Microscopes have come a long way since 1665

Scopes deliver stunning cell images 350 years after Robert Hooke’s Micrographia

cork and cow cells

CENTURIES OF PROGRESS  A Robert Hooke drawing from his 1665 book Micrographia (right) depicts little boxes in a slice of cork that he called cells. Today microscopes provide extraordinary views of cells, like these (left) from a cow.

Robert Markus; The Royal Society

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