28 December 2013


Selections from the Honorable Mentions at the Olympus BioScapes International Digital Imaging Competition for 2013.

Top: "Rhizoplegma boreale, a radiolarian from the Antarctic... The star-shapped organism in the background is a silicoflagellate."  Credit:  Dr. John Dolan.

Bottom: "Tip of tooth of predatory marine snail Conus ermineus. Conus paralyzes its prey rapidly by injecting the tooth, containing a potent venom consisting of a mix of nerve toxins, into its prey, then swallows the prey whole."  Credit Dr. Alan Kohn and Dr. Joshua Kubo.

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