Tom Van de Louw

Tom Van de Louw

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June 2013 : Opabinia is an extinct stem-arthropod genus found in Cambrian fossil deposits. The only known species, O. regalis, is known from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale Lagerstätte of British Columbia, Canada.

Cryogenic scanning electron micrograph of a single human stem cell. Image credits Sílvia A Ferreira, Cristina Lopo, Eileen Gentleman / King’s College London.

2016 in pictures: The best science images of the year : Nature News & CommentThese strange structures are calcium carbonate crystals, imaged at magnification.

This spectacular tarsus — the lowermost segment of an insect leg — is millimetres in diameter and belongs to a male diving beetle, which uses it to attach to a female’s back during mating.

The influential evolutionary scientist, who coined such terms as ‘stem cell’ and ‘ecology’, was also a virtuoso illustrator. The editor of a new book celebrating this work introduces some highlights

Interior of a cavern in ancient town of Matera - Sassi It is one of the first human settlements in Italy The Sassi are houses dug into the calcareous rock itself