Who Needs Drugs When You Can Watch Magnetic Liquid Under a Microscope
Fucking magnets, right?
Watch Microorganisms Play 'Pac-Man' for Science
The maze-like maps of 'Pac-Man' capture microorganism habitats better than traditional Petri dishes.
This Light-Stretching Microscope Hunts for Cancer at 36M Frames Per Second
Early cancer detection will save lives.
How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope
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.
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.
Rat Brains and Fly Larvae Win Microscope Photography Competition
Check out the gross and gorgeous winners of the 2014 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition®.
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.
Elegant Nanosculptures Fit Comfortably Inside the Eye of a Needle
Jonty Hurwitz uses quantum physics to make teeny, tiny art.
Magnified Smartphone Screens Create Pixelated Masterpieces
Simon Pyle's 'Landscapes' photo series explores what happens when you photograph a smartphone with a microscope.
These Glittering Mandalas Aren't Crystals—They're Microscopic Organisms
Klaus Klemp resurrected a dead Victorian artform to create these intricate, microscopic bio-mandalas.
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