A nest egg
Detail of the microtubules and nucleus in a COS-7 (Cercopithecus aethiops kidney, SV40 transformed) cultured cell. Confocal at 100X.
Soap bubble. Polarized Light at 10X.
A circle of life
Navicula variolata (diatom). Darkfield at 400X.
Animal, mineral or vegetable?
Glands in a leaf of Drosera capensis, a carnivorous plant. Image Stacking at 10X.
Dew on spider web at 5X.
Vitamin C Crystal
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) crystal. Brightfield at 100X.
Miley Cyrus has nothing on this butterfly. Here the insect's coiled tongue seen with 60-times magnification by Kata Kenesei and Barbara Orsolits of the Institute of Experimental Medicine - Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Danger and beauty
Battery leakage crystal. Polarized Light at 25X.
Floating and flying
Micrasterias Americana (algae). Polarized Light at 50X.
Flowing and light
Citric acid and tartaric acid. Polarized Light at 60X.