Histology (IMAGE) Virginia Institute of Marine Science Caption Marine scientist Rita Crockett of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) evaluates histological sections of oyster tissue for the presence of MSX and dermo in the laboratory. Credit Photo by Ryan Carnegie/VIMS. Usage Restrictions One-time use only. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.