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Throwback Thursday #17

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for another Throwback! First up are some translucent ants eating a coloured liquid, colouring themselves in the process (Colossal). It looks pretty cool, especially the ants that create new colours by sampling several of the different liquids. From … Continue reading

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Microscopic Images Of Food & Other Items

Microscopic images are cool. Really, really cool. Especially ones of everyday items and food. BuzzFeed have a list of 23 such images, taken from ZEISS Microscopy‘s Flickr page, of just such items. I really like seeing microscopic images of food, … Continue reading

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The Topography Of Tears

What do human tears look like under the microscope? Rather beautiful, actually. Rose-Lynn Fisher has created a wondrous mix of science and art, by looking at her tears through a microscope. The results appear like aerial shots of Earth, with rivers, roads, cities, fields, … Continue reading

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The Hidden Zoo

Over at The Hidden Zoo, they have a great collection of 25 posters of different parasites, with a short description of what each is. These are close up microscopic images of the parasites, coloured to stand out, and they look fantastic. … Continue reading

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Olympus Bioscapes 2013 Microscopy Winners

For the past 10 years, Olympus Bioscapes has ran an international digital imaging competition, and the 2013 winners were recently announced. The results are suitably amazing. The top 10 are all worthy winners, and I especially recommend watching the video … Continue reading

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Direct Imaging Of Covalent Bond Structure

“For the first time, scientists have visually captured a molecule at single-atom resolution in the act of rearranging its bonds. The images look startlingly similar to the stick diagrams in chemistry textbooks.” (Wired) These new images (published in Science) of … Continue reading

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Richard Feynman Nanotechnology Lecture

“In this lecture, Feynman tries to retell his 1959 lecture from a more modern perspective in that many aspects of his vision have been full filled, particularly with the invention of the electron microscope, the atomic force microscope and experimental … Continue reading

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