Perhaps the funkiest scientific journal cover ever published

Pictured on the left is the cover of this week's Biophysical Journal. On it, muscle motor proteins known as myosin can be seen translocating (a.k.a. "walking") across an actin filament. You will surely notice that this particular myosin motor – Myosin-V – appears to be walking with a rather fantastic gait. This is no… » 3/25/13 6:40am 3/25/13 6:40am

The spaced-out covers of 1970s underground comix (NSFW)

The cover art of 70s gonzo comix often hearkened back to the medium's pulp and scifi roots, albeit with a distinctly adult and tripped-out twist. Here's a slew of comic covers from artists such as Robert Crumb and Warren Greenwood. » 6/09/10 6:40am 6/09/10 6:40am