Cover: Octopus embryo by Martyna Lukoseviciute and Dr. Carrie Albertin

Most Amazing Pictures of 2019’s Photomicrography Competition

Most Amazing Pictures of 2019’s Nikon Photomicrography Competition.   Nikon’s annual  Small World photo competition highlights the beautiful elements of nature that can only be seen through the lens of a microscope. Now in its 45th year, the competition drew more than 2,000 entries from scientists in over a hundred countries, which were narrowed to …

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The Funniest Finalists of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018

  The Funniest Finalists of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018 This is how we can enjoy pictures portraying two deer that seem to dance together, two Komodo dragons that seem to hug each other, and bear cubs hiding from their mum. These are only a few protagonists of the finalists of the photo contest …

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Impressive Winning Photos of the Epson International Panoramic Awards 2017

“Good Morning Damian Shan”. The overall winner, and open award winner, in the nature/landscape category, is a shot of the Li river in Guangxi province, China. (Photo by Jesus M. Garcia/Epson International Pano Awards 2017- prize 1)   "Engulfed”. A shortlisted entry in the built environment/architecture category, of downtown Dubai. (Photo by Sebastian Tontsch/Epson International …

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Year’s Best Biological Photos Capture the Artistry of Science and Photos by Igor Siwanowicz

 Photos by Igor Siwanowicz Photographer and neurobiologist Igor Siwanowicz captures the striking complexity of insects using a laser-scanning microscope. “His brilliantly colored images show the tree-like structures of moth antennas, the wild details of barnacle legs, and the otherworldly shapes of plant spores. The photos are made with a confocal laser-scanning microscope capable of ‘seeing’ …

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