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    May 28, 2008

    This picture of moss capsules releasing spores is one of the largest scanning electron images ever printed (© Martin Oeggerli)

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    • shakil ahmed

      The capsule is a large structure of some prokaryotic cells. The capsule surrounds the entire cell. This can be the cause of various diseases also known as a virulence factor because it enhances the ability of bacteria.

    • Bailey McAleer

      This picture of moss capsules releasing spores is one of the largest scanning electron images ever printed ()

    • zeroable

      Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) image of moss capsules releasing spores. By molecular biologist and amateur "micronaut" Martin Oeggerli. Oeggerli electronically colors his images based on observation and imagination.

    • Carmelita Guimaraes

      Moss capsules (scale 16:1) Dried moss capsules release spores after a drought. This particular moss is among the oldest plants on Earth. The picture is part of the biggest scanning-electron image ever printed. The original is 1.5 by 2.5 metres

    • Mary Washtok-Sturm

      Moss capsules releasing spores, Martin Oeggerli. This looks very 'War of the Worlds' to me

    • Ian Coltman

      Scanning electron image of moss capsules releasing spores

    • Charl Malan

      Moss capsules releasing spores, Martin Oeggerli

    • Jeni Ross

      Moss capsules releasing spores.

    • Kajoo

      Dry moss capsule

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