Award-winning science images
2012-02-03 05:23:51 GMT2012-02-03 13:23:51(Beijing Time)
This honorable mention illustration shows tumor death-cell receptors (DR5) on breast cancer cells targeted by the antibody TRA-8. Credit: Emiko Paul and Quade Paul, Echo Medical Media; Ron Gamble, University of Alabama, Birmingham Insight
This image of cell separation garnered a People's Choice award for its creator. The cell membrane is shown in blue and the cell's chromosomes in yellow as the cell divides or undergoes mitosis. Credit: Andrew Noske, Thomas Deerinck, National Center fo rMicroscopy & imaging Research, University of California, San Diego; Horng Ou, Clodagh O'Shea, Salk Institute
The 2011 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge winners include this informational poster, which traces galaxies and dark matter throughout the universe. Credit: Miguel Angel Aragon Calvo, Johns Hopkins University; Julieta Aguilera and Mark SubbaRao, Adler Planetarium
This computational molecular phenotype image of a mouse's eye reveals the diversity of cell metabolism in the retina. The optic nerve is in the upper right of the image. The rectus muscles can be seen in red and gold, attached to the green sclera (the white part of the eye). Retinal layers appear in a rainbow of colors from light gold to pink and purple, while other cells show up in blue and green. Credit: Bryan William Jones, The University of Utah, Moran Eye Center
The winners of the 2011 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge, announced Feb. 2, turn dry data into vivid imagery.