The Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s quarterly bulletin (a science magazine, of sorts) always has amazing scientific illustrations. I’ve saved a lot of the covers, but I never thought I’d run across any of the graphic artists again. The first two panels (below) are actually pinned up as part of my epic-magazine-collage-wallpaper. The main feature of that HHMI Aug ’07 issue was titled, “Tinkerers ~ Scientists with technical ingenuity are opening up new vistas to the finer parts of the cell.” Go figure I loved the article. 

Adam Simpson draws killer retro microscopes and lively little people with strong shadows.

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The one below, on the left, is called “A Tired Mind.” My head feels the same way.

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