under the microscope....
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MICROSCOPIC HAIRS IN INNER EAR: Inner ear help divers (like the one in today’s pic) know their up down orientation in water. Sounds under water are magnified. When we hear sounds (whether under water or above) microscopic hairs in our inner ears vibrate.
Microscopic Images of Invertebrates. Insekten, Spinnen und anderes
Scanning Electron Micrographs of all kind of small Animals. Kleine Tiere gesehen mit dem Raster- Elektronen- Mikroskop.
Nerve fibres, SEM
Myelinated nerve fibres, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The myelin sheath is pink, the axoplasm is dark brown and the endoneurium (connective tissue) is yellow. Magnification: x3300 when printed at 10 centimetres wide. Source: Science Photo Library (www.sciencephoto.com/) Image: F001/0002
Awards for Outstanding Works of Scientific Photography
Image: Anne Cavanagh and Dave McCarthy The Wellcome Image Awards are given annually for achievement in scientific imagery. The 2009 winners were
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