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Preparing for its 78th birthday, a species of fly begins to thrive on Wikimedia projects

Apocephalus borealis is a species of small parasitoid fly that had long been known to science - in fact, the original paper from 1924 by Charles T Brues is in the Public Domain already – but had not been covered by any Wikimedia project before … Continue reading

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Greetings from your liver fluke

Today’s Open Access File of the Day depicts a pathogen, beautiful though it may appear – the human liver fluke Clonorchis sinensis.   Cropped from the composite Fig. 2 of the article Liver Fluke Induces Cholangiocarcinoma by Banchob Sripa et al. (2007) in PLoS Medicine Licensed CC BY. … Continue reading

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Copy, crop, repeat until useful – the case of Lissencephaly.jpg

Most of the files presented in the Open Access File of the Day series so far had simply been copied or cropped from the original source, the main exception being Qualia of sound.jpg, which is basically a mashup of an … Continue reading

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Green Fluorescent Protein highlights how HIV works

Today’s Open Access File of the Day - HIV on macrophage.png - shows HIV-1 particles (in green, labeled with Green Fluorescent Protein) assembling at the surface of an infected macrophage. The image was taken from the synopsis by Liza Gross of the article Plasma Membrane … Continue reading

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Open Access File of the Day on Wikimedia Commons: Longdan tiger.png

Today’s Open Access File of the Day is an illustration of soft tissue reconstruction, drawn by Velizar Simeonovski of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. It highlights how the shape of the skull of a fossil species, along … Continue reading

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Open Access File of the Day on Wikimedia Commons: Scincus scincus.ogv

Today’s Open Access File of the Day on Wikimedia Commons is the first video in this series. There are very few multimedia files from genuinely Open Access sources on Wikimedia Commons, even though PLoS ONE alone has more than 1600 … Continue reading

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