NO TABLE MANNERS: Ancient bones of the newly described toothless, stout-nosed dolphin (Inermorostrum xenops), depicted here in an artist’s rendering, suggest that the animal slurped its food.
Posted: August 24, 2017
© ROBERT BOESSENECKER
RAINBOW MATTER: Using diffusion-weighted tractography, scientists have produced a detailed image of the minute neural fibers within a mouse brain to relate microstructural alterations to neurological diseases.
Posted: August 14, 2017
NIELS SCHWADERLAPP, DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY, MEDICAL PHYSICS, UNIVERSITY OF FREIBURG, GERMANY
SPERM PROTECTORS: Among their many functions, macrophages (green) in mouse testes guard sperm against attacks by other immune cells.
Posted: August 18, 2017
© NOUSHINE MOSSADEGH-KELLER AND SÉBASTIEN MAILFERT/CIML