“Tardigrades (commonly known as waterbears or moss piglets) are small, water-dwelling, segmented animals with eight legs. Tardigrades were first discovered in 1773 by Johann August Ephraim Goeze, who called them kleiner Wasserbär, meaning “little .
Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the head of a moth, showing one of its two large compound eyes (orange) and its long proboscis (coiled). Magnification: when printed wide. (This gives me the heebie jeebies!
This image, snapped by a low temperature scanning electron microscope (LTSEM), shows a frozen first instar nymph of the Leptinotarsa decemlineata—also known as the Colorado Potato Beetle—magnified 100 times.
Micro Monsters: scanning electron microscope images of insects, spiders and creepy crawlies
Two interphase cells with immunofluorescence labeling of actin filaments (purple), microtubules (yellow), and nuclei (green). This image won first place in the Nikon 2003 Small World photo competition. The Cell: An Image Library - Image