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Zooming In: Butterfly Wings
Editor's Pics

Zooming In: Butterfly Wings

Zooming In: Butterfly Wings
Editor's Pics

Zooming In: Butterfly Wings

Credit: Alex Davis, Duke University

This close-up look at the wings of the Rajah Brooke's birdwing butterfly with a scanning electron microscope reveals tiny structures in their wing scales that trap light so that virtually none escapes.

Zooming In: Butterfly Wings

Credit: Alex Davis, Duke University


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