Ten strangely fascinating illustrations of disease in a time before colour photography.
We highlight the pick of the Wellcome Image Awards 2014, which recognise the most informative, striking and technically brilliant medical-themed images from around the world.
Browse some of the mesmerizing images captured by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope during its 10 years in space.
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Here, we provide a sneak peek of some of the incredible images inside the magazine...
A German biologist claims to have discovered the origins of fairy circles, circular patches of barren land that freckle the desert of southern Africa. Browse our image gallery to find out the culprit...
All images courtesy of Norbert Juergens
A Medieval burial site discovered by archaeologists in Central London could provide new information about the spread of the Black Death during the 14th century.
Katrina van Grouw's illustrated book on bird anatomy, The Unfeathered Bird, shows that there's a lot more to a bird than just feathers.
These beautiful arrangements of microfossils were sent as Christmas cards in the 1900s by Arthur Earland to his collaborator Edward Heron-Allen.
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