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Harvard Scientist Grows Microscopic Flowers

Inside a tiny beaker of water Harvard scientist Wim L. Noorduin has managed to coax chemicals into beautiful and delicate microscopic flowers. On a micron scale he and his colleagues have produced arrangements of crystals that resemble natural forms from ...
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Microscopic Paintings on the Tiniest Objects

Coffee beans, grape seeds, matchstick tips- it seems no surface is too tiny for Hasan Kale to transform into a work of art. The Turkish artist achieves a mind blowing amount of detail in his miniature paintings of his hometown ...
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Fast, Microscopic 3d Printing Is Here!

A new era of 3D printing technology is now upon us. Created by researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna), this high-precision printer is able to create microscopically small objects on a nanometer scale — at a speed ...
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The Up Close World of Pollen

Who knew that pollen, that perpetrator of the allergy season, could be so beautiful when looked at close up. Some of these recolored scanning microscope images look like tiny hedgehogs, others alike pieces of delicious fruit and still others could ...
Revealed: A First View Inside HIV

Revealed: A First View Inside HIV

Peering into a mysterious and tiny world for the first time, a team from Visual Science has given us a new and revealing look inside HIV. Lead by Ivan Konstantinov, the group has built the most detailed 3D model of ...