geneticist:

An invader cell (orange) is surrounded by macrophages (blue) whose function is to engulf and digest such invader cells. (via)

geneticist:

An invader cell (orange) is surrounded by macrophages (blue) whose function is to engulf and digest such invader cells. (via)

geneticist:

“Jewel Caterpillars” are the larvae of Dalceridae moths. Their gooey coating is unpalatable and therefore serves to protect them from predators. Instead of forming a cocoon, the larvae builds a cage where it will pupate. Image sources [x][xx]

The Face of an Ant - As Seen Through An Electron Microscope

The Face of an Ant - As Seen Through An Electron Microscope

geneticist:

A piece of used dental floss under a microscope, Photography by Steve Gschmeisser (via)

Yeah, so I should probably start flossing…

geneticist:

A piece of used dental floss under a microscope, Photography by Steve Gschmeisser (via)

Yeah, so I should probably start flossing…

genannetics:

Gina Glover, a photographer with a degree in Human Genetics, is the creator of these amazing works of art.  “Chromosomal Stripy Socks” won the Medical Research Council/Novartis/Daily Telegraph Visions of Science award and appeared on the cover of Nature.

If you are interested in science photography or the intersection of art and science I highly recommend reading the interview!

(via badg3r)

thedailywhat:

Lights Out: Fungus amongus. (Aspergillus fumigatus, Botrytis, MucorTrichoderma, and Cladosporium, to be exact.)

[b3ta.]

This is one of the many reasons I majored in Biology.