This is an autoradiograph of a reverse phase thin layer chromatography (RP-TLC) experiment. In this instance RP-TLC allows us to analyze the chain length of a cell’s free fatty acids.
The image is an overview of the spinal cord in a chick embryo. It portrays the yin-yang of embryonic development where two forces act synchronously to promote normal development.
In an attempt to learn more about the keratin structure of a quill, electron microscopy was applied to a cross section that had been platinum coated.
This is an SEM image of the proboscis of a red-spotted purple butterfly. The margins represent the apical 20% of the proboscis, and the image shows the structures used to take in fluids.