03 October 2011


Compound eye of an Antarctic krill. Credit: Gerd Alberti and Uwe Kils, via Wikimedia Commons.
Scales on a 3-day old zebrafish. Credit: Carla Stehr, NOAA.
     Coccolithophore, Gephyrocapsa oceanica. Credit: NEON_ja via Wikimeda Commons.    

Diatoms. Credit: Carla Stehr, NOAA.

Gills of a mudskipper, Periophthalmus argentilineatus. Credit: G. Kruitwagen and H.P.M. Geurts, Radboud University Nijmegen.
Suckers on a newly hatched east Pacific red octopus, Octopus rubescens. Credit: Carla Stehr, NOAA.
Dinoflagellate. Credit: Carla Stehr, NOAA.

All these images were taken with a scanning electron microscope. If you're wondering how that works, this video explains.

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