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Stunning Images Under the Microscope Capture the Lives of the Tiniest Creatures [Slide Show]

By Gary Stix

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CORAL IN COLOR:

Underwater image by James H. Nicholson of live brain coral, Goniastrea sp ., stands out under fluorescent and reflected light.....[ More ]

FLUORESCENT ALGAE:

Spherical colonies of  Nostoc , a type of blue-green algae, glow like curlicues of neon in this portrait by Gerd Guenther.....[ More ]

FRUIT FLIES AND REPRODUCTION:

Fruit fly ovaries and uterus glow in the dark in this image taken by Gunnar Newquist. Eggs are stained red.....[ More ]

BUGS EAT BUG:

Two damsel bugs appear to feed on an aphid in this staged shot by Geir Drange using dead specimens.....[ More ]

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