Lab Mom spent 15 years as a Lab Manager in Academia before off-tracking in 2010 to stay at home with her two daughters. She blogs about the juggling act of motherhood and a science career, which encompasses a lot more then the cliche work-life balance.
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Frequently you see microscopy** featured as for its artisanship, but National Geographic has proven that the beauty in science goes beyond the microscopic.
Check out a few of the images in their list of the Best Science Pictures of 2010.
3D illustrations of HIV:
A mustard plant gene map:
An educational fungus poster:
My personal favorite is a human lung model made of 75,000 ZIP-TIES!!
Science is so awesome!
**Seriously, click on that link if you haven't seen the Nikon Small World Contest winners. They are phenomenal.
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Lovely pictures! I love that illustration of HIV .... look almost like a super detailed x-ray/EM structure.