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January 18, 2014

This is a blood cell balanced on the head of a pin


This incredible image was captured using a scanning electron microscope. It's been colorized to provide contrast, but this is actually what it would look like if you balanced one red blood cell on a pin. - - io9 [Note the shadow cast.]

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 18, 2014 10:12 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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That looks more like the pin point than the head of the pin

Posted by: bgarrett at January 19, 2014 6:09 AM

Yes, but how many angels could fit on there?

Posted by: Julie at January 19, 2014 9:02 AM

I don't see any angels dancin' around on it either.

Posted by: chasmatic at January 19, 2014 9:03 AM

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