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Best Science Images of 2008

By Evan Ackerman

This electron micrograph of long finned squid suckers is one of National Geographic’s Best Science Images of 2008. Have a look at the entire gallery here, or see the first place winner (a picture of diatoms on an invertebrate) after the jump.

Tiny green diatoms create the illusion of a fernlike forest as they attach to their marine-invertebrate hosts.

[ National Geographic ]