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6 Day Old Embryo
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Scanning electron micrograph of a 6 day old human embryo beginning to implant into the lining of the uterus (endometrium).

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Cerebellar Cortex of a Rat
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This image shows the cerebellar cortex of a rat which has been triple stained to show the cortical DNA (blue), membrane-bound IP3 receptors (green) and glial cells (red). Using multiphoton microscopy, researchers were able to create large-scale high resolution brain maps of protein expression.

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Human Proximal Tubule
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A colorized SEM image of a human proximal tubule, showing the tubular structure and projections extending over the tissue surface.

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Brainbow Zebrafish
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Brainbow zebrafish. Neurons are labeled in multiple colors with "Brainbow" (Nature, 2007) fluorescence microscopy.

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Sections of Primate Brain
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This image shows inhibitory neurons of the primate hippocampus (center) stained for parvalbumin (green) or calretinin (red), flanked by adjacent sections stained for Nissl (top) or acetylcholinesterase (to show cholinergic innervation, bottom).

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Drosophila - more commonly known as fruit fly.
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A colorized, scanning electron micrograph of a Drosophila melanogaster, also known as the fruit fly.

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Coprophilous fungi
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This image of dung (Coprophilous) fungi found on a cow pile is composed using 20 stacked images that were captured with epi-illumination.

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Cerebellum
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Purkinje neurons (green) surrounded by glial cells (magenta) and DNA in cell nuclei (cyan). Captured using multiphoton fluorescence microscopy.

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E.coli
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E.coli is responsible for some pretty nasty infections.

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Ascorbic Acid
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Crystallized ascorbic acid (vitamin C) has been captured here using polarized light microscopy (PLM).

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