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And then it suddenly... EXPLODED!

An image sequence of a cilliate I got today, while taking optical sections:

(40x, Namarski phase contrast)

The heat from the light source must've got to the poor guy... =(


  1. What happened there? A virus destroyed it??? You made too much pressure with the glass?

  2. LOL we wish it was a virus - that'd be cool!

    Glass pressure + heat from the lamp, I think...

  3. The same (?) phenomenon as a film clip:

    And btw, I don't think it was pressure or heat in my case.


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