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2009 Olympus BioScapes Images

The winners of the 2009 Olympus BioScapes Photo Digital Imaging Competition were just announced yesterday. Here are some of the wonderful winning and honorable mention images:

1st Place Winner:


Water flea Daphnia atkinsoni. This specimen has a "crown of thorns," a defensive trait induced in offspring only when the parents sense chemical cues released by one of their main predators, the tadpole shrimp Triops cancriformis. The water flea´s exoskeleton (exterior structure, green) and subcellular details within the organism (nuclei - tiny blue dots) are both visible - Dr. Jan Michels, Christian Albrecht University of Kiel, Germany.

5th Place Winner:


Unicellular alga Penium, treated with the microtubule poison oryzalin - by David Domozych, Skidmore College.

Ma. Ivy Clemente of Pulilan, Philippines, got an honorable mention in this year's competition, but I think her entry is the most stunning. Behold, the cancer alphabet:


Spelling out the diagnosis: Glandular structures from fibroadenoma and nodular prostatic hyperplasia cases - by Ma. Ivy Clemente, Pulilan, Philippines


Fetal cat coronal section - by Mike Peres, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York.

Squid embryo - by Rachel Fink, Mount Holyoke College, Massachussetts

Link: Winners Gallery of the 2009 Olympus BioScapes


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