Infinite Delight - An electron microscope catches the immune system blooming into action. A white blood cell (red) wraps itself around a mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of most cases of tuberculosis.
From the Department of Awesome Natural Wonders come these amazing images of snowflakes magnified under an electron microscope at the Electron Microscopy Unit of the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center in Beltsville, Maryland.
Using a low-temperature scanning electron microscope, its stage chilled to researchers at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center in Maryland have captured an astonishingly intimate view of snowflakes.
Looking at the World through a Microscope (Part I)