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Any ideas what critter this is? Hint: This image captures a larva about to pupate! 
Credit: Igor Siwanowicz

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Due to their usefullness in research laboratories and classrooms, paramecia are sometimes characterized as the "white rat" of the phylum Ciliophora.

Credit: Linden Gledhill

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#REPOST This specimen is a member of the lily family. This is from the anther, the part of the stamen where pollen is produced.

Credit: Mr. Ron Oldfield

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#DidYouKnow? A mosquito sheds its skin 4 times before becoming a pupa. Each development stage during a mosquito's life cycle before molting is known as an instar. Darkfield illumination captures this mosquito larva during the first instar. 
Credit: Charles Krebs

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Here we see an underwater image of live coral, Montastraea annularis. Fluorescence tags captured the green polyp tissue around the mouth and base of the tentacles and zooxanthellae (red fluorescence from chlorophyll) in the tissue between polyps.

Credit: Mr. James Nicholson 
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Confocal microscopy was used to capture this wheat stigma infected with Claviceps fungus, a parasite that infects a variety of grains, grasses and sometimes flowers. A common name of this fungus known to farmers and gardeners is ergot.

Credit:  Dr. FernΓ‘n Federici and Anna Gordon

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#REPOST This capture shows a type of jellyfish known as Turritopsis nutricula. For a name that's easier to pronounce, just call it the "immortal jellyfish," because researchers have observed its #cells performing transdifferentiation (changing into different types of cells) when the turritopsis is threatened. This allows it to continually "revert" to an earlier form and grow anew.

Credit: Dr. Alvaro Migotto

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This species of rotifer doesn't just have an interesting way of feeding. It also has a unique habitat, a tube it builds using many little circular pellets consisting of bacteria and small pieces of nearby debris! Credit: Charles Krebs 
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Here we can see a collection of axons coalescing into larger nerve bundles en route to their destination. This researcher's work explores the pathways that long-range hippocampal neurons take on their way to the prefrontal cortex.

Credit: Polina Ash

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#Watch this #3D recreation of a single neuron in a Drosophila brain, captured using confocal microscopy, with two overlapping image stacks of 120-140 slices each. 
Credit: Hsiu-Ming Chang

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Our close relationship to the cynomolgus monkey makes them an ideal species for experiments designed to better understand neurological processes and diseases.

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#Repost: It's no mystery as to how this iridescent creature got its name! Care to wager a guess? 
Credit: Charles Krebs

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