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Scanning electron micrograph of a human red blood cell infected with Plasmodium falciparum, the protozoan parasite that causes severe malaria. (c) Pr. David Ferguson © ISM / Phototake

Slime Mold Transformation!!! Slime Mold going from Plasmodium to Sporulation

Red blood cell on a needle, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Composite SEM of a single red blood cell on the tip of a needle.

Peacock mite: scanning electron micrograph at 260X magnification


The Wars Within


This scanning electron microscope image is from a cactus plant.

Plasmodium falciparum methionine aminopeptidase 1b (PDB ID: 3S6B). Solved by Structural Parasitology group at SGC.

Very devious - The common cold virus, constantly mutates to avoid detection. Just how totally viruses can overcome a healthy host is seen when an infected human cell ruptures, releasing a stream of new viruses (blue) into the system.

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of filamentous Ebola virus particles (blue) budding from a chronically infected VERO E6 cell (yellow-green)

Belugas with 'kitty-litter disease' threaten Inuit - life - 18 February 2014 - New Scientist