See the Stunning Scientific Photographs of the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards
For the last 20 years, the Wellcome Image Awards have celebrated the most stunning photographs in the fields of science. No less captivating than last year’s selections, this year’s winners dazzle the imagination and visualize complex concepts.
Chosen by a panel of nine judges, this year’s winners range from a peek at the blood vessels of an African Grey Parrot to a visualization of Twitter dialogue about breast cancer. After the overall winner is announced on March 15th, the photos will appear in exhibitions in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Africa in an effort to make scientific study more accessible to a mainstream audience.
Take in the winners of the awards below. Cast a vote for the best image here for a chance to receive a print of the award-winning photo.