HM - 2013


2013 // HM // Dr. Alan Kohn // University of Washington // Seattle, Washington, United States
Specimen: Tip of tooth of predatory marine snail Conus ermineus. Conus paralyzes its prey rapidly by injecting the tooth, containing a potent venom consisting of a mix of nerve toxins, into its prey, then swallows the prey whole.
Technique: Differential interference contrast, magnification 80x
Co-prizewinners: Joshua Kubo
Tags: Marine Life // Interference Microscopy

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