Looking back at 2014 under the microscope

Agricultural sludge, by Eberhardt Josué Friedrich Kernahan and Enrique Rodríguez Cañas
Agricultural sludge, by Eberhardt Josué Friedrich Kernahan and Enrique Rodríguez Cañas

For those folks who spend most of our time looking at code, charts and graphs, it’s always fun to look at what folks are doing with imaging and microscopy. Advances in sequencing technology have changed the way we think about the microbial world, but the way we see the microbial world is also changing as technology improves.

To cap off 2014, there are a number of wonderful competitions that showcase particularly striking or important examples in scientific imaging and microscopy. Here are a few of them :

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Russell Neches

A microbiology graduate student at UC Davis, working with Jonathan Eisen @phylogenomics . Studies evolution & ecology. Advocate of Open Hardware & Open Access.