Monday, March 10, 2008

Hidden Beauties

A carpet of red blood cells clearly showing their typical biconcave disc shape
Photograph: Dave McCarthy and Annie Cavanagh/Wellcome Trust

Some gorgeous scientific photographs.

Guardian (uk): Wellcome Image Awards 2008

From a fly on sugar to the internal structure of an HIV cell and the trachea from a silkworm, the Wellcome Image Awards 2008 spotlights some of the boldest pictures taken during groundbreaking scientific research

Liquid crystal seen under polarised light
Photograph: Karen Neill/Wellcome Trust

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