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Breast Cancer in a Dish
The cancer in these cells is driven by the ErbB2 gene.
Divided HeLa Cells
Scanning electron micrograph of just-divided HeLa cells. Zeiss Merlin HR-SEM.
Scanning electron micrograph of Yersinia pestis, which causes bubonic plague.
A Kupfer Cell
A Kupfer cell (macrophage) in the liver imaged by scanning electron microscopy.
Creating Protein Patterns
The technique could help engineer polluted water filter and human tissues.
Fat cells (red) and blood vessels (green).
Fat cells store and release energy, protect organs and nerve tissues, insulate us from the cold and help us absorb important vitamins.
6 Day Old Embryo
Scanning electron micrograph of a 6 day old human embryo beginning to implant into the lining of the uterus (endometrium).
This image of dung (Coprophilous) fungi found on a cow pile is composed using 20 stacked images that were captured with epi-illumination.
E.coli is responsible for some pretty nasty infections.
Mast Cell in Human Eye with Conjunctivitis
This image shows a single mast cell invading conjunctival tissue in response to an inflammatory agent or pathogen.