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Group A Strep
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This is a scanning electron microscope image of Streptococcus pyogenes (pink), a species of bacteria that can cause the illness “strep throat”.

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Fruit Fly Brain
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This image shows the cell layer that forms the blood-brain barrier, which physically separates the fruit fly brain from the circulation.

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Visualizing Fruit Fly Gene Activity
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These are images of fruit flies' brains (top), eyes, wings and lymph glands, showing which genes are active (red) or were previously active (green).

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MERS Coronavirus
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This is a colorized transmission electron micrograph of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus particles found near the periphery of an infected VERO E6 cell.

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Drosophila Olfactory Neurons
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This image shows the olfactory projection neurons (red) of a Drosophila fly, visible against the outline of the brain.

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Inside an Atherosclerotic Plaque
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In this image, an unstable plaque builds up inside the aorta of a mouse on a high-protein diet.

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HIV Virions Budding from An Infected Cell
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When a resting immune cell that is latently infected with HIV gets reactivated, the cell starts producing HIV virions that bud and release from the cell.

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Snake Venom Gland Organoids
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This is a fluorescence microscopy image of snake venom gland organoids.

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Coronaviruses
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This is a colored transmission electron microscopy image of coronaviruses.

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Neural Adhesion
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A new technique, called cryo-SR/EM, melds images captured from electron microscopes and super-resolution light microscopes, resulting in clear, detailed views of the inside of cells – in 3-D. This image shows developing neurons adhering to each other.

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