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Contributors

By Diana Kwon | June 1, 2017

Meet some of the people featured in the June 2017 issue of The Scientist.

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Botanical Art

By Kenny Coogan | July 10, 2015

Scientific illustrator Mindy Lighthipe’s interest in insects inspired her to begin drawing plants.

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For the Love of Plants

By Kenny Coogan | July 10, 2015

Meet botanical illustrator Mindy Lighthipe, who practices environmental activism through art.

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“Living Lectures”

By Tracy Vence | October 31, 2013

Massachusetts-based artist Danny Quirk uses latex body paint to bring anatomical structures to life.

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Dissection via Paintbrush

By Tracy Vence | October 31, 2013

An artist uses latex body paint to bring anatomical structures to life.

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Poetry and Pictures, circa 1830

By Beth Marie Mole | November 1, 2012

On the bicentennial of his birth, Edward Lear is celebrated for his whimsical poetry and his stunningly accurate scientific illustrations.

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Building Flowers

By Jef Akst | February 16, 2012

An architecture graduate constructs intricate botanical illustrations using the computer graphics programs intended to design buildings.

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