Bone tissue (imaged using a scanning electron microscope [SEM])

Cancellous bone is characterised by a honeycomb arrangement, comprising a network of trabeculae (rod-shaped) fibrous tissue. These structures provide support and strength to the bone. The spaces within this tissue contain bone marrow

Petri dishes with crocheted mould colonies

Embroidered petri dishes by Elin Thomas. I know what I'm making for my lab coordinator at school for Christmas.

The Daily Dish 2013 — Amazing petri dish painting by Klari Reis

The Daily Dish 2013 — Amazing petri dish painting by Klari Reis. These are amazing examples of beautiful color palettes.

Villa of the small intestine.   Helen Jaques » Blog Archive » Wellcome Image Awards: shedding light on the microscopic world

These finger-like villi in the small intestine of a mouse have been cropped at the tips and stained with fluorescent dyes

Julie Dodd paintings inspired by microscopic images of tree cross sections.

Julie Dodd, environmental artist, installation artist, printmaker and bookmaker

White blood cell in action

Immune System at Work: White blood cells engulf spores of the fungus Aspergillus fumigatus, which often causes disease in immunocompromised people.

Nature up close. Cell cross-section under a microscope

microscopic plant cells closeup of embroidery Framed embroidery xoxo Nat

Petri dish dishes (posted on Bee of Design's blog

Petri dish art

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a red blood cell infected with malaria parasites (blue). The infected cell is in the center of the image area. To the left are uninfected cells with a smooth red surface.

Colorized electron micrograph of red blood cell infected with malaria parasites (blue). The small bumps on the infected cell show how the parasite remodels its host cell. Uninfected cells (red) have smoother surfaces.

chloroplast cells under a microscope

Cells from the moss Plagiomnium affine with visible chloroplasts, organelles that conduct photosynthesis by capturing sunlight.

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