Image of the Day: Eye of Pig

This 10-centimeter-wide pig eye replica includes even the most intricate of blood vessels, some no wider than 30 micrometers.

Sep 6, 2017
The Scientist Staff

This 3-D printed model was created using high contrast computed tomography scans of a pig’s eye and its associated vasculature.2017 WELLCOME IMAGE AWARDS; PETER M MALOCA, THE UNIVERSITY OF BASEL AND MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL, LONDON; CHRISTIAN SCHWALLER; RUSLAN HLUSHCHUK, UNIVERSITY OF BERN; SÉBASTIEN BARRÉ