Impression Painting OR Medical Image

Here are some of the winners’ image of medical images of 2009 from wellcome image award. Before I read the content… I saw those are some kind of impression paintings…lol. Anyway, those electron microscope images looks really impressive….Now, welcome to the microscope world….

Compact bone

amazing Medical Image of 2009

This watercolor-like image shows a part of the human thigh bone. Specifically, it shows the compact bone, which provides strength and rigidity and is solid in appearance. Shown in red are Haversian canals, part of the compact bone’s intricate circulatory network. The tiny black spaces shown in this image are due to the loss of living bone cells during processing, leaving holes within the bone.
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