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Images Dated 3rd January 2003

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Karbala, Iraq Featured 3 Jan 2003 Print

Karbala, Iraq

Karbala, Iraq. Satellite image of Karbala, the capital city of the Al Karbala province, Iraq. Shi'a Muslims consider it to be one of the holiest places in the world. It is also one of the wealthiest city's in Iraq, owing to its religious visitors and agricultural produce, which includes dates. Image taken on 3 January 2003 by Space Imaging's Ikonos satellite

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Immunofluorescent LM of natural killer blood cells Featured 3 Jan 2003 Print

Immunofluorescent LM of natural killer blood cells

Natural killer cell. Immunofluorescent light micrograph of human Natural Killer (NK) cells. The nucleus of each cell is blue, with the cytoplasm proteins stained green, yellow and red. Natural killer cells are a type of white blood cell known as T-lymphocytes. As part of the body's immune response mechanism, NK cells have the ability to destroy virus-infected cells & tumour cells. On contact with the surface of a tumour cell, the NK cell recognizes certain proteins called antigens, which activate its cell-killing mechanism. Immunofluorescence uses antibodies to attach fluorescent dyes to specific molecules within cells. Magnification: x624 at 6x4.5cm size

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Photograph of Charles Darwin in 1881, aged 72 Featured 3 Jan 2003 Print

Photograph of Charles Darwin in 1881, aged 72

Charles Darwin. Photograph of English naturalist Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) in 1881, aged 72. As a young man Darwin briefly studied medicine then trained in the clergy, but his interest was in natural history. In 1831 he set sail as naturalist on HMS Beagle, which was to provide the fieldwork for his famous book: Origin of Species (1859). His theory of natural selection suggested that natural variation in a species creates a wide range of individual traits, some more useful than others. Competition to survive provides a driving force for evolution in the form of natural selection. His theory fuelled bitter controversy. Darwin is buried in Westminster Abbey

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