Four Photos that Will Change Your Life

Pepper and salt

This image of a peppercorn and a grain of salt taken by David McCarthy is the overall winner (and close-up category winner) in this year’s Visions of Science Photographic Awards.

Three more photos after the jump.

 Four Photos that Will Change Your Life

 The surface tension of water supports a metal paperclip. By photographing it using a grille in front of the light source, the deformation of the water around the clip can be seen.

 

 

Four Photos that Will Change Your Life

A tiny shrimp fearlessly enters the mouth of a fish to clean its teeth. Fish value this service as the shrimp removes and eats harmful parasites.

 

 

Four Photos that Will Change Your Life

Cancer cells can spread through the body in a process known as metastasis. This cancer cell is moving down a pore in a filter. The image was taken at Cancer Research UK, where the spread of cancer is studied in the hope of finding a cure.

 

Via the BBC 

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