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How to Measure a Cheshire Grin? Illustration by Jonathon Rosen.
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scienceisbeauty:

Lovely, this one, and some other at Playfully Adorable Illustrations That Will Make You Smile (My Modern Metropolis)
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scientistmary:

Striped icebergs are quite a view. They can form a couple different ways. Blue stripes occur when layers of ice melt and refreeze so fast that no bubbles — which scatter light to give icebergs their white appearance — are created. If the water that freezes is rich in algae, the bands may appear green. Black, brown, and yellow striations are created by sediments picked up by a glacier as it runs down a mountain into the ocean.

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super-collider:

Breaking Atoms is the debut album of American hip hop group Main Source, released July 23, 1991 on Wild Pitch Records. Production for was handled by the group and took place during 1990 to 1991 at Homeboy Studio, Power Play Studios, and Libra Digital in New York City. Recorded during the golden age of hip hop, Breaking Atoms is distinguished stylistcally by its incorporation of jazz and soul music samples.[1] The album has been highly regarded by music writers due mostly to its production, whose heavy and original use of sampling influenced hip hop producers for a considerable portion of the 1990s.
The album has been widely regarded by writers and music critics as a significantly influential album and has been noted for debuting rapper Nas, who appears on the track “Live at the Barbeque”.[7][11] His contribution to the song was sampled on “Genesis”, the intro track to his debut album Illmatic (1994). Source: Wikipedia

super-collider:

Breaking Atoms is the debut album of American hip hop group Main Source, released July 23, 1991 on Wild Pitch Records. Production for was handled by the group and took place during 1990 to 1991 at Homeboy Studio, Power Play Studios, and Libra Digital in New York City. Recorded during the golden age of hip hopBreaking Atoms is distinguished stylistcally by its incorporation of jazz and soul music samples.[1] The album has been highly regarded by music writers due mostly to its production, whose heavy and original use of sampling influenced hip hop producers for a considerable portion of the 1990s.

The album has been widely regarded by writers and music critics as a significantly influential album and has been noted for debuting rapper Nas, who appears on the track “Live at the Barbeque”.[7][11] His contribution to the song was sampled on “Genesis”, the intro track to his debut album Illmatic (1994).

Source: Wikipedia

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Why Aliens and Volcanoes Go Together. Illustration by Jonathan Rosen.
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openfigs:

Figure 1. Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis calling.
Citation: Thomas A, Suyesh R, Biju SD, Bee MA (2014) Vocal Behavior of the Elusive Purple Frog of India (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis), a Fossorial Species Endemic to the Western Ghats. PLoS ONE 9(2): e84809. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084809

openfigs:

Figure 1. Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis calling.

Citation: Thomas A, Suyesh R, Biju SD, Bee MA (2014) Vocal Behavior of the Elusive Purple Frog of India (Nasikabatrachus sahyadrensis), a Fossorial Species Endemic to the Western Ghats. PLoS ONE 9(2): e84809. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084809

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lustrenoir:

Christopher Kane S/S 2014

lustrenoir:

Christopher Kane S/S 2014

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While virus is maturing, Heng-Chang Chen (Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Edif. PRBB, Dr. Aiguader, 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain). Oil on canvas.
The idea of this painting is to present a transient state while a virus is being a mature form in the final stage of its life cycle. As envelope proteins are not fully covered a whole viral particle, we are easily to see the internal structure of a virus.

While virus is maturing, Heng-Chang Chen (Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Edif. PRBB, Dr. Aiguader, 88, 08003, Barcelona, Spain). Oil on canvas.

The idea of this painting is to present a transient state while a virus is being a mature form in the final stage of its life cycle. As envelope proteins are not fully covered a whole viral particle, we are easily to see the internal structure of a virus.

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nickdrake:

Colin Harrison - Nests, Eggs and Nestlings

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scienceyoucanlove:

Kidney Stone Under Microscope
Scanning electron micrograph of a kidney stone (nephrolithiasis). Kidney stones form when salts, minerals and chemicals in the urine (for example calcium, oxalate and uric acid) crystallise and solidify. Small kidney stones are often passed naturally but larger stones can sometimes get lodged in the kidney or other parts of the urinary tract. Size of stone is 2 mm.
Image Credit: Kevin Mackenzie, University of Aberdeen/Wellcome ImagesMore images from the Wellcome Image Awards 2014: http://is.gd/gR8BuV
from Hashem AL-ghaili

scienceyoucanlove:

Kidney Stone Under Microscope

Scanning electron micrograph of a kidney stone (nephrolithiasis). Kidney stones form when salts, minerals and chemicals in the urine (for example calcium, oxalate and uric acid) crystallise and solidify. Small kidney stones are often passed naturally but larger stones can sometimes get lodged in the kidney or other parts of the urinary tract. Size of stone is 2 mm.


Image Credit: Kevin Mackenzie, University of Aberdeen/Wellcome Images

More images from the Wellcome Image Awards 2014: http://is.gd/gR8BuV

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A look at the soil microbiome. Illustration by Catherine Delphia.
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myampgoesto11:

Stellar area rugs designed by Schönstaub

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wnycradiolab:

Hugh Turvey’s Xograms.  You’re looking at an elephant skull and an elephant mandible.

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unculturedmag:

Diddo - The Cure for Greed

‘The Cure For Greed’ is a project by artist and designer Diddo. It consists of an injection kit featuring a 24-karat gold plated syringe and a single 5 ml dose of dollar ink recovered from approximately $10,000 in US currency.

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