Diaphonization work of Sadie Stednitz (Photography ©Chad Lowe) Biology Science and Art 

The Artful Science of Diaphonization

By Ansel Oommen Ansel is a freelance writer, multimedia artist, and citizen scientist residing in New York City. He writes in-depth pieces about the intersection of science and art. The dead fish, frogs, and snakes floating in the vials are like curiosities from the Victorian era. But unlike the stuffed and mounted animals of taxidermy, these specimens are transparent, offering a literal window into their skeletal structure. The rich reds, purples, and blues that highlight their bones and cartilage have been produced by the process of diaphonization, which blends art and…

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