MicroAngela

Come explore familiar and unexpected views of the microscopic world with these colorized images from electron microscopes at the University of Hawaii. To begin, please click any image to enlarge and learn more.


    Everyday insects from our lives     

See close up views of the insects we often see in our lives and around our homes.

Black Ant    House Fly    Honeybee    Fruit Fly    Fly Face    More Bugs

 

    Denizens of the invisible empire

Insects we rarely see - and (perhaps) wish we never do.

Mosquito    Darth Termite    Roach    Bedbug    Roach Too
  
Aphid    Cat Flea    Jumping Spider    Head Louse    More   

 

   Always a part of you

Most living things are made up of one or more cells. These are different cells from throughout our bodies.

Cells    Neuron    Red Blood Cells    Capillary    More

 

   Grows on you

Microscopic organisms that are parasites, and other cells.

Mold    Bacteria    Leptospira    Penicillum    More Stuff

 

   SEM antics - some things you'll never see

Miscellaneous views of fascinating patterns and unlikely shapes.

Spores    Termite    Fly Gland    Love Pollen    More Antics

 

   Under the sea

Some of the beautiful creatures that live in our oceans.

Lucifer    Crab Larva    Tubeworm    Tiny Shell    More Marine

 

   Copepods rule the earth

These small planktonic crustaceans form one of the major links of the marine food web.

Gaussia    Pleuromamma    Sensory setae

  


Image Use
The entire contents of this site are copyrighted. Images may be downloaded from this site for educational, non-profit use only (such as a school report). If you need higher resolution images, without the watermark, please contact me. Please give credit to "MicroAngela". Mahalo!

Methods
For more on how these images were produced, click here.

Links
Go to the Microscopy Society of America's Project MICRO for curriculum guides, books, videotapes, CD-ROMS, and links to educational microscopy sites on the World Wide Web.

Me Credits
MicroAngela is a creation of Tina (Weatherby) Carvalho of the Biological Electron Microscope Facility, (BEMF), part of the Pacific Biomedical Research Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Comments?
Please direct your queries and comments to: Tina Carvalho



The specimens viewed on this web site were prepared and photographed by me, except where noted. I digitized and colorized the images and prepared the animations. I authored the site in July 1996 (using straight HTML, with no other web-authoring software) and I maintain the site. Therefore, I am wholly responsible for its content.

 
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