Some of the Year's Most Startling Science Images

This is an electron micrograph of a leafcutter ant holding a gear that's just 0.1 mm wide. This astonishing image was created by Manfred Page, and it's just one of 100 great science images featured in a brand new exhibition by the Royal Photographic Society. » 9/18/13 2:20pm 9/18/13 2:20pm

Embryonic bats see no evil, speak no evil, and lie there looking…

The black mastiff bat (Molossus rufus) grows to be about 30 grams, but these little guys are just embryos, their bodies hairless, their eyes closed, and playing inadvertent tribute to two of the three wise monkeys. » 10/27/12 5:00pm 10/27/12 5:00pm