Magnificent Insect Eggs

If you haven’t seen the amazing SEMs of insect eggs in this month’s Nat Geo, or read the accompanying text by ant guy Rob Dunn, you’re missing out…

Bear in mind that some of the beauty- the color bits- are added later. Scanning Electron Microscopy cannot record color, so the striking hues are interpretations of the artist.

3 thoughts on “Magnificent Insect Eggs”

  1. I love these SEMs… some of them look almost like stained glass! I’m using one as my desktop background too. ๐Ÿ™‚

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