Alexander Tsiaras is an American Scientist , Photographer and Journalist . He has won awards including the World Press Award for his work in the improvement of medicine through advanced technology. His work has been featured on the covers of Time, New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Life magazine and the London Sunday Times Magazine.
He taught himself mathematics and physics and developed his own lenses, including one for a microscope that was used to photograph the first images of human eggs in an in vitro fertilization program. Another lens was used for the endoscope that can photograph the fetus from outside the amniotic sac. The images resulting from this became cover stories for Life Magazine.
Working with Yale he received funding from NASA to write algorithms for virtual surgery, so that astronauts could be cut in robotics pods for deep space flights
In this Video , he shows how his technology is teaching science new things about the amazing Journey from Conception to Birth .