Molecular geneticist Fernan Federici’s microscopic photography of plants

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Photography on Wednesday 17 July 2013

These surreal images are microscopic photographs of various plants, taken by Dr. Fernan Federici. Federici is a renowned molecular geneticist and award-winning microscopist who takes amazing photographs of plants at the cellular level. These vibrant and detailed photographs show just how intricate and beautiful nature really is.

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Trippy photo-micrographs of testosterone

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 29 March 2013

Brian Johnson photographed a testosterone melt specimen some years ago with the help of a Nikon Coolpix 4500 camera attached to a Leitz SM-Pol polarizing microscope. The bands and patterns from the crystal growth (yes, testosterone crystals) make for quite a psychedelic sight with all these blazing rainbow swirls of every colour imaginable. Possibly explains […]

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Grains of sand magnified to 250 times real size

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Photography on Tuesday 12 July 2011

Who knew sand could look so damn colourful and interesting? Gary Greenberg, that’s who, whose incredible microphotography reveals each grain of sand to be a kaleidoscope of colour and texture that defies its rather bland reputation.

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