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Saving the vaquita porpoise from extinction

Only ten vaquita porpoises survive, but the species may not be doomed, scientists say. If they can escape death in poachers’ nets, the endangered marine mammal is well poised to rebound despite inbre…

In Depth

How to train your AI microscope

Artificial Intelligence will define the future of microscopy. With increased demand for more powerful image analysis across many highly regulated sectors, Luciano Lucas discusses the need to train AI…

Comment And Analysis

Which three extinct animals would you invite to dinner?

Considering de-extinction, iterative evolution, re-evolution and the Elvis taxon, Russ Swan muses on the potential of inviting an elemoth for an evening meal before opening a historic portal to his o…

Interviews

It’s all just a matter of perception

In anticipation of the announcement of this year’s competition winners, we asked previous winners a bit more about themselves and the process that led to their Olympus Image of the Year light microsc…