Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Weird - The smiling tadpole caught on camera thanks to high-powered microscope - 16th Mar 2011

Captured in minute detail with a high-powered electron microscope, this tadpole appears to be smiling for the camera.

The remarkable image of the 14-day-old tadpole was taken after science photographer David Spears placed him under the microscope.

The technology in his home lab in Kirland, Somerset, captures features which are normally invisible to the naked eye.

And the tadpole, soon to grow into a common garden frog, appears to be perfectly content for his close-up. Read More