Image of the Month: The Jewelry Box of Life

Published in Fundamentals - Fundamentals February 2020

This 3D rendering of a eukaryotic cell is modeled using data from X-ray, nuclear magnetic resonance and cryo-electron microscopy. Though the researchers weren't able to capture all of the cell's complexity, it is an attempt to visualize the myriad systems involved in cellular life.

Image by Evan Ingersoll and Gael McGill
Digital illustraion
Digizyme Inc.

This photo is part of a series that appears in the "Images from Science 3" exhibition visiting Johns Hopkins Jan. 20 - March 20. The exhibit is open to the public.