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.