Incredible floating stage on Lake Constance in Bregenz, Austria. The Bregenzer Festspiele (Bregenz Festival) has become renowned for its unconventional staging of shows. Verdi’s opera, “A Masked Ball” in featured a giant book being read by a skeleton.
Colored scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of squamous cell carcinoma (cancer) cells from a human mouth. The many blebs (lumps) and microvilli (small projections) on the cells' surfaces are typical of cancer cells. ~ Our World Through A Microscope
The Brain, in Exquisite Detail: Deanna Barch is one of the researchers at Washington University working on the first interactive wiring diagram of the living, working human brain (The New York Times 06 January
A synapse map of the human brain at work. The Human Connectome Project has been exploring the brain’s connections using a high-resolution map since and the project seeks to examine the brains of volunteers to create a database of healthy brain structure.
The Cell: An Image Library. Confocal image of pastel neurons in the hippocampus of a "Brainbow" mouse brain, with each neuron expressing a distinct color. In Brainbow mice, neurons randomly choose combinations of red, yellow and cyan fluorescent proteins.