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Magnified 13X, this digitally-colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts the entire ventral surface of the larval staged antlion, sometimes referred to as a doodlebug, because of the trails it leaves in the soft sand, as they hunt for prey.
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Cortical Spontaneous Activity in Mice
The image shows cortical spontaneous activity at birth in a control mouse (left) and a mouse where retinal waves were blocked by carbenoxolone injection into the eye (right).
Human Pancreatic Tumor
An image of a human pancreatic tumor. Cell nuclei are in blue; cell membranes are in red; proliferating cell nuclei are in cyan. Other colors highlight different kinds of immune cells and cells of connective tissue.
Lymph Node Cross-Section
Image of a lymph node cross-section showing unconventional T cells (green) in the marginal sinus and in the interfollicular zone.
Sky of the Brain
This image, titled Sky of the Brain, was the Under the Lens category winner in the 2022 Spotlight on Dementia research image competition.
Patient-Derived Podocyte Kidney Cells
Image of patient-derived podocyte kidney cells repaired with novel baculovirus-vectored approach pioneered by the Berger team. Podocin (colored in green) is restored to the cell surface as in healthy podocytes.
Human Spinal Nerve
Scanning electron micrograph of a human spinal root nerve showing the inner bundle of myelinated axons in cross-section. The entire nerve is about the diameter of a pencil lead.
The Head of an Adult C. elegans Worm
This image shows the head of an adult C. elegans worm. An olfactory neuron expressing a particular type of odorrant receptor is shown in green.
Nipah Virus Particles
A colorized transmission electron micrograph of mature extracellular Nipah Virus particles (red) near the periphery of an infected VERO cell (green).
Human Breast Cancer Cell
A human breast cancer cell imaged with Turku Bioscience Center’s SDC-microscope. The cytoskeleton and adhesions (Components essential for cell migration) are shown in blue and orange.
A Healthy Human T cell
Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor.