Special project # 12, Verba Volant, scripta manent by Guido Segni

FRAME > Microscopic Fish Face

by Arshake |     18 March 2017

The portrait image is the one of a four-day-old zebrafish embryo employed by  Oscar Ruiz to study facial development and cellular morphogenesis, in order to investigate the causes of  facial abnormalities in humans, such as the cleft lips. This image has recently conquered the first place in the 2016 Nikon Small World Photo Competition.

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