Exploding wires open sharp X-ray eye

11:45am, October 31, 2001

Some coffee-table books feature hair-raising microscopic views of insects, dust mites, and other minimonsters. Taken with optical and electron microscopes, those pictures typically show only surface features of their subjects. Now, a novel X-ray camera peers into the interiors of tiny creatures and objects with micrometer-scale resolution over exceptionally large areas.

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