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Incredible Images from the Olympus BioScapes Photo Contest

Here are some more truly inspiring and beautiful images from the world of biology. The 2011 winners and past years can be seen here at the Olympus BioScapes website

A quick Boston.com summary of the photo competition

FIRST PLACE – Specimen: Rotifer Floscularia ringens feeding. Its rapidly beating cilia (hair-like structures) bring water-containing food to the rotifer. Technique: Differential interference contrast microscopy. (Charles Krebs/Issaquah, Washington, USA)

FIFTH PLACE – Specimen: Live coral Goniastrea sp., known as green brain coral. One full polyp in the center is shown with four surrounding polyps. Walled corallites are purple. Technique: Phase contrast illumination. (James H. Nicholson/NOAA/NOS/NCCOS/Fort Johnson Marine Resources Center/Charleston, South Carolina, USA) #

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