This is an actual picture of White Blood Cells, in with some red blood cells. The platelets are stained purple, a T-Lymphocyte white cell is stained green, and a Monocyte white cell is stained gold as seen through a scanning electron microscope.
The Great Story III An animal cell, a eukaryote.Before the electron microscope, the complexity of subtle structures within the cell was not known. Now we are only beginning to appreciate the complexity of sub-cellular anatomy and physiology!
Chlamydia infection. Coloured scanning electron micrograph of a cultured human cervix cancer cell infected by Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. At centre is an inclusion body (round) that has been ripped open, revealing hundreds of Chlamydia particles (small, round) inside.
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.