Monthly Archives: March 2011

What’s going on in your brain?

Always wondered how your brain exactly works? We might get a clearer idea, as technology progresses we can see the function of the brain by images. The beautiful image above shows a reflection of connectivity in the brain taken by … Continue reading

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The Inside Story

On the 23rd February, the Wellcome Image Trust announced the winners of the Image Awards 2011. Judged by a panel of experts from both scientific and artistic backgrounds, the awards celebrate technical excellence in imaging. The following image was submitted … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the insect repellent!

I recently went on a holiday to a fantastic country most of you probably haven’t heard of yet: Belize. Well, maybe you know it under its former name, British Honduras – Belize used to be part of the British Empire, … Continue reading

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Tooth decay bacteria for you

This is my first blog post ever and as it happened it is about tooth decay bacteria. Dental hygiene is certainly nowadays important as ever, however with deeper understanding of the causes and mechanisms which lead to tooth decay and … Continue reading

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My first blog…

… and I have to write about a blood clot? Perhaps I’d be more inspired if I were a haematologist… By Anne Weston, LRI, CRUK, Wellcome Images Perhaps this is more my thing. I like the clever addition of colour, though, … Continue reading

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Simple Life-Maintaining Structure

The image is a three-dimensional depiction of a mouse kidney on the 16th day of a mouse embryo. The part in green that forms the body of the kidney is the protein of an unspecialised embryonic connective tissue that will … Continue reading

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Fish

The 5 day cavefish embryo image from the welcome trust imaging competition looks like an adult fish. Tastebuds and the processed in the nervous system have been stained using a green fluorescence antibody. Cavefishes live in a dark environment and … Continue reading

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