Beautiful nanotechnology images from the SPMage09 contest

(Nanowerk News) The Most Beautiful Images Of The Nanoworld: Winners Of The Second Edition Of The International Contest Spmage09
An international jury of prominent researchers in the field of SPM judged the images submitted to the Image Prize competition. Here are the five winners.
First place
SPMage09 first prize
Human malaria (Plasmodium malariae) infected red blood cells. Li Ang, National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Second place
Atom Spangled Patchwork
Atom Spangled Patchwork. Sander Otte, NIST-Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (United States)
Third place
SPMage09 third prize - Winter-time Nanofishing
Winter-time Nanofishing. Sviatlana Abetkovskaia, A.V. Luikov, Heat and Mass Transfer Institute (Belarus)
Fourth Prize
Venis of Coral
Venis of Coral. Francesco Mantegazza, Universita' degli studi di Milano-Bicocca (Italy)
Fifth Prize
Looking for the summer ice
Looking for the summer ice. Mar Cardellach Redon, Centre d'Investigació en Nanociencia i Nanotecnologia (Spain)
Take a look at the winning images from the previous, SPMage07 contest. More information is available on the SPMage website.
Source: SPMage09