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GLuMI nerve cell

PEEKABOO  A GLuMI nerve cell (yellow) is tucked among bipolar nerve cells  with two arms (red), photoreceptors (top, blue) and ganglion cells (bottom, pink) in a mouse retina.

bagpipes

CLEAN THOSE PIPES  Inside the dark, moist interior of bagpipes, fungi can grow and potentially infect the lungs of people who play.

IR image of mouse

HEAT DUMP  In an effort to lower its body temperature, a mouse’s tail heats up (right) half an hour after a certain group of nerve cells are turned on (before, shown left). 

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