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20 eye-opening microscopic images from the Olympus BioScapes Competition

Using polarized light, Michael Shribak of the Marine Biological Laboratory of Woods Hole, Mass. captured this image of pleurosigma diatoms.

Photo: Michael Shribak

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Pleurosigma diatoms

Honorable mention. Using polarized light, Michael Shribak of the Marine Biological Laboratory of Woods Hole, Mass., captured this image of pleurosigma diatoms.