Photo Gallery: Best Science Photographs of 2005 Named

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First Prize, Art Category
"Paracetamol Crystals"
By Spike Walker

Spike Walker used a photomicroscope to capture crystal growth in a solution of paracetamol, also known as the painkiller acetaminophen. The black rectangular outline was scratched out of a flat surface to make a border in which the crystals could grow.

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