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Picture: RPS/Manfred P Kage<br />
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Coloured scanning electron micrograph of a Leafcutter Ant holding a gear from a micromechanical device by Manfred P Kage. The gear is about 0.1mm wide.<br />
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Stunning photographs from the prestigious Royal Photographic Society's latest exhibition prove that science and beauty can co-exist. There 100 sensational images come from various disciplines of science and highlight how important photography is for academics. Photography plays a crucial role in medicine, forensic science, engineering, archaeology, oceanography, natural history and many more areas. The International Images for Science exhibition launches at the Great North Museum in Hancock, Newcastle, tomorrow (Sat), and showcases works from 54 scientists from around the world.