microscope

Science

Who Needs Drugs When You Can Watch Magnetic Liquid Under a Microscope

Fucking magnets, right?
Beckett Mufson
4.19.17
Gaming

Watch Microorganisms Play 'Pac-Man' for Science

The maze-like maps of 'Pac-Man' capture microorganism habitats better than traditional Petri dishes.
Leif Johnson
7.3.16
Cancer

This Light-Stretching Microscope Hunts for Cancer at 36M Frames Per Second

Early cancer detection will save lives.
David Silverberg
4.21.16
iPhone

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope

ENHANCE!
Sarah Emerson
4.1.16
Science

Watch the Beautiful 'Death Throes' of a Single-Celled Organism

On a microscopic level, there’s an entire world of life that is totally invisible to us—and not a very friendly one at that.
Melissa Cronin
12.13.15
Art

Tears Under a Microscope Will Give You All the Feels

Go ahead and let the waterworks flow. As Maurice Mikkers' 'Imaginarium of Tears' shows, you just might make a work of art.
Emily Kirkpatrick
9.25.15
Art

Rat Brains and Fly Larvae Win Microscope Photography Competition

Check out the gross and gorgeous winners of the 2014 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®.
Emerson Rosenthal
12.16.14
Art

Up Close, Dried Whiskey Looks Like the Cosmos

Ernie Button's 'Painting Pictures with Whiskey' photos reveal the beauty at the bottom of your bourbon.
Beckett Mufson
11.26.14
Art

Elegant Nanosculptures Fit Comfortably Inside the Eye of a Needle

Jonty Hurwitz uses quantum physics to make teeny, tiny art.
Beckett Mufson
11.13.14
Art

Magnified Smartphone Screens Create Pixelated Masterpieces

Simon Pyle's 'Landscapes' photo series explores what happens when you photograph a smartphone with a microscope.
Beckett Mufson
11.5.14
Film

These Glittering Mandalas Aren't Crystals—They're Microscopic Organisms

Klaus Klemp resurrected a dead Victorian artform to create these intricate, microscopic bio-mandalas.
Beckett Mufson
9.19.14
Music

Zammuto's Music Video 'Great Equator' Was Filmed Entirely With Microscopes

One half of the now-defunct duo The Books, Zammuto made this mesmerizing video which makes "the man-made world look crude by comparison."
Brian Anderson at Motherboard
7.9.14
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