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TEM of a section through Naegleria fowleri, a free-living amoeba found in warm bodies of fresh water that can invade and attack the human nervous system and brain, causing primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM). Although this occurs rarely, such an infection nearly always results in the death of the victim. #uvwater #viqua

neutrophil attacking staph bacteria protecting the human mouth and killing bad microbes in the human body

Kidney cortex, showing numerous glomeruli with their afferent and efferent arterioles and the peritubular capillary complexes.

Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of two water bears (or tardigrades, microscopic, water-dwelling creatures)

Human chromosomes and nucleus, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Chromosomes are a packaged form of the genetic material DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). The DNA normally exists in a non-condensed form in the cell nucleus (upper right). It condenses into chromosomes (centre and lower left) during cell replication. In humans, there are 46 chromosomes, consisting of 23 chromosome pairs. Magnification: x4350 when printed at 10 centimetres across.

Peering Inside a Tardigrade Researchers have finally seen inside the elusive moss piglet using a new laser scanning microscope.

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Diatom, Sem Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Steve Gschmeissner

Diatoms are microscopic algae composed of separate halves, with delicate siliceous cell walls. They're usually single-celled organisms, though some live colonially. They inhabit fresh and salt waters and are among the most abundant of all phytoplankton.

And this, ladies and gentlemen, is what the Human Immunodeficiency Virus looks like. A beautiful destroyer.

An electron microscope catches the immune system blooming into action. A white blood cell (red) wraps itself around a mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of most cases of tuberculosis....very very cool!