Commons:Open Access File of the Day/2012
December 29: A silvery mole rat.
December 28: Achelousaurus nasal openings
December 27: Example of a Scan for quantitative trait loci on a single chromosome
December 26: A Galápagos tortoise.
December 22: The tiger beetle Omus dejeanii.
December 21: expression of FABP7 in mouse brains
December 18: Drawing of Rhinopithecus strykeri
December 15: Clytus arietes
December 14:Atelopus franciscus male territorial call
December 13: The mushroom Boletopsis nothofagi.
December 12: Alec Jeffreys
December 9: Ebolavirus particles
December 8: Ankylosaurus tail terminology
December 7: Structural organization of the heart of the mosquito Anopheles gambiae
December 6: A Magicicada chorus.
December 5: Adélie Penguins.
December 4: Anodonthyla (frog) feet
December 3: The animal with the longest valid scientific name: the soldier fly Parastratiosphecomyia sphecomyioides.
December 2: Burrunan Dolphin jumping
December 1: Larvae of Culex mosquitoes.
November 30: A Magicicada cassini female laying its eggs.
November 28: A range of putative disease-causing mechanisms for the case of the disease progeria
November 25: Reconstruction of a Nimbadon lavarackorum mother with a juvenile.
November 22: Carpodacus mexicanus (finch) vocalizations
November 19: An Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross.
November 17: Acoustic display of the hummingbird Archilochus alexandri.
November 15: Anodonthyla theoi, dorsolateral and ventral views
November 13: Aerosteon riocoloradensis
November 9: drawing of female of Glomeris marginata
November 6: The butterfly Erebia calcaria.
November 4: The sea slug Spurilla major.
October 28: Skeletal reconstruction (top) and inferred body outline (bottom) of the Cretaceous lizard Platecarpus.
October 27: map of European genetic structure based on single-nucleotide polymorphism analysis
October 26: Comparison of Nautilus capture rates with trapping depth
October 24: Agdistis linnaei
October 20: A Lamprolepis smaragdina skink.
October 19: Nylanderia pubens, the crazy Rasberry ant
October 12: booms by Cercopithecus hamlyni
October 11: Ipsa childreni, the charismatic cowrie
October 8: Life restorations of Darwinius masillae
October 7: Melanargia arge.
October 5: Drawing of the right valve external view of Pisidium moitessierianum
October 4: growth depictions for Archaeopteryx
October 1: A Somali wild ass, Equus africanus somaliensis.
September 30: An Oncomelania hupensis hupensis snail.
September 29: A Taiwanophodes minor beetle. Scale: 1mm.
September 27: Aphanius mesopotamicus
September 26: Diversity of ancestral rices
September 24: Adult female and fetal Maiacetus.
September 21: Bradypodion atromontanum
September 20: Muscle biopsy from a girl with X-linked myotubular myopathy
September 19: Miamira magnifica
September 18: Carabus rumelicus
September 17: Gorilla tool use
September 11: A Volucella bombylans hoverfly.
September 10: Haliclystus antarcticus in the field
September 9: A Conepatus semistriatus skunk.
September 8: Map of the Cahaba River and some of its tributaries.
September 7: Cross-section through the tail of Carnotaurus sastrei
September 6: Common anatomical types of esophageal atresia
September 5: Metarhizium anisopliae fungus, capable of killing more than 200 insect species including the pictured cockroach
September 2: Schematic illustration of differences in neuronal specification and migration patterns between the mammalian and avian pallium
August 30: X-ray of the pelvis of a patient with osteopetrosis.
August 29: Larsenianthus careyanus.
August 22:Daphnia magna, the water flea
August 19: Plant volatiles released by corn plants may help the caterpillar Mythimna separata avoid predators.
August 16: United States-based population studies biologist, Paul R. Ehrlich
August 12: Mountainous landscape at Fenshuiling, Jinping County, Yunnan Province, China.
August 9: Map of the Messel pit.
August 8: Life restoration of Diamantinasaurus.
August 5: Illustration of part of a liver lobule.
August 4: An African Black Oystercatcher, Haematopus moquini.
July 27: Over time, selective breeding modifies teosinte's few fruitcases (left) into modern corn's rows of exposed kernels (right).
July 26: Drusilla canaliculata, a rove beetle.
July 24: Methylococcus capsulatus cultured in the presence of a high concentration of copper.
July 21: Biston betularia caterpillars on birch (left) and willow (right).
July 20: A territorial dispute between two male Astatotilapia burtoni.
July 19: Cast of the lower jaws of the crocodyliform Laganosuchus thaumastos. Scale bar equals 20 cm.
