A Look Inside the Head
The head of an embryonic mouse at about 12.5 days postfertilization was fluorescently labeled to visualize neural precursor tissue, chemically treated to make it optically transparent, and scanned using SPIM to generate a 3D virtual reconstruction. A projection along the dorsal-ventral axis of this virtual embryo is shown, in which color (red-green-blue) indicates increasing depth in the sample. The native pigmentation of the eyes, imaged using optical projection tomography (OPT), is indicated in white. Sample courtesy of Glenda Comai, Institute Pasteur, Paris.
Credit: Jim Swoger, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona
Joma Sipe, Where Angels Are Born
Antonio Mancini (1852-1930), Self Portrait with Basket
King Authari conquers Reggio Calabria. 1444, by the brothers Ambrogio, Gregorio and Francesco Zavattarihttp://www.atlantedellarteitaliana.it/artwork-624.html
Virgin of Guápulo
Peruvian (Cuzco) Painter (ca. 1680)
oil on canvas, 67x43 in
Her garments reflect the Spanish tradition of dressing religious statues in expensive silks. Aware of the association of Europe with power and status, the Inca noblewomen of Cuzco often incorporated designs (notably the interlacing lattice motif) from European fabrics into their own garments.
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