Thursday, November 18, 2010

And the winner of the Olympus BioScapes photo contest is...

The eyes of a daddy longlegs (Harvestman), showing the lenses (two large ovals), retinas and optic nerves.

Source: Dr. Igor Siwanowicz / Olympus BioScapes

The image is a depth color-coded projection of a confocal image stack.

See more here.

I expect to see this soon as one of Michelle O's "party dresses", don't you?