Image of the Day: Microscopic Creatures
Image of the Day: Microscopic Creatures
View the top three winners of this year’s Nikon Small World in Motion Competition.
Image of the Day: Microscopic Creatures
Image of the Day: Microscopic Creatures

View the top three winners of this year’s Nikon Small World in Motion Competition.

View the top three winners of this year’s Nikon Small World in Motion Competition.

photography
Image of the Day: Snake in Smoke
Image of the Day: Snake in Smoke
Emily Makowski | Dec 4, 2019
An image of a Malagasy tree boa wins first place in the British Ecological Society’s annual photography competition.
Image of the Day: Tiny Fish
Image of the Day: Tiny Fish
Jef Akst | Dec 2, 2019
This 1-centimenter-long frogfish is one of the many subjects of marine photographer Richard Smith.
Slideshow: Images from <em>The World Beneath</em>
Slideshow: Images from The World Beneath
Richard Smith | Nov 5, 2019
See a world of undersea splendor through the lens of Richard Smith.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2019 issue of The Scientist.
How Underwater Photography Propels Marine Biology
How Underwater Photography Propels Marine Biology
Richard Smith | Nov 1, 2019
Marine photographers are helping scientists to document the diversity of coral reefs before the imperiled ecosystems disappear.
Image of the Day: Meteorite Under the Scope
Image of the Day: Meteorite Under the Scope
Emily Makowski | Oct 1, 2019
Artist Carol Roullard specializes in microcrystal photography.
Image of the Day: Photo ID
Image of the Day: Photo ID
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 27, 2019
Marine biologists identify smalleye stingrays using the white spots on their backs.
Image of the Day: Stockpile
Image of the Day: Stockpile
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 11, 2019
See photographs from a project documenting seed vaults around the world.
Image of the Day: One of These Things
Image of the Day: One of These Things
Kerry Grens | Nov 30, 2018
An image of an adult penguin in a crowd of youngsters wins the top prize of an ecology photography competition.
Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues
Image of the Day: Bacterial Blues
Catherine Offord | Nov 1, 2018
A photograph of microbes producing the antibiotic actinorhodin is one of many images on display at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History this winter.
Image of the Day: Blooming Algae
Image of the Day: Blooming Algae
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 9, 2018
The British Phycological Society declares the winners of a photography contest for images of algae.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2017
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
TS Picks: Life Science Photos of the Year
TS Picks: Life Science Photos of the Year
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 20, 2016
Selected Images of the Day
Renowned Microscopist Dies
Renowned Microscopist Dies
Catherine Offord | Jan 13, 2016
Michael Davidson, a microphotographer at Florida State University, has passed away at age 65.
Micro Master
Micro Master
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2015
Thomas Deerinck has been at the helm of a microscope for more than four decades. And he’s got lots to show for it, including a half a dozen placements in the Nikon Small World competition.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2014
Selected Images of the Day from www.the-scientist.com
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2014
Selected Images of the Day from www.the-scientist.com
The Art of Science
The Art of Science
Chris Palmer | Jun 21, 2013
Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.
Image of the Day
Image of the Day
The Scientist Staff | Nov 7, 2012
The eye of the common blue damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) has a uniform, crystal-like structure, imaged here using two overlapping confocal image stacks.