Scientific Advances of 2011

(clockwise) Corbis ; CERN ; ABC

Corbis

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A microscopic conceptual visualization of breast cancer cells on the surface of breast tissue. The cancer is surrounded by T-Cells which are attacking it. --- Image by © 3d4Medical.com/Corbis

Corbis

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Portrait of young mother with her child (6-12 months) --- Image by © Matthias Ritzmann/Corbis

CERN

Corbis

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Original caption: View of the elusive subatomic neutrino tracks showing electrons and muons caught in a nano second. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois. --- Image by © Dan McCoy - Rainbow/Science Faction/Corbis

Courtesy of MIT

ABC