Pretty Pictures of Tiny Things

By Lizzie Buchen | March 11, 2008 1:32 pm

The Wellcome Image Awards for 2008 have been announced, “recognising the achievements of scientists who have created bold and groundbreaking images as part of their own research and made them available for public use through the Wellcome Library’s image repository, Wellcome Images.”

The 22 winning images include red blood cells leaking from a ruptured blood vessel, the trachea of a silkworm, decrepit-looking breast cancer cells, and a fly posing on sugar crystals.

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