Startling images show strange and beautiful science up close

Kevin MacKenzie, Sergio Bertazzo, Zeynep Saygin

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Widening our view of the world can mean taking a much closer look at the familiar. And technology from MRI to Scanning Electron Microscopes, which use focused beams to interact with a sample’s surface to produce nano-sized resolution, is allowing scientists and medical researchers to delve into our strange and beautiful world (sometimes aided with a little Photoshop).

Three academics with winning entries in this year’s Wellcome Image Awards tell us how they got their image.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2014


  • Microscopy
  • CT scan
  • X-ray
  • Art in Science


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