Using a Scanning Electron Microscope, retired scientific photographer Steve Gschmeissner magnifies insects by up to a million times. A coloured scanning electron micrograph of the head of a human flea (Pulex irritans).
Micro Monsters: scanning electron microscope images of insects, spiders and creepy crawlies
A shy rice weevil as seen by electron microscopy - A shy rice weevil observed in a scanning electron microscope (SEM). The magnification is 265 fold when seen on a screen. The image has been colored afterwards as SEM images are only grey.
Cancellous bone is characterised by a honeycomb arrangement, comprising a network of trabeculae (rod-shaped) fibrous tissue. These structures provide support and strength to the bone. The spaces within this tissue contain bone marrow