Tiny but Stunning
Micro worlds too small to see with the naked eye

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The Coolest Little Particles in Nature

The Coolest Little Particles in Nature

Maybe you've heard of quarks and the Higgs boson. But what about sparticles and neutrolinos? Check out the "tiny particles that leave physicists drooling." More...

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LiveScience
Best Microscope Photos of the Year Bring Tiny, Amazing Worlds to Light

Best Microscope Photos of the Year Bring Tiny, Amazing Worlds to Light

Ever thought that a microscope could be a tool for an artist? Here are some micro-masterpieces from 2013. More...

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WIRED
The Art of Nanotech

The Art of Nanotech

You might be surprised just how beautiful objects smaller than the period at the end of this sentence can be. Check out this nano gallery. More...

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NOVA/PBS
Microbes: Small, Small World

Microbes: Small, Small World

Is it art or science? Maybe it's both. The bacteria in these pictures are stained to show up more clearly, but the results can be visually stunning. More...

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National Geographic
Cool Killers: The Beauty of Deadly Pathogens

Cool Killers: The Beauty of Deadly Pathogens

The bacteria, viruses, and parasites in these images are so nice to look at, it's hard to believe how much death and misery they cause. More...

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Discover Magazine
Volvox, One of the 7 Wonders of the Micro World

Volvox, One of the 7 Wonders of the Micro World

It's truly amazing what you can see through a microscope. Take volvox for instance. Check out this "grand spherical colony" of algae. More...

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Microscopy UK
The Enemy Within: 10 Human Parasites

The Enemy Within: 10 Human Parasites

Stroll through this unpleasant gallery of parasites, all of which are known to infect humans. You may not want to look right before or after eating. More...

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New Scientist
Extremophiles!

Extremophiles!

These archaea are found in extreme environments. From boiling geysers to sub-zero Antarctic lakes to salty waters that would kill other forms of life, archaea make the best of some tough situations. More...

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Microbiology Online
Winners Gallery: International Digital Imaging Competition

Winners Gallery: International Digital Imaging Competition

Scroll through more than a decade of "the world’s most amazing images of life’s wonders as seen through microscopes" in this gallery of award-winning photos. More...

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Olympus BioScapes