Unwelcome Valentine:  Electron micrograph of the disease-causing protozoan Giardia lamblia partway through cell division, forming a heart shape.  Public Health Image Library, Dr. Stan Erlandsen

New more effective antimicrobials might rise from old

It looks cute but this little protozoan will give you terrible diarrhea. Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicting a Giardia lamblia protozoan undergoing binary fission, creating what appears to be a microscopic “heart.

This is the first of a two-part feature on Edward Burtynsky bringing together 12 years of imagery on the subject of oil for the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

The Art of Industry: The Making and Meaning of Edward Burtynsky's New Exhibit, 'Oil'

Crude-oil pipe stills, rundown tanks, and "Cat Crackers" at the Baton Rouge Esso Refinery, ca. 1945. Photograph by Edwin Rosskam.

Crude-oil pipe stills, rundown tanks, and "Cat Crackers" at the Baton Rouge Esso Refinery, ca. Photograph by Edwin Rosskam.

Steampunk || Col. Ward Pump Station in Buffalo, New York

Composition showing layers of catwalk and machinery; the patina on the lamps that brings in the contrast of color- "an old steam pump water facility dating back to - Steam Power by Phil Pantano

Walker Evans  
Chrysler Building under construction, New York  1929  Gelatin-silver print

Walker Evans Chrysler Building under construction, New York 1929 Gelatin-silver print

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