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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Underwater Research Team Encounters an Incredible “Fireworks Jellyfish”

Underwater Research Team Encounters an Incredible "Fireworks Jellyfish"   E/V Nautilus, an underwater exploration organization, was using a Hercules remotely-operated vehicle to catch a crab when they stumbled upon this guy: The frilled tentacles of the Halitrephes maasi jelly came into view at 1225m in the Revillagigedo Archipelago off Baja California, Mexico. Radial canals that …

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Slow Life: Macro Time-lapse of Corals by Daniel Stoupin

Slow Life: Macro Time-lapse of Corals by Daniel Stoupin “Slow Life” is a breathtaking time-lapse video revealing the secret life of exotic corals and sponges. The short film was created by Daniel Stoupin, a photographer and PhD student at the University of Queensland in Australia. “Corals were illuminated with full-spectrum lamp imitating natural ambient light …

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Intelligence test shows bees can learn to solve tasks from other bees

   Intelligence test shows bees can learn to solve tasks from other bees What does it take to teach a bee to use tools? A little time, a good teacher and an enticing incentive. A bee collects pollen from a dandelion blossom on a lawn in Klosterneuburg, Austria. Photo by Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters Bees may have …

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HYBYCOZO: The Hyperspace Bypass Construction Zone by Yelena Filipchuk & Serge Beaulieu

HYBYCOZO: The Hyperspace Bypass Construction Zone on facebook | instagram Hyperspace Bypass Construction Zone, is made of 3 complex 3D geometric shapes or 3 very simple 4D shapes, depending on how you look at it… Each is over 6 feet tall and made from gold laser cut steel panels. At night, they will be lit …

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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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Anatomical Illustrations by Michael Reedy (Nudity Content)

Anatomical Illustrations by Michael Reedy Michael Reedy has created a beautifully grotesque series of anatomical figure drawings. His ability to use and omit color when needed shows his refined intuition for composure. Michael is technically schooled in anatomy and has been able to artistically render images we would normally see in a science textbook.

[Caution: these images can trigger an epileptic seizure!] Designs In Motion by james zanoni

  Caution: these images can trigger an epileptic seizure!   Designs In Motion by jameszanoni  On tumblr

Majestic Dancers Photography by Ludovic Florent (nsfw)

 "Poussière d’Etoiles" is a series produced by the French photographer Ludovic Florent. His project consisted in capturing dancers movement which were enhanced by adding flour. The powder leaves a trail behind, emphasizing the movement as in slow motion films or like there is a soul following them. Take a look at the astonishing effects obtained in the …

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