Turning Point – Article about Micronaut in Nature

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Cancer researcher turns scientific photography into his main career pursuit.

Text and Interview by Karen Kaplan
Published 4 July 2012

Best known as a scientific photographer, Martin Oeggerli takes close-up images of microscopic creatures and structures that have been featured in scientific publications and art galleries worldwide.

Although he is still a postdoc in cancer research at the University of Basel in Switzerland, his photography has become his passion and his main career track. Oeggerli received his third Best Scientific Image prize in March, in The EMBO Journal’s annual cover contest, for capturing the most interesting microstructure.

Read the full article & interview in Nature 487, 131-131(2012).