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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via Steve Gschmeissner / Science Photo Library

 A nerve ending shows off its complexity.

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via Tina Carvalho / National Institue of General Medical Sciences

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

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via Tumblr / f***yeahelectronmicroscope

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

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via The Telegraph | Barcroft Media / Science Photo Library

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

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via Tumblr / f***yeahelectronmicroscope

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

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via Wellcome Images

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

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via Wellcome Images

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

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via reddit / auro026

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

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via Tumblr / f***yeahelectronmicroscope

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

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via Eye of Science / Science Photo Library

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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Picture Credit: science.howstuffworks.com

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