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Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Dalibor Matýsek Mining University - Technical University of Ostrava Ostrava, Czech Republic Specimen: Sporangium of the slime mold Craterium minutum Technique: Fluorescence

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Geir Drange Asker, Norway Specimen: Two damsel bugs (Nabis sp.) seemingly feeding on an aphid. Background is dried leaf of Norway maple (Acer platanoides) Technique: Confocal microscopy

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Jan Schmoranzer Freie University Berlin, Institute for Chemistry and Biochemistry Berlin, Germany Specimen: Neuronal culture Technique: Fluorescence, 6 images stitched at magnification

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Christopher B. Radiolarians are single-cell protozoa with intricate mineral skeletons. Technique: Brightfield imaging, extended depth of field

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Underwater image of live coral Montastraea annularis. Note polyp tissue (green) around the mouth and base of the tentacles and zooxanthellae (red fluorescence from chlorophyll) in the tissue between polyps. Tentacles also are visible.

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

The eye of a damselfly: The image reveals the regular, crystal-like hexagonal lattice of the eye’s elements. Igor Siwanowicz, Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Munich, Germany) (via: Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition)

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Donald Pottle, CME The Schepens Eye Research Institute Boston, Massachusetts, USA Subject Matter: Mast cell within collagen fibers (human eye - conjunctivitis) Technique: Confocal

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Juvenile live bay scallop (Argopecten irradians) The blue spheres are eyes — scallops have up to 100 simple eyes strung around the edges of their mantles. Through research, scientists are trying to help restore scallop populations in Rhode Island.

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Adult mouse hippocampus, a region of the brain involved in learning and memory.

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Its rapidly beating cilia (hair-like structures) bring water containing food to the rotifer Technique: Differential interference contrast microscopy

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Daniela Malide National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland, USA Specimen: connective tissue cells co-transduced with 5 fluorescent proteins Technique: Confocal microscopy

Olympus BioScapes Imaging Competition - In Focus - The Atlantic

Frank Abernathy Jamestown, Ohio, USA Specimen: Serum arrested Mouse cells engaged in spontaneous apoptosis (programmed cell death) after nutrient depletion and acid hydrolysis Technique: Phase contrast microscopy, image scanned and enlarged