Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Peters and Dr. Michael R. Taylor, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis
Developing blood vessels in the brain!
Photo credit: Walter Piorkowski
These are baby Lynx spiders.
Photo credit: Dr Dylan Burnette, National Institutes of Health
This is a cancer cell, believe it or not — specifically, it’s a cell of a bone tumor called an osteosarcoma.
Photo credit: Dr W Ryan Williamson, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
A dissected fly’s eye. Um.
Photo credit: Marek Mis
A desmid, which is a type of green algae.
Photo credit: Geir Drange
This is an ant carrying one of its larvae. Ants are amazing.
Photo credit: Douglas Moore, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Ancient snail shells and shrimp, fossilized in agate.
Photo credit: Somayeh Naghiloo, Department of Plant Biology, University of Tabriz
This curious-looking unit is the primordium of a garlic flower.
Photo credit: Charles Krebs
… And this is what’s swimming in your water, people.
Photo credit: Dr Arlene Wechezak
And finally, more algae — this is a species called Pilota, which you can read about on a site called AlgaeBase. (And by the way, how awesome is it that there’s a site called AlgaeBase? Ah, the Internet…)