM.
Spartium Flower Primordium
Spartium flower primordium (bud).
Creating Protein Patterns
The technique could help engineer polluted water filter and human tissues.
Fat cells (red) and blood vessels (green).
Fat cells store and release energy, protect organs and nerve tissues, insulate us from the cold and help us absorb important vitamins.
This image of dung (Coprophilous) fungi found on a cow pile is composed using 20 stacked images that were captured with epi-illumination.
Crystallized ascorbic acid (vitamin C) has been captured here using polarized light microscopy (PLM).