Below are the submissions for our first annual Robert Savage Image Award.
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Caitlin Russell ’11:
Come on in, I'm open. A pitcher plant from Longwood Gardens taken May 2008. Such carnivorous plants use scent, color, and other attractants to lure insects down into their pitcher, where digestive enzymes drown and break down the prey.
Farah Hussain ’09:
Tentacles of the sea anemone, Aiptasia pallida. Yellow = actin, red = zooxanthellae. Confocal microscopy.
Lorenzo Ramirez ’10:
Microscope image from Dev. Bio. class of a planarian treated with Cyclopamine, a Shh inhibitor. This planarian is exhibiting the curling and head lifting behavior.
Jeffrey Kushner ’09:
This SEM image shows the remains of a Lytechinus urchin spine after being predated upon by a spider crab.
Nicholas Buttino ’09:
Sugar maple canopy to record leaf development taken with fisheye lens and self-leveling tripod.
Lin Gyi ’09:
Fluorescent microscopy of a Stage 17 Trachemys scripta embryo injected with fluorescent DiI and incubated for 2 days to allow neural crest cell migration.
Maryanne Tomazic ’09:
Taken at the Frogs: A Chorus of Colors exhibit in the National Aquarium. It displays the perhaps more pleasurable aspects of biology.
Morgan Dorsey ’12:
Lily at Longwood Gardens
Elizabeth Cozart ’12:
Cephalocereus senilis (Old Man cactus) from Longwood Gardens.
Eric Chiang ’10:
Scanning electron microscope image of the cross section of an urchin spine (Arbacia punctulata) sheared from spider crab predation.
Daniel Riser-Espinoza ’09:
Torn membrane covering the end of a broken spine belonging to the sea urchin Arbacia punctulata with underlying calcareous matrix visible through the tear (performed with a Scanning Electron Microscope).
Andrew Cheng ’12:
Taken at Lake Elizabeth in Fremont, CA. This Canada Goose really does have only one leg, but it seemed to be getting along just fine despite its handicap!
Ian Yarett ’09:
Tentacles of the symbiotic sea anemone Aiptasia pallida. Confocal microscopy. red is zooxanthellae symbionts; green is cell nuclei; blue is replicating DNA.
Keith Torrey ’09:
Photomicrograph of an overlapping Aiptasia tentacle, using compound light microscope.
Caitlin Adams ’11:
Orchid taken at Longwood Gardens.
Julia Berthet ’10:
Confocal image of the crown of the anemone Aiptasia pallida stained for actin (yellow). Zooxanthellae, the anemone's intracellular symbionts appear red.
Emily Coleman ’12:
Reál Álcazar, Seville, Spain. This place is my Heaven! I feel such a strong, spiritual connection to this place.
Steve Dean ’11:
Edward Kim ’09:
Fox Glacier with my Earth Science class studying ecosystem and geology around the glacier regions during my study abroad stay in New Zealand.
Lois Park ’10:
Pollen sitting on the petals gives away the identity of these wannabe anemones: flowers observed during a Bio 2 field trip to Longwood Gardens.
Blaine O’Neill ’11:
Molting cellar spider, family Pholcidae