Synapse wins Science visualisation contest

science_synapse.jpgThe National Science Foundation and the journal Science recently ran a competition to produce the best scientific images. The winner in the illustration category was an image of a neuron, moments before it transmits a signal across the synapse.

The full size version of the image is both strangely beautiful and visually stunning.

Science also has a short article to accompany the image, that describes how it was created and the biological techniques it was based on.

Link to Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.

One Comment

  1. Posted March 8, 2011 at 8:14 pm | Permalink

    Awesome!


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