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Plant photos by Biologist Fernan Federici. August 3, 2013 Different color stains were used to see various structures in the plant cells: nuclei (colored red/cyan/white), cell walls (colored green), and chloroplasts (colored yellow). The stained plants were sectioned and viewed using a confocal microscope. Credit: Fernan Federici, PhD, Departamento de Genética Molecular y Microbiologia, Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile and Jim Haseloff, PhD, Department of Plant Sciences, University of…

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Could millions of GM insects be released into British crop fields without safety checks?

Could millions of GM insects be released into British crop fields without safety…

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Not to be sneezed at! Microscopic images reveal the invisible enemies faced by hayfever sufferers

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By David Rose for The Mail on Sunday

Immune system fighting a cancer cell. A killer T-lymphocyte (orange) inducing a cancer cell to undergo Programmed Cell Death.

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We won? Zebrafish larvae startled after hearing their extreme close-up image has taken first prize in science photo contest

These odd-looking creatures are, in fact, two-day-old zebrafish larvae, as seen through a scanning electron microscope.