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A scanning electron microscope image of spider silk glands making a thread, originally from Dennis Kunkel Microscopy. Yep ... cool!

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Electron Microscope scan of a microbe known as a "Waterbear", which can live up to a decade without water.

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Low-temperature scanning electron microscope magnification series for a snow crystal. The crystals are captured, stored, and sputter-coated with platinum at cryogenic temperatures for imaging; Wikipedia

Low-temperature scanning electron microscope magnification series for a snow crystal. The crystals are captured, stored, and sputter-coated with platinum at cryogenic temperatures for imaging; Wikipedia

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Scanning electron microscope image ofthe head of a maggot (Protophormia sp.) The maggots of this fly are used medicinally to clean wounds. The maggots are sterilised and placed in the wound, where they feed on dead tissue and leave healthy tissue untouched. Their saliva contains anti- bacterial chemicals which maintain sterility in the area. Maggots are used on ulcers and deep wounds away from organs or body cavities, most often being used to treat diabetic ulcers on the feet

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