Olympus BioScapes 2012

An enchanting look at this year's winning scientific images captured with microscopes

Each year as part of the Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition, the world’s most impressive images and movies of life science subjects taken by microscope are put on show. The work of this year’s more than 2000 entrants delivered striking snapshots of human, plant and animal cells in brilliant light, judged on aesthetics, technique and scientific relevancy. For the first time in the competition’s nine-year …