Wellcome Image Awards Reveal the Stories Behind Science

“‘The exhibition brings science to people and it shows them how beautiful objects actually are,” says Sir Mark Walport, director of the Wellcome Trust.

‘For the scientist, it tells of the importance of looking at small things. If you can see the structure, that tells you something about how it works.'”

Wellcome Image Awards 2009 were just announced. See the winning scientific and medical images, and find out more about the techniques, concepts  and people behind them…

Competition press release [ more ]

Website:  http://www.wellcomeimageawards.org/

Video:  http://www.wellcomeimageawards.org/gallery.asp

Nikon Announces Winners – 2009 Small World Competition

“For 30 years plus, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science.”

The 35th Annual Small World competition winners were just announced, and are on display along at, http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/gallery/year/2009/1

The Exhibit’s tour schedule,  http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/tour