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The surface of a mosquito egg (Culex pipiens), which generates a water repellent network by connecting microscopically small structures to trap a thin layer of air. The structures avoid immersion and enable the eggs to float and aggregate with neighbouring eggs. Martin Oeggerli

The image shows the surface of a mosquito egg (from Culex pipiens), which generates a water repellent network by connecting microscopically small structures to trap a thin layer of air. (Credit: Martin Oeggerli, The EMBO Journal)

Igor Siwanowicz - Idolomantis in dreighouding

Devil& Flower Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) - Beautiful Macro Insect Photo: Devils Flower, Igor Siwanowicz, Flower Mantis, Praying Mantis, Devil S Flower

Fungi #texture #inspiration #officetrends A mushroom walks into a bar and the bartender says, “Sorry, we don’t serve mushrooms in here.” The mushroom replies, “Why not? I’m a fungi!”

Fungi A mushroom walks into a bar and th bartender says, “Sorry, we don’t serve mushrooms in here.” The mushroom replies, “Why not? I’m a fungi!

Microscopic espresso- wow, coffee looks good even under a microscope!

I'd love to frame and hang a pic of this (and coffee & iced coffee too) Microscopic espresso- wow, coffee looks good even under a microscope!

Verbaasde slang

pickkled-ginger: “ life-of-planet-earth: “ Vine Snake ” it looks like a judgmental shoelace. ” It is a judgmental shoelace

Experiments in #mineralization.

Stalasso by Neri Oxman Experiments in Structural Columns Formations CNC milled Acrylic, Urethane Rubber and Polyurethane Casting Resin Composites Museum of Science, Boston

Een beerdiertje van de soort Paramacrobiotus kenlanus, zittend op een stukje mos.

WATER BEARS IN SPACE! The water bear, or TARDIGRADE, is so small it measures in angstroms, not millimeters. The Swedes sent some into space in The tiny critters survived the vacuum of space, the intense cold and radiation for 8 days!

The bones of an 89-year old female with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become extremely porous, fracture easily, and heal slowly. Osteoporosis occurs more often in women, especially following menopause.

The bones of an old female with osteoporosis sad, yet beautiful decay anatomy-medicine-physiology

Red Blood Cells under a microscope. No wonder Cheerios are good for you. ha!

Red Blood Cells under a microscope. No wonder Cheerios are good for you.<<<I always thought that red blood cells in my science book looked like those noodles in sauce with the meatballs XD

Magnified Nature - microscopic mushroom with complex natural structures; organic…

Magnified Nature - microscopic mushroom with complex natural structures; organic… +net &plastic soda can cover

Butterfly egg

butterfly egg: scanning electron micropgraph amazing well organized microscopy research site image library from the university of queensland -sadly all small format images.

White Royal butterfly egg (Pratapa deva relata).     See      http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=22944

Fractal symmetry in nature - White Royal butterfly egg (Pratapa deva relata).

butterfly egg photo -- all sorts of amazing photos this site!

Under the Microscope: "The Adonis blue butterfly is rare because it's choosy. It lays its eggs (like the one above) only on horseshoe vetch, a European perennial. What's more, it looks for patches cropped by rabbits that allow easy landing.

Lobster Eggs: 20 BioScapes Contest Photos--Life Viewed through the Microscope: Scientific American

20 BioScapes Contest Photos--Life Viewed through the Microscope: Scientific American, lobster eggs