Year’s Best Biological Photos Capture the Artistry of Science and Photos by Igor Siwanowicz

Year’s Best Biological Photos Capture the Artistry of Science and Photos by Igor Siwanowicz

 Photos by Igor Siwanowicz Photographer and neurobiologist Igor Siwanowicz captures the striking complexity of insects using a laser-scanning microscope. “His brilliantly colored images show the tree-like structures of moth antennas, the wild details of barnacle legs, and the otherworldly shapes of plant spores. The photos are made with a confocal laser-scanning microscope capable of ‘seeing’ [...]

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Hypnotizing Visualizes Cellular Biology by Maxime Causeret for Max Cooper’s music video “Order from Chaos”

Hypnotizing Visualizes Cellular Biology by Maxime Causeret for Max Cooper’s  music video “Order from Chaos”

Max Cooper - Order From Chaos (official video by Maxime Causeret) The video is described by Cooper as “a beautiful humanized exploration of life and emergence.” On Facebook Dynamic, colourful patterns represent the way organisms interact and evolve in the visuals for Max Cooper's latest music video, which was directed by Maxime Teresuac. h/t:dezeen The video [...]

Traveling Landscapes: Miniature Landscapes to Travel by Kathleen Vance

Traveling Landscapes:  Miniature Landscapes to Travel by Kathleen Vance

Traveling Landscapes: Miniature Landscapes to Travel by Kathleen Vance As part of her ongoing series titled Traveling Landscapes, New York-based artist Kathleen Vance constructs entire landscapes inside of old steamer trunks and repurposed luggage. Many of the pieces incorporate real running water, soil, and living plant life to form encapsulated environments, though others are constructed [...]

Crafts Porcelain Sculptures Inspired By Nature Of Kate McDowell

Crafts Porcelain Sculptures Inspired By Nature Of Kate McDowell

  Weird Crafts Porcelain Sculptures Inspired by Nature Of Kate McDowell  In her delicate crafted porcelain sculptures conceptual artist Kate McDowell expresses her interpretation of the clash between the natural world and the modern-day environmental impact of industrialized society. The resulting works can be equal parts amusing and disturbing as the anatomical forms of humans [...]

Shooting Sea Fireflies Lighting Up the Rocks On a Japanese Beach

Shooting Sea Fireflies Lighting Up the Rocks On a Japanese Beach

Shooting Sea Fireflies Lighting Up the Rocks On a Japanese Beach This series of images was made using bio-luminescent shrimp as the blue light source. It was photographed in Okayama, Japan, which is home to these rare and beautiful creatures.  The bio-luminescent shrimp are scientifically known as Vargula hilgendorfii, but are more commonly referred to [...]

Lives of Grass: Living Sculptures by Mathilde Roussel

Lives of Grass: Living Sculptures by Mathilde Roussel

Lives of Grass: Living Sculptures by Mathilde Roussel French artist Mathilde Roussel creates fantastic “living sculptures” made of recycled metal and fabric filled with soil and wheat grass seeds. “Mathilde Roussel’s work is a sensible and symbolic research about the nature of physical life. She is interested in the cyclic metamorphoses that transform organic matter, [...]

WATCH THE VIDEO:NASA at Saturn: Cassini’s Grand Finale

WATCH THE VIDEO:NASA at Saturn: Cassini’s Grand Finale

  https://youtu.be/xrGAQCq9BMU NASA's Cassini spacecraft has made its final flyby of Saturn's massive moon Titan, collecting data on the hydrocarbon lakes and haze-enshrouded surface of the alien world. On April 22, the spacecraft made its closest approach to Titan at a speed of about 13,000 miles per hour, marking the beginning of its 'Grand Finale.' [...]