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This scanning electron microscope (SEM) image shows a Eutardigrade (Macrobiotus spp.). Pictures from a SEM only show surface details. Specimens are prepared for SEM in a multi-step process that involves completely drying the animal and then coating it in gold before images can be taken. In the Microscopy Lab at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

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Photo by Joshua Heward (PolarTREC 2016), Courtesy of ARCUS
Photographer: Joshua Heward
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2016
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PolarTREC
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McMurdo Station
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SIS, D-48153 Muenster

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