• Vol 3 No 1 (2019)

    The Cover Image is a brightfield micrograph with colored filters (magnification 14x) from crystals of influenza virus neuraminidase isolated from terns, by Julie Macklin and Graeme Laver, Australian Natl. Univ., Canberra. Courtesy of Nikon Small World (1st Place 1987 Photomicrography Competition, https://www.nikonsmallworld.com). 

  • Vol 2 No 2 (2018)

    The Cover Image is a polarized light photomicrograph of dendritic crystals of sucrose formed after drying some drops of the Italian drink Aperol. Field of view: c. 2 mm. Copyright Bernardo Cesare (www.microckscopica.org)

  • Vol 2 No 1 (2018)

    The cover image for this issue is Winter Tree, a woodcut by Charles Beck (1923-2017). We are sincerely grateful to Charles’ family who gave us the permission to reproduce an extraordinary work of art, illustrating the creativity of an artist entrusted to matter... READ MORE


  • Vol 1 No 2 (2017)

    The Cover Image is an optical micrograph under crossed polarizers of a hydrated lamellar phase of ascorbyl-6-O-dodecanoate.

  • Vol 1 No 1 (2017)

    The Cover Image is a polarized light photomicrograph of ethylene carbonate crystals, magnification 10 X.