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Guess What? (The Art of Translation)

1. Hurricane Warning 

Credit: National Cancer Institute and University of Pittsburg Cancer Institute

2. Flower Power

Credit: May C. Morris

3. Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral?

Credit: Patrick Randolph-Quinney (UCLAN)

4. The Final Frontier

Credit: NIAID

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  1. A polyploid giant cancer cell from triple-negative breast cancer.
  2. Hoechst staining of DNA in a HeLa cell during cell division, captured by epifluorescence imaging with a Leica microscope. Images acquired using Metamorph and colored using ImageJ.
  3. A foot bone dated to approximately 1.7 million years ago, with definitive evidence of malignant cancer.
  4. Not a distant galaxy, but a confocal image of myeloid hematopoietic cells in mesenteric adipose tissue.
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