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It's a Small World

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5:39pm, December 17, 2007
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The apparently fictitious "Institute for the Promotion of the Less than One Millimeter" offers a visual smorgasbord of microbiological images. Wim van Egmond describes his "Micropolitan Museum" as portraits of what he can scoop up with a pipette or tweezers. He's got marine and freshwater collections, a botanical garden, and an insectarium. The latter two aren't truly invisible—although the structural details that van Egmond captures would be missed by the naked eye.

Go to: http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/micropolitan

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