July 18: Selenops kalinago.
July 17: Reconstructed feeding posture of an azhdarchid with sagittally aligned limbs.
July 15: Forest fruits from Barro Colorado Island.
July 14: Chocolate-backed kingfisher (Halcyon badia).
July 12: Prehistoric human migration from the Middle East to Neolithic Europe.
July 10: Phylogenetic tree of life.
July 8: Sloggett's Rat.
July 7: Artistic representation of Australovenator wintonensis.
July 4: The Black crab Gecarcinus ruricola.
June 26: This model of Phineas Gage's skull illustrates the approximate path of the tamping iron that produced his famous injury.
June 20: This figure depicts one view of the history of human evolution based on fossil data.
June 13: Sampling sites of the Global Ocean Sampling Expedition.
June 9: A frog with chytridiomycosis.
June 6: The butterfly Coenonympha oedippus.
June 4: The freshwater gastropod Acochlidium fijiiensis.
June 3: The sea slug Aeolidiella stephanieae.
May 27: The leaf miner Cameraria ohridella.
May 20: The scorpion Mesobuthus longichelus.
May 16: A male Enyalioides rubrigularis lizard.
May 15: A Black howler monkey (Alouatta caraya).
April 13: Life restoration of a Hippodraco dinosaur.
April 11: A coral reef community.
April 6: The shorebird Calidris canutus.
April 5: The moth Catocala johnsoniana.
April 4: Evolutionary biologist Ernst Mayr.
May 1: Capuchin monkeys sharing food.
April 30: The bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana.
April 29: Reconstruction of Anatosuchus minor.
April 28: The chameleon Bradypodion damaranum.
April 24: The shell Bulgarica denticulata.
April 22: Melitaea cinxia.
April 19: Mating in the sea slug Elysia timida.
April 17: Life restoration of Aegisuchus witmeri.
April 16: The butterfly Coenonympha hero.
April 15: Map of localities from which Paedophryne frogs have been reported.
April 14: Congenital hereditary endothelial dystrophy.
April 12: Sociobiologist and entomologist Edward O. Wilson.
April 10: Dilophosaurus wetherilli in a bird-like resting pose.
April 8: The frog Paedophryne dekot, one of the smallest species of vertebrates.
April 6: A Cape sugarbird (Promerops cafer).
April 3: A male Enyalioides rubrigularis lizard. .
April 2: The diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum.
March 30: Section through the olfactory bulb of a 16 days old rat brain.
March 26: The butterfly Boloria improba in its natural environment.
March 23: The pauropod Pauropus huxleyi.
March 21: The water flea Daphnia pulex.
March 18: Range Expansion of Cro-Magnon into Europe from the Near East until about 32,500 years before present.
March 10: The Golden Brain: the headquarters of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
March 8: A group of Macaca arctoides monkeys.
March 7: The viper Cerastes gasperettii with horns.
March 2: Amelogenesis imperfecta.
February 29: Adult male Hapalomys delacouri rat.
February 27: A female Brookesia desperata with two freshly laid eggs.
February 22: Coronal section of a human brain with cortical edema.
February 20: A leaf-cutter ant.
February 12: Zebra finches.
February 11: A Golay cell.
February 10: Identical twins may look different.
February 9: Northwestern Yunnan, China.
February 8: Embryo and placenta.
February 7: The rove beetle Dalotia coriaria.
February 6: Pepper mild mottle virus in action.
February 5: The louse Fahrenholzia pinnata.
February 3: Wolbachia inside a fruitfly cell.
February 2: Gough Island, one of the most remote places on Earth.
January 31: Francis Crick in his office.
January 30: The Eungella torrent frog Taudactylus eungellensis is critically endangered.
January 29: Gyps bengalensis, the oriental whitebacked vulture, is critically endangered.
January 26: Laetoli footprints and experimental approximation.
January 25: Biomass as seen by children.
January 22: A tumor in the making.
January 21: How to measure odors?.
January 20: A sexually mature abalone Haliotis asinina.
January 19: Sari filtering in Matlab.
January 17: Toxoplasma gondii.
January 15: A young male chimp.
January 14: Four different species of Volvocales algae.
January 13: A neuron grown in silico.
January 12: Paedophryne amauensis, the smallest known vertebrate.
January 11: Field work at Mt. Ruapehu in New Zealand.
January 10: An optical illusion. Stare at the figure for 10s and then switch gaze to the (F).
8 January: Koi pla - a traditional Thai dish.
6 January: An adult female fly, Apocephalus borealis..
5 January: The sound of a black smoker.
2 January: A human liver fluke.
1 January: Afloat in kelp forests - the sea otter