BIO: DNA helix.
Image (c) Jim Caras, National Science Foundation.
DBI: Rice plant
(O. sativa) with white/silver hulls growing in a nursery
at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the
Philippines. Image courtesy of Susan R. McCouch,
Cornell University (photographer) and IRRI for maintaining
the international collection of rice genetic resources.
jamaicensis, Jamaican fruit bat, in flight, taking red almond.
Image (c) Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation International.
amoebas aggregate to form what's called a "motile slug." How
they interact to do this may help explain how biological
social systems evolve. Image courtesy of Kevin Foster
of the Strassmann/Queller group, Rice University.
IOB: Male medium
ground finch (Geospiza fortis) feeding on a Scutia
spicata fruit, on Santa Cruz Island,
Galapagos. Image courtesy of Andrew Hendry, McGill University
(photographer) and Jeffrey Podos, University of Massachusetts
MCB: Myosin V
(green), a cellular motor protein, carries cargo within cells
by moving along actin filaments (red). It takes 37-nanometer
steps by placing one "foot" over the other, as
revealed by a fluorophore tag (rainbow-colored oval). Image
permission from Science Vol 300, No. 5628, 27 June 2003.
Illustration: Precision Graphics. [http://www.sciencemag.org]