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rhamphotheca:

This single-celled green diatom won Rogelio Moreno Gill of Panama fifth place in the BioScapes Imaging Competition. Although many diatoms are found in the oceans, they inhabit freshwater too. Specimens for this composite image came from a lake.
(via: National Geographic)

rhamphotheca:

This single-celled green diatom won Rogelio Moreno Gill of Panama fifth place in the BioScapes Imaging Competition. Although many diatoms are found in the oceans, they inhabit freshwater too. Specimens for this composite image came from a lake.

(via: National Geographic)

decayedmindboy:

Sand, under a 250x microscope


http://www.sandgrains.com/sand-grains-gallery.html