The Wellcome Trust is a major funder of biomedical research in the UK.

But part of its remit is improving the public’s understanding of health and medical research.

This mostly means educational and public outreach efforts.

But each year, the Trust also runs a contest that recognizes the best images of all things biological.
The winners run from the microscopic to the every day. Many of the winning images aren’t clearly medical in nature (unless you plan to practice medicine on a squid).

But the compelling visuals may just be enough to induce someone to want to learn more and start searching the Internet for details.

And, if so, that’ll be in keeping with the Wellcome’s mission.

Peter M Maloca, OCTlab at the University of Basel and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London; Christian Schwaller; Ruslan Hlushchuk, University of Bern; Sébastien Barré

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