The best science images of 2020

A new virus, wafer-thin solar cells, gene‑edited squid and more.

2020 has been a year like no other. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed science to the forefront and dominated lives. But the year also produced fresh images unrelated to the virus. From wafer-thin solar cells to gene-edited squid, here are the striking shots from science that caught the eye of Nature ’s news and art team.

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