Low power scanning electron microscope image, showing osteoporotic architecture in the fourth lumbar vertebra of an 89 year old woman (x20). The bone is heavily eroded in places by the action of osteoclasts and consists mainly of thin, fragile struts.

The image is a scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of bird bone.

Earth at night …great photo from space.

Grains of sand under a microscope

Needle and thread under a microscope; no wonder it is so hard to put the thread through the hole!

microscopic image of an apple

Muscle fibre, SEM (Scanning Electron Microscope).

Human bone under Scanning Electron Microscope

Electron microscope image: Pollen

diatom SEM

This is a close-up of the porous structure inside an osteoporotic bone

“Human Cerebral Cortex,” Alfonso Rodríguez-Baeza and Marisa Ortega-Sánchez, scanning electron microscope, 2009

Lung cancer cell division (imaged using a scanning electron microscope [SEM])

Venus' amazing pattern around the Earth: a fivefold pattern every eight years.

Lung cancer cell (imaged using a scanning electron microscope [SEM])

A Swiss scientists named Martin Oeggerli uses a Scanning Electron Microscope in his cellar to capture images of pollen grains.

Bone marrow, (SEM). Bone marrow is the site of blood cell production. Differentiating white blood cells (green)

A snail shell as seen in the Scanning Electron Microscope

Human skin outermost layer

Bone marrow stem cell, SEM