The human body is more beautiful than you think through an electron microscope

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1. The iris of the eye looks absolutely radiant.


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 A nerve ending shows off its complexity.


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3. The split end of a hair looks like a splintered log.


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4. Eyebrow hairs growing out of the skin like fence posts.


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5. Red blood cells don’t go anywhere alone.


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6. Red blood cells look like they’ve been rolling around in cobwebs when they’re forming a clot.


via Wellcome Images

7. A tooth does not look nearly as appetizing as you would hope.


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8. The surface of the tongue looks like an alien landscape.


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9. An air sac in the lungs has surprising depth.


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10. A fingernail is not nearly as neat and smooth as it appears normally.


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11. You wouldn’t expect bone tissue to be full of holes like this, would you?

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12. The fringe of a fallopian tube actually resembles a flower.

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Credit: Ryan Ford,

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