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Photographs which reveal the hidden world of biology - showing both the beauty and harsh reality of living things - have all been shortlisted for an award.
A time lapse shot of a cancer cell dividing and beautifully spiky caffeine crystal were all finalists in the Wellcome Image Award.
Some of the pictures are eerily beautiful such as a close-up of green algae, a bacteria biofilm or the crystal of the anti-diarrhoea drug Loperamide.