DescriptionAPI Diatoms in Art - a representation of Navicula sp. The main body is sycamore, the âblobsâ are resin, and the object is coloured with inks. The piece is held together by magnets but splits in half to reveal two silver inserts at its centre. Date Published: October 12, 2004 Source Bradbury J: Nature's Nanotechnologists: Unveiling the Secrets of Diatoms. PLoS Biol 2/10/2004: e306. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0020306 Author (Image courtesy of David Roberts, University of Wales, Bangor, UK.) Permission (Reusing this file) This file is licensed under the Creative CommonsAttribution 2.5 Generic license. You are free: to share â to copy, distribute and transmit the work to remix â to adapt the work Under the following conditions: attribution â You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5 CC BY 2.5 Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 truetrue This file was published in a Public Library of Science journal. Their websitestates that the content of all PLOS journals is published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license (or its previous version depending on the publication date), unless indicated otherwise.