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These sophisticated bacteria communities assemble in tie-dye formation
Researchers have found that biofilms can create concentric patterns using a mechanism thought to only be used by plants and animals.
These trippy images reveal the colorful inner lives of bones
Dive inside the universe of collagen, calcium, cartilage, and more.
Check out the most complete 3D brain map ever made
The model shows a fruit fly’s 20 million synapses linking about 25,000 neurons.
These single-cell organisms don’t need brains to make up their minds
There’s more than one way to deal with an annoying pest—just ask Stentor roeseli.
This fluorescent turtle embryo is just one of the year’s most captivating photos of tiny stuff
Nikon’s 45th annual Small World Photomicrography Competition blends science and artistry under the microscope.
American and British scientists split the Nobel Prize for work on how cells handle hypoxia
The work is now considered a basic aspect of how cells function.
Neuroscientists just brought pig brain cells back to life, changing our view of death
The new technology might also help researchers better treat brain injuries.
High-intensity interval training is great for you—but it won’t keep you from aging
Hot take: cellular-level studies are not the whole picture
This Robot Has Real Muscles That Let It ‘Walk’ Towards The Light
It's the first time a bio-bot's locomotion is driven by cells from skeletal muscles
Mini-Brains Could Help Scientists Understand How Chemicals Affect The Brain
And they might help evaluate new drugs better than animal models