Newsletter April 19th 2013

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 Friday April 19th 2013

National Geographic Cover

Micronaut proudly announces his newest feature article ‘Microbes – Small, small world a in National Geographic. Moreover, his Streptococcus image has made it on the cover of the 125-Years-Anniversary-Edition.

The unique image shows a colony of tiny bacteria while climbing from one surface peak to the next one, thereby carefully balancing on a thin filament – much like a group of mountaineers taking their way to the summit…

Image of the Month

The new ‘Image of the Month’ is now on display. check it out!

Atlant’s Column – January 2013

‘Atlant’s Column’ is the new online section produced in collaboration with science writer Atlant Bieri. Articles are published monthly.

Stealth Eyes

For nocturnal vision moths have huge eyes, but at daytime they make it easy for hungry predators to find the tasty bite. In order to minimize the reflections of their eyes, some moth species have developed natural anti-reflective structures…

Find out more about these high-tech structures in the new
‘Atlant’s Column’ on

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