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'Spider skin at 12,000 magnification'
This SEM image of spider skin was taken  by María Carbajo of the Electron Microscopy Unit at the University of Extremadura.
You can clearly see a follicle, hairs, and brochosomes from a preyed-upon leafhopper (the yellow balls).
It won her FEI’s 2012 photography competition (FEI is a microscopy technologies manufacturer). You can find links to other entrants’ photos here.
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'Spider skin at 12,000 magnification'

This SEM image of spider skin was taken  by María Carbajo of the Electron Microscopy Unit at the University of Extremadura.

You can clearly see a follicle, hairs, and brochosomes from a preyed-upon leafhopper (the yellow balls).

It won her FEI’s 2012 photography competition (FEI is a microscopy technologies manufacturer). You can find links to other entrants’ photos here.

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