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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.
Sections of Primate Brain
This image shows inhibitory neurons of the primate hippocampus (center) stained for parvalbumin (green) or calretinin (red), flanked by adjacent sections stained for Nissl (top) or acetylcholinesterase (to show cholinergic innervation, bottom).
Drosophila - more commonly known as fruit fly.
A colorized, scanning electron micrograph of a Drosophila melanogaster, also known as the fruit fly.
Cancer Cells Leaving Tracks
Micrograph of a region of zebrafish skin where a track of cancer cells has disrupted the epithelium much like a mole burrowing beneath a lawn of grass.
Drug-resistant Breast Cancer Cells
Drug-resistant breast cancer cells surrounded by non-resistant cells.
Organoids, or mini organs, are used to study the function of specific genes that are mutated in liver cancer.
Mitotic Spindle in a Dividing Cell
Confocal image of a mitotic spindle in a dividing cell